Sensor Technologies & the Human Experience 2015

Interdisciplinary Workshop on Sensor Technologies as Emerging Socio-technical Systems
Chairpersons:Klaus Mainzer (TUM München) &
Kathleen Eggleson (University of Notre Dame IN USA)
Sponsors:National Science Foundation of the United States,Award Number 1344531,Chair for Philosophy of Science (TUM),Chair for Nanoelectronics (TUM) and TUM-IAS (Institute for Advanced Study)
Duration:from 21 July, 9:00 a.m. to 22 July 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Location:TUM-IAS Institute for Advanced Study
Lichtenbergstr. 2a, 85748 Garching, Germany

Convening diverse thinkers for a unique conversation about sensor technologies, considered as emerging socio-technological systems, with emphasis on actual and potential societal and individual impacts.

As sensor technologies become increasingly powerful and pervasive, what effects might this have on embodied sensation and the human experience, on the individual and societal levels?

How can sensor networks and associated functionalities be innovatively and responsibly developed?

What are the key considerations for individual and societal decision makers with respect to ubiquitous artificial sensation?


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