Artificial intelligence is many-faceted: its extensive application possibilities are matched by the numerous perspectives on the technology. This is why it is important for us not to analyse and evaluate AI from a single, purely scientific or economic point of view. Instead, we want to gain a more complete understanding of artificial intelligence. To this end, we also examine media, cultural or social trends and remain open to external inspiration.
From AI indicators for the workplace, the launch of the “Exam AI” project or participation in the EU Commission’s AI white paper process: the AI Observatory looks back on an eventful first year. And reveals its plans for the second year.
We spoke to AI researcher Franziska Raudonat about the use of AI in the area of human resources, why she is involved in the “ExamAI” project and why it is important to work in diversified teams in the field of AI research.
How do Germans feel about AI? What concerns do people have, and what sort of debates are going on (or should be, but aren’t)? The research team behind MeMo:KI, the Artificial Intelligence Opinion Monitor, is occupied with such questions.
Watch the film by video artist Ulli Sigg, produced specifically for the opening of the AI-Observatory. A cinematic collage of the portrayals of AI as we encounter them in media while surfing the web, at the cinema or watching TV.