“The primary political and philosophical issue of the next century will be the definition of what we are,” futurist Ray Kurzweil wrote just before the onset of the 21st century. Algorithms and autonomously operating machines have already begun to fundamentally change human beings and their surroundings. Meanwhile, social objectives and ethical standards regulating these developments often remain vague.”
The conference Moral Code aims to propose new ways and platforms to communicate about the moral implications resulting from the use of digital technologies.
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