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17.05.2018
Touchy about Technology: Jobs and the Challenge for the Left

Luxemburgish Socialist MEP Mady Delvaux-Stehres discusses how we can place technology at the service of workers, social cohesion, and the fight against inequality.

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17.05.2018
Dr Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot

Technological advances, demographic shifts, and a shortage of caregivers mean that huge change is in store for the European healthcare system. But what does this mean for the healthcare workforce?

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27.04.2018
Promise and Prejudice: When Algorithms Decide

As algorithms take more and more decisions for us, the moral, social, and political consequences of their processes must be examined.

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29.03.2018
Will technology kill off the car society?

Profound change is coming in the transport sector, the rules of which are being rewritten by the digital revolution. Changes to the way we move around call into question models of ownership and the reign of the private car. We discuss these crucial developments with French Green MEP Karima Delli, President of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee.

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23.02.2018
Lost in the numbers: the missing politics of big data

Big data: omnipresent but mostly invisible. How can politics catch up with Silicon Valley and get a grip on our information?

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21.01.2018
Car Wars: The Future of Europe’s Car Industry

Europe’s car industry needs to get ready for massive change, fast.

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05.01.2018
Our Sustainability is Someone Else’s Disaster: Cities and the Environment

Are smart techno-managerial solutions the perfect alibi for resource extraction and inequality in our cities? We talked to author and academic Maria Kaika about the way that green technology so-called solutions are sometimes anything but, and can displace real action.

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30.12.2017
Technology is No Guarantee of Equality

Algorithms – hard to understand but hugely influential in our political and social lives. How do they exert such power, and what are the stakes?

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27.10.2017
Green Observatory: Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Green Observatory provides a round-up of what’s happening in Europe on a particular topic. We ask experts and politicians about the positions and actions of their country and the Green party. This month: artificial intelligence and robotics.

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26.10.2017
Minds of Their Own? Why We Need to Get Up to Speed on Robotics

From self-driving cars to intelligent implants – we’re living in an increasingly automated world, yet the legal safeguards are lagging behind.

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