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Media reactions to the working paper about passenger service

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05.06.2018 – After the working paper about political regulation of passenger service got published, different media companies reported on how cheaper local public transport has no effect on sustainable road transport. Journalists from TV and radio stations aswell as from print and online media interviewed Prof. Johannes Weyer, Marlon Philipp and Fabian Adelt from the Department for Technology Studies to find out more about the simulation study. Among the media were the Westdeutscher Rundfunk, the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung and the Bildzeitung. The WAZ wrote for example: "The results may make traffic planner und politicians sit up."

 

Trust in Algorithms

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05.06.2018 – Julius Konrad and Kay Cepera from the Department of Technology Studies attended the "Conference of the Science, Technology and Society Unit" in Graz in May. Central topics were for example the digitalization of society and sustainable food systems. The employees of the Department for Technology Studies gave a lecture on "Trust in Algorithms". The lecture is linked to the research they conduct as part of the ABIDA-project.

 

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