[Guest post ] International Summer School on ‘The Regulation of Robotics in Europe: Ethical, Legal and Economic Implications’ – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

[We are happy to cross post!] First edition of the International Summer School on ‘The Regulation of Robotics in Europe: Ethical, Legal and Economic Implications’, which will be held in Pisa (Tuscany, Italy) from 11th to 16th July, 2016. This unique initiative, funded by the European Commission through the Jean Monnet Program, stems from the […]

Review of “AI Ethics and Car Wars” from Prof. Joanna Bryson

The recent investments into Artificial Intelligence of $1,000,000,000 each by Toyota and the a consortium co-chaired by Tesla’s Elon Musk have among other things already swung AI ethics out of Terminator-based hype and Her-based hope into a direction far more practical and socially-oriented. And that’s a good thing, though it may be being done for the wrong reasons. Let’s […]

“Cyber-Humans: Our Future with Machines” – An Interview with Prof. Woodrow Barfield

Interviewee: Prof. Dr. Woodrow Barfield, the author of Cyber-Humans: Our Future with Machines, Springer Press; former professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle   Interviewer: Dr. Yueh-Hsuan Weng, the Co-founder of Peking University’s ROBOLAW.ASIA Initiative and Fellow at Tech and Law Center  Date: March. 15. 2016 Q1. Can you tell […]

Robotics: a New Challenge for Security

On March 15, 2016 Giuseppe Vaciago, Member of the Executive Committee of the Tech and Law Center, intervened at the Security Summit in Milan with a presentation on Robotics and Security. The presentation focuses on the possible security risk due to the proliferation in the use of robotics in recent years, for both civilian and military […]

[ITA] I prossimi appuntamenti del Tech and Law Center

Grazie al contributo dei nostri fellow e membri, siamo felici di condividere un programma indicativo dell’attività seminariale che si volgerà durante l’anno. Gli argomenti e i relatori saranno i seguenti: Pierluigi Perri e Alessandro Mantelero: “inquadramento giuridico del privacy officer” (26 Aprile 2016). Paolo Dal Checco ci parlerà di criptovalute e ransomware (Maggio 2016 – […]

Tech and Law Center turned 4!

Tech and Law Center just turned 4! We would not be here  without the great support of all our team and all the people who believed in our potential and capacities. We prepared a brief overview of these 4 years’ activities and it is available here. If you wish to know more and be involved […]

The ILLBuster Experience: preventing and fighting digital crimes-Final event 2016.01.29

The ILLBuster experience represents a perfect example of a winning European collaboration around a burning issue: the Prevention of and Fight Against Crime. ILLBuster is a project funded by the  European Commission (DG-HOME), which final results were presented during the ILLBuster Final Workshop and Networking Event (January 29, Cagliari, TISCALI Auditorium premises). The event, to […]