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21.05.2020
With the projects VEKIAA (Responsible Integration of AI Assistants at the Workplace) and dAIalog.at (Fostering Fairness of and Trust in AI through Formats of Participatory Technology Design) the IFZ extends its profile with the topic of artificial intelligence (AI).

03.06.2020
This was the title of a talk, our gender and technology researcher Anita Thaler held on May 28, 2020 at the ISPA-Forum of Austria’s Internet Service Providers.
After an introduction of federal minister Elisabeth Köstinger, Thaler explained why it is so important for sustainable change in the IT sector to use your own room for manoeuvres instead of waiting for others to change first (which would be throwing the hot potato).

25.08.2020
This was the question Anita Thaler aimed to answer with her conference presentation „‚Configuring the User as Somebody?’ A Transdisciplinary Technology Design Approach” at this year’s virtual EASST/4S conference .

06.10.2020
In a webinar of the Austrian funding agency FFG (on October 5th 2020), IFZ researcher Anita Thaler reported from her experiences as a gender expert in the research project VITAPATCH.