Category: esg

  • Podcasts – my thoughts on ethics on air

    Podcasts – my thoughts on ethics on air

    Hosts from all over the world invite me to share my thoughts on ethics, artificial intelligence, data protection, sustainability or my personal career. Podcasts are a great opportunity to present my views and convictions in a structured and understandable manner. Every single one of these conversations has been an eye-opener for myself as well.

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  • Cryptocurrencies and ESG? Mission impossible

    Cryptocurrencies and ESG? Mission impossible

    Cryptocurrencies are booming; many of them are based on extremely energy-intensive mining processes. At the same time, we are under pressure to drastically reduce global emissions consumption, keyword ESG. These two trends are not compatible.

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  • Is there business ethics in Clubhouse?

    Is there business ethics in Clubhouse?

    What can AI ethics learn from business ethics? What’s the ethics of Clubhouse, if any? Is the Robinhood app undermining free will? And how can tech companies create an ethical business culture? Listen to my thoughts in this interview.

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  • Robinhood: democratized finance on shaky ground

    Robinhood: democratized finance on shaky ground

    More than 900 years after the heroic figure Robin Hood set out to steal from the rich and give to the poor, two American entrepreneurs borrowed his name to establish a fintech company that claims to “democratize finance for all”. But the new Robinhood’s claim of ‘democracy’ is on shaky ground. Just as the company…

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  • AI and sustainability: a solution or part of the problem?

    AI and sustainability: a solution or part of the problem?

    Environmental sustainability is one of the most promising domains to deploy ‘AI for Good’. The environment is an excellent use case for collecting and analyzing data that help us to better understand and address key environmental challenges. In contrast to the use of AI in ‘human settings’, you typically don’t run into problems of privacy…

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