Why should we replace birds?

Eudaimonia UX & Measurement
Self-Determination Theory (SDT)
Cognitive Loading
Locus of Causality (LoC)
Proactive Computing
Positive Technology
Human-Centered Systems
Human-Computer-Interaction (HCI)
Digital Ethics and Implementtions
Ethical Data & Platform Usage Design
Cyber-anthropology

„Recent research shows that people are uncomfortable if left alone with their thoughts for as little as six minutes."

Sherry Turkle, An Assault on Empathy. Milken Institute Review (issue on The Power of Ideas), June 2016.

“If we use, to achieve our purposes, a mechanical agency with whose operation we cannot interfere effectively … we had better be quite sure that the purpose put into the machine is the purpose which we really desire.“

Norbert Wiener (Mathematician, 1894-1964) in 1960

„We all understand the joys of our always-wired world - the connections, the validations, the laughs, the porn, the info. I don't want to deny any of them here. But we are only beginning to get our minds around the costs, if we are even prepared to accept that there are costs."

Dr. Andrew Sullivan, „I Used To Be a Human Being"

“The computer professional therefore has an enormously important responsibility to be modest in his claims. [...] The mature scientist stands in awe before the depth of his subject matter. His very humility is the wellspring of his strength.“

Joseph Weizenbaum (Mathematician, 1923-2008) in 1972

„It is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul."

Sónya Kovalévsky
mathematician, 1850 - 1891

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