Internet applications such as social networks, search engines, or media streaming platforms are in the centre of our daily life. However, we often forget that these technologies are hardly neutral tools, but stand for particular interests.
Assistive technologies promise an active and self-determined life for older people or people with disabilities. To fulfill this vision, the needs of users have to be taken into account during the development process.
From the factory to the nursing home – robots are contributing work in areas that were previously reserved for humans. What are the consequences for the job market and the role that humans play in our world?