With Sami Haddadin, one of the leading researchers and eminent authority in the field of robotics and AI, the series of contemporary design positions in the Paternoster Hall continues.
Robotics and artificial intelligence are current topics that raise great hopes but also pose challenges to our times and society in the era of digital transformation. In the field of design, too, we can expect innumerable new tasks to arise from creating processes and products.
Sami Haddadin and his team have devised an exhibition for Die Neue Sammlung which illustrates in four chapters the emergence, the present and the future of robotics and AI, enabling visitors to experience them.
The Paternoster lifts are integrated into a machine extended by interconnected robots controlled by humans, creating a seemingly endless document. Here, the robots receive instructions by visitors both on site as well as through an app from outside the exhibition. Hence, AI can be used to present an exemplary physical depiction of a societie's mental state. In order to publicise the controls in the digital space through the app, a number of internationally recognised figures from the fields of research, culture and media are invited to send their instructions and ideas to the machine at the start of the exhibition.
Sami Haddadin himself says: “Intelligent robots are assistants to human beings, and it will stay that way for a long time. Everything else is science fiction, albeit, an inspiring and fascinating one.” Which goes to show that human beings will always have a formative function in the development process of AI, of its tasks and modes of operation.
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