Is there such a thing as mental capitalism where the digital transformation of information and entertainment tends to make them worthless? Is mindful consciousness the new sought-after resource, and is there an area where this focused attention can become a currency that can be actively cultivated? If so, what challenges do we face and how can digitisation increase our intellectual autonomy?

In the latest of her Duet interviews, Dr Caldarola, author of Big Data and Law, and Prof. Dr Thomas Metzinger, the well-known philosopher and academic, discuss whether digital sovereignty and mental autonomy are related.

Read on — https://www.duet-interviews.com/sx4

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The digital development in medicine has been rapid and is reminiscent of Huxley’s “Brave new world”. Be it the digital health card or file, data donations for cancer research, the various health apps, the many digital prostheses that communicate with nerve tracts or even medication that can be interfaced with our smartphone, depending on whatever physical changes have taken place, one thing is certain: The medical field is being transformed. But just how secure are these systems? What risk do hackers pose?

In the latest of her Duet interviews, Dr Caldarola and IT-Expert Sebastian Welke talk about information security in medicine, its chances and the risks involved.

Read on — https://www.duet-interviews.com/49o

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If we accept Pablo Picasso’s provocative but remarkable statement that “good artists copy, but great artists steal…” then Big Data provides us with more opportunities “to steal”. The problem is then a matter of choice and decision. How does this align with Harold Bloom’s theory of intertextuality and the “anxiety…

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Technology is coming closer and closer to the essential and personal affairs of human beings. Whether it be biotechnology, medicine or digital applications and apps that record and impact our daily interactions, they all influence humans as a collective as well as individuals when decisions are made. The call for ethics is growing louder and louder. The pandemic has led to increased ethical debates surrounding the big questions of if, and, if so, which ethical understanding will guide humanity, how ethics will affect future developments in the digital age and how ethical values can and should be respected.

In the latest of her Duet interviews, Dr Caldarola, author of Big Data and Law, and AI expert Leila Taghizadeh discuss the compatibility of ethics and AI.

Read on — https://www.duet-interviews.com/jpi

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The role of Big Data in executive decision-making: Data-led decisions versus decisions made using instinct and experience? Can there be too much evidence in an evidence-based decision-making process?

In a continuation of her Duet interview series, Dr Caldarola, author of Big Data and Law, chats with Prof. Roger Hallowell, an acknowledged expert on leadership, regarding the practice of decision-making today ‑and tomorrow.

Read on — https://www.duet-interviews.com/hm9

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Dr Maria Cristina Caldarola

Dr Maria Cristina Caldarola

Dr iur. Maria Cristina Caldarola, LL.M., MBA – “Duet Interviews” host, “Big Data and Law” co-author, “CU³IC UG” co-founder and CEO, www.duet-interviews.com