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Hubert Osterle ()
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Hubert Osterle: former director of the Institute of Information Management at the University of St. Gallen

Electronic Markets, 2020, vol. 30, issue 1, No 5, 49-52

Abstract: Abstract This paper is a call for a discipline Life Engineering. For more than fifty years, Business Engineering (initially referred to as systems analysis) has been concerned with the use of information technology for the benefit of companies and other organizations, for example through electronic markets. In the past twenty years, machine intelligence has increasingly changed human life, while science offers little help in controlling change for the good of mankind.

Keywords: Life engineering; Machine intelligence; Digital services; Quality of life; Happiness; Ethics; Evolution; Personal data; Hedonia; Eudaimonia; Consumer protection (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020
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DOI: 10.1007/s12525-019-00388-1

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