Dr. Jörg Dräger

Dr. Jörg Dräger is member of the Executive Board of the Bertelsmann Stiftung and serves as CEO of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE). Between 2001 and 2008 he held office as Hamburg’s (independent) Minister of Science and Research and also as Minister of Health and Consumer Protection. In his research he currently tries to understand how algorithms and the internet change our societies.

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Automating Society Report: Increased deployment of automated decision-making: Transparency, oversight and competence are still lacking

Over 100 use cases of automated decision-making systems in 16 European countries have been compiled by a research network for the 2020 edition of the Automating Society report by Bertelsmann Stiftung and AlgorithmWatch. The report shows: Even though algorithmic systems are increasingly being used by public administration and private companies, there is still a lack […]

We Humans and the Intelligent Machines

The use of algorithms has long since ceased to be science fiction and has become reality. Seemingly intelligent machines are part of our lives. They surround us and enter ever new, sensitive areas of life. They analyze human behavior and shape modern societies. We should deal with them before we get used to them. We […]