Will Science Remain Human? Experts Meeting

STI Experts Meetings are meetings with more or less a dozen top scholars from a variety of disciplines who discuss specific issues of current social significance. The “Will Science Remain Human?” Experts Meeting will discuss an incredibly topical and important issue for the future of science and our human societies: Frontiers of the Incorporation of Technological Innovations in the Biomedical Sciences.

Venue: Rome, University Campus Bio-Medico

Supporting Institution: Social Trends Institute

Dates: One day and a half, March 5-6, 2018 Continue reading Will Science Remain Human? Experts Meeting

In Silico Modeling: the Human Factor

HumanaMente_Issue30_Cover3Marta Bertolaso and Miles MacLeod are editors of Issue 30 (April 2016) of Humana.Mente — Journal of Philosophical Studies, entitled “In Silico Modeling: the Human Factor”. The issue reflects on the human dimensions inherent to bio-medical and social applications of in silico modelling, as well as on general issues pertaining the relationship between in silico modelling technologies and the human factor (HF). In fact, the challenges related to in silico modeling ask for a reflection on the intrinsic relationship among new technologies, which allow us to manage big data and to model biological functions, and the HF in bio-medical practice. Continue reading In Silico Modeling: the Human Factor