Documentation

This documentation contains the presentations shown at the interdisciplinary symposium “Super-Scoring? Data-driven societal technologies in China and Western-style democracies as a new challenge for education”, which took place at Cologne, Germany, on October 11th, 2019.

Section I: Social Credit System in China (case study)

Evolution of the Social Credit System: A Public Law Perspective –
Yongxi Chen (Hong Kong University) (speaker´s essay)

Beyond “Digital Big Brother”: Five things to understand about China´s Social Scoring System –
Mareike Ohlberg (Mercator Institute for China Studies, MERICS, Berlin)

Blacklists and Social Credit Regimes in China
Larry Catá Backer (Pennsylvania State University) (speaker´s essay)

Section II: Scoring-Practices in Western-style democracies (case studies)

Scoring is not a new phenomena: we can learn from experience how to deal with scoring –
Gert G. Wagner (Max Planck Institute for Human Development, MPIB, Berlin) (speaker´s essay) (7 Fragen an Gert G. Wagner)

Personal Scoring in the EU: Not quite Black Mirror yet, at least if you‘re rich –
Nicolas Kayser-Bril (AlgorithmWatch, Berlin) (speaker´s essay) (7 questions to Nicolas Kayser-Bril)

Data Scores as Governance: Mapping and Analysing Changing Practices in the UK –
Joanna Redden (Cardiff University) (speaker´s essay)

Section III: Interdisciplinary discussion and evaluation of individual and social consequences

Shared responsibilities? The future of scoring in the context of shifting baselines and public science –
Stefan Selke (Furtwangen University) (speaker´s essay)

On the function and legitimation of scoring –
Lorena Jaume-Palasí (The Ethical Tech Society)

Identity and Integrity: The Ethical Relevance of Super-Scores –
Christiane Woopen (CERES; University of Cologne) (7 Fragen an Christiane Woopen)

Section IV: Educational conclusions and recommendation

Ethical Aspects of Algorithms and Scoring in Pedagogical and Social Work Contexts –
Nadia Kutscher(University of Cologne) (speaker´s essay)

Being scored but informed – how to boost people´s risk literacy for public discourse –
Felix G. Rebitschek (Harding Center for Risk Literacy) (speaker´s essay) (7 Fragen an Felix G. Rebitschek)

Scoring practices – consequences for education in democratic societies –
Isabel Zorn (TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences) (speaker´s essay)