Technology and Ethics

  • 2021 Sep 28

    Privacy is Power with Dr. Carissa Véliz

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    As surveillance creeps into every corner of our lives, Dr. Carissa Véliz exposes how our personal data is giving too much power to big tech and governments, why that matters, and what we can do about it. Without your permission, or even your awareness, tech companies are harvesting your location, your likes, your habits, your relationships, your fears, your medical issues, and sharing it amongst themselves, as well as with governments and a multitude of data vultures. They're not just selling your data. They’re selling the power to influence you and decide for you. Even when you’ve...

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  • 2021 Oct 12

    The New Morality of Debt with Nikita Aggarwal

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Throughout history, society has debated the morality of debt. In recent years, the rise of AI and data-driven lending has added new dimensions to debt's morality. In this talk, Nikita Aggarwal will examine the new morality of debt in the age of datafied lending, and consider how financial regulation should adapt to this new technological reality.  

    Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized and facilitated by Dr. Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, and Berthold Beitz Professor in Human...

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  • 2021 Oct 26

    Towards Life 3.0: A Conversation with John Scott-Railton

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized and facilitated by Dr. Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, and Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs, and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and...

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  • 2021 Nov 02

    Why We Need AI Ethics with Dr. John Tasioulas

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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    Virtual Event (Registration Required)

    Towards Life 3.0: Ethics and Technology in the 21st Century is a talk series organized and facilitated by Dr. Mathias Risse, Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, and Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs, and Philosophy. Drawing inspiration from the title of Max Tegmark’s book, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, the series draws upon a range of scholars, technology leaders, and public interest technologists to address the ethical aspects of the long-term impact of artificial intelligence on society and...

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  • 2021 Nov 03

    2021 Symposium on Intercultural Digital Ethics

    Wed - Thu, Nov 3 to Nov 4, 9:00am - 1:00pm

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    Recent advances in the capability of digital information technologies—particularly due to advances in artificial intelligence—have invigorated the debate on the ethical issues surrounding their use. However, this debate has often been dominated by ‘Western’ ethical perspectives, values and interests, to the exclusion of broader ethical and socio-cultural perspectives. Against this backdrop, the 2021 Symposium on Intercultural Digital Ethics will bring together a range of cultural, social and structural perspectives on the ethical issues relating to digital information technologies, with...

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