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I’m heading off to speak at the CodeMesh Conference in London shortly and I’ve been thinking about the emerging boundaries between information security, AI and ethics. I will post some thoughts as they evolve. Developers (and others) and ethical approaches We need to help everyone, from coders through info sec professionals to senior organisational leaders, to understand that information security, AI and ethics are part … Continue reading Info sec, AI and ethics – some thoughts #codemesh
I’ve been meaning to share this discussion for ages: from the Constellation Research Conference last year on Data For Public Good. Data data data everywhere but what to do with the deluge? It was a wideranging discussion about how to extract the signal from the noise and ponder how data can be used for the public good. The panel discussed the power of data for health … Continue reading Data For Public Good
‘We ask ethical questions whenever we think about how we should act. Being ethical is a part of what defines us as human beings.’ The Ethics Centre, Sydney Humans have been thinking about the moral principles that govern our behaviour or the way in which we conduct ourselves for aeons. We are moving at lightspeed towards a new and exciting future that is built on … Continue reading Some thoughts on digital and data Ethics
The demise of a 168 year old (and reportedly profitable) newspaper in Britain called the News of the World (NoTW) gives us some valuable insights on a number of levels. Every day over the past few weeks we have been gobsmacked by the revelations about NoTW and assume nothing could be more shocking. But then there’s a new revelation about the way NoTW practised its business … Continue reading Bad management, ethics and philosophy: what can we learn from News of the World?
Recently I noted the phenomenon of MBA graduates signing pledges promising to behave ethically. This is an admirable sentiment, especially given the sheer number of MBA graduates (from ‘excellent’ business schools) who’ve been responsible for and/or complicit in our current Global Financial Crisis. But it all has me wondering how such well-educated and smart people can end up doing such stupid, short-sighted and even illegal … Continue reading MBAs, ethics, pledges and virginity