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‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

First of all, key terms. Singularity: an era in which our intelligence will become increasingly non-biological and trillions of times more powerful than it is today. Simulation: imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time. Networks: a network is a group of two or more computer systems linked together. AI: (Artificial […]

My NoShow Presentation on The Revolution Will Be Digitized

Unfortunetly, I have only read a few more chapters into this book, yet I find it interesting and hard to put down.  I have noticed quite quickly in this book that a major ethical issue is the freedom of information. In Iceland, banks kept records of loans secret. When the country lost wealth in the […]

I quite like the first impression given to me in this book, even though I only read through the first chapter and Forward. It starts out talking about a young analyst in the US Army, who figures out that the media is lying about the situation in Iraq.  The “kid” (that is what he is called) […]

The link to the original article: http://mashable.com/2013/05/13/google-glass-facial-recognition/ Social and ethical issues Privacy (as is often the case) Other sources obtaining the data The ID of a patient or person being misread by the Google Glass system, causing to confusion and possible harm (reliability) Misuse, as it was originally made to be used by hospital staff, […]

  

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