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

This post aims to examine two articles, “Are You Living In A Computer Simulation” by Nick Bostrom as well as “The Coming Technological Singularity: How To Survive In The Human Era”; as well as examining the impacts & issues associated with the technological breakthroughs from man. Full post after the break. It’s rather long… So […]

One major social ethical issue that has appeared in the last 9 years is “How far will we go to protect our society?” Socially, the country I am in seems to have some issues (in the sense that there are marauding teenagers or drunks who decide to tear up a street whether they seems to […]

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(Picture – David Kernell) Guidelines: * Briefly, explain what happened, what the implications were because this was an email account that she used for work. * How at risk are you and your friends (have you ever shared a password, did you change it afterwards, etc.) * What is the potential fallout of someone gaining […]

Tim Berners-Lee is currently the credited inventor of the world wide web, still now being its head director.  One major concern being recognized now is providing access to the 80% of the world’s popultion that currently don’t have it.  The other main concern is dealing with credibility amongst internet sights.  An idea suggested for this […]

Robot with a rat brain It seems that scientists have discovered yet another way to baffle the public with a potential new way to control robots. If you have not already figured it out by reading the title or watching the video, scientists have developed a robot that is controlled by living rat brain cells […]

Theories are going around saying we are in a computer simulation like Sims or World of Warcraft. they are many theories and suggestions going around however there are three possibilities of computer simulation, and I’m going to analyze them.  One of the possibilities is that “The chances that a species at our current level of […]

It’s scary how fast technology develops, even scarier that I find it hard to imagine what would be invented or discovered next. The article I chose to read talks about the development of biological molecules which are basically made up of living organisms that can operate with its biochemical environment. It can also work by […] Oooh…what are they going to think of next…huh? Could be useful for a future assignment… (tags: blogs web2.0 WordPress sketch ITGS screencast) One Laptop Per Child — XO Giving If you do one thing for Xmas, then do this ..a great idea to a wonderful program that needs your support. SPREAD THE WORD. (tags: […]

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