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Accompanying technology development in the Human Brain Project: From foresight to ethics management
This paper addresses the question of managing the existential risk potential of general Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as the more near-term yet hazardous and disruptive implications of specialised AI, from the ...
The social side of theory: A community-based narrative of research and theory.
(Informing Science Institute, 2008)
IT for a better future how to integrate ethics, politics and innovation.
Purpose The paper explores future and emerging information and communication technologies. It gives a general overview of the social consequences and ethical issues arising from technologies that can currently be reasonably ...
Critical Discourse Analysis as a Review Methodology: An Empirical Example
(Association for Information Systems, 2015)
Research disciplines and subdisciplines are steeped in epistemological beliefs and theoretical assumptions that guide and constrain research. These beliefs and assumptions both enable scientific inquiry and limit scientific ...
The ethics of cloud computing: A conceptual review.
Cloud computing can raise ethical issues. In many cases these will depend on particular applications and circumstances. The present paper sets out to identify ethical issues of cloud computing that arise from the fundamental ...
Understanding ethical issues of emerging AMI technologies in Europe (A Framework)
Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is an information technology approach that is interactive, sensitive and responsive to a user’s environment. Emerging AmI technologies are intended to be intelligent and intuitive to a user’s ...
Cloud computing as an emerging technology and its associated ethical issues: Experiences that may be shared between Europe and Africa.
This paper will look at research results so far realised from an EU project that has been looking at identifying emerging technologies and their potential related ethical issues. In keeping with the thematic priorities of ...
Morality, Ethics and Reflection: A categorisation of Normative IS Research
(Association for Information Systems, 2012-08)
Moral views and perceptions, their ethical evaluation and justification, and practical concerns about how to incorporate them all play important roles in research and practice in the information systems discipline. This ...
The ethical nature of critical research in information systems.
(© Blackwell, 2008)
Critical research in information systems is based on and inspired by ethics and morality. In order to support this proposition, this paper will suggest a way of classifying critical research that differs from definitions ...
Responsible computers? A case for ascribing quasi-responsibility to computers independent of personhood or agency
(Springer Verlag, 2006-01-01)
There has been much debate whether computers can be responsible. This question is usually discussed in terms of personhood and personal characteristics, which a computer may or may not possess. If a computer fulfils the ...