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Friends, Robots, Citizens?
This paper asks whether and how an artefact, such as a robot, could be considered a citizen. In doing so, it approaches questions of political freedom and artefacts. Three key notions emerge in the discussion: discursivity, ...
Good healthcare is in the "how": The quality of care, the role of machines, and the need for new skills
What do we mean by good healthcare, and do machines threaten it? If good care requires expertise, then what kind of expertise is this? If good care is “human” care, does this necessarily mean “non-technological” care? If ...
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review the world of information and communications technology (ICT) from its early days to the near future. The aim is to consider how successfully academia, industry and government ...
Virtuous Business Intelligence
(IGI Global, 2015-07-01)
This paper examines three approaches to ethics and focuses on the development of character and the practice of virtue in business intelligence (BI). The paper describes BI as a tool for mediating the relationships between ...
Understanding the relevance of ethics reviews of ICT research in UK computing departments using dialectical hermeneutics
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to attempt to investigate how Information and Communications Technology (ICT) researchers in UK computing departments address ethics in their research. Whilst research and innovation ...
The ETHICOMP Odyssey: 1995 to 2015
A reflection of the ETHICOMP conference series and its impact on ICT ethics over its 20 year existence.
Principles to Underpin the Use of Cameras and Other Surveillance Technologies in Care Settings
(International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 2015)