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Designing for Child Resilience
This short case study describes the design and initial feedback of a color-changing “mood lamp” that allows children to make informed decisions about risk-taking behavior on the internet. Such a device is a case study of ...
Principles to Underpin the Use of Cameras and Other Surveillance Technologies in Care Settings
(International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 2015)
The Ethical Implications of Personal Health Monitoring
(IGI Global, 2014-12)
Personal Health Monitoring (PHM) uses electronic devices which monitor and record health-related data outside a hospital, usually within the home. This paper examines the ethical issues raised by PHM. Eight themes describing ...
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 ...
Pervasion of what?
Are the robots coming? Is the singularity near? Will we be dominated by technology? The usual response to ethical issues raised by pervasive and ubiquitous technologies assumes a philosophical anthropology centered on ...
E-care as craftsmanship: Virtuous work, skilled engagement, and information technology in health care
Contemporary health care relies on electronic devices. These technologies are not ethically neutral but change the practice of care. In light of Sennett’s work and that of other thinkers (Dewey, Dreyfus, Borgmann) one worry ...
Too close to kill, too far to talk: Interpretation and narrative in drone fighting and surveillance in public places
(Wolf Legal Publishers, 2013)
Like other teletechnological practices, drone fighting as remote fighting gives rise to a paradox with regard to the relation between ethics and distance: on the one hand, it bridges physical distance in the sense that it ...
Drones, information technology, and distance: Mapping the moral epistemology of remote fighting
Ethical reflection on drone fighting suggests that this practice does not only create physical distance, but also moral distance: far removed from one’s opponent, it becomes easier to kill. This paper discusses this thesis, ...
Human being @ risk: Enhancement, technology, and the evaluation of vulnerability transformations
Whereas standard approaches to risk and vulnerability presuppose a strict separation between humans and their world, this book develops an existential-phenomenological approach according to which we are always already ...
Robot Enhanced Therapy for Children with Autism Disorders: Measuring Ethical Acceptability
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction, as well as restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities . The prevalence ...