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The social side of theory: A community-based narrative of research and theory.
(Informing Science Institute, 2008)
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 ...
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 ...
The obituary as bricolage: the Mann Gulch disaster and the problem of heroic rationality
(Palgrave Macmillian, 2005-09-01)
This paper discusses Claudio Ciborra's critique of traditional economic rationality. It recounts his account of the Mann Gulch Disaster. The important aspect of his reading of the disaster is that apparently irrational ...
Future technologies: The matter of emergent ethical issues in their development.
Ethical issues in technologies are usually identified when a technology has already been developed. Little consideration is given to ethical issues as they emerge from technologies being developed. This can be disadvantageous ...
Privacy as a shared feature of the e-phenomenon: a comparison of privacy policies in e-government, e-commerce and e-teaching
One of the characteristics shared by most, if not all, aspects of the e-phenomenon is that it poses new challenges to privacy. This paper will discuss the concept of privacy and analyse which differences regarding the ...
Exploring the relationships between pedagogy, ethics & technology: building a framework for strategy development
(Taylor & Francis, 2007-01-01)