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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Information systems ethics – challenges and opportunities
The purpose of this paper is to explore the ethical issues surrounding information systems (IS) practice with a view to encouraging greater involvement in this aspect of IS research. Information integrity relies upon the ...
Principles to Underpin the Use of Cameras and Other Surveillance Technologies in Care Settings
(International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth, 2015)
The ETHICOMP Odyssey: 1995 to 2015
A reflection of the ETHICOMP conference series and its impact on ICT ethics over its 20 year existence.
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 ...