Tech Ethics

Past Presentations

A Young Profession Coping With Ethical Debt

The concept of professional ethics is not new to the world, but it is fairly new to computing because computing itself is so new. Ethics and its requirement as a part of professionalism started with monks and quickly embraced the three occupations of importance: religious service, law, and...

Theo Schlossnagle Founder and CEO @Circonus, Editorial board of ACM's ‘Queue’
Focusing On What Matters

We work and live in a bubble. Our limited perspective of what it means to use technology influences the way we build, the tools we use, and the tasks we prioritize. In the process, we risk losing the most powerful thing about the internet: its ubiquity. It's critically important that we broaden...

Tim Kadlec Performance consultant and trainer
Ethos(s): Enabling Community and Culture

The legitimacy of open source as a software development model is undeniable.  Where companies once feared, they now consume, and even contribute; where viability as a business model was once questioned, there now are venture capital firms, profitability, initial public offerings, and...

Robyn Bergeron Principal Community Architect for @Ansible, @RedHat
Creating a Trusted Narrative for Data Driven Technology

There is a lot of hype and promise surrounding AI based technology within health and care, but how do we ensure that what we develop, or commission is ethically developed, applicable to a range of users and importantly how do we create the narrative amidst this hype, to ensure that everyone...

Indra Joshi Digital Health & AI Clinical Lead for @NHSEngland
Effective Ethics for Busy People

Ethics are increasingly being discussed in the World of technology. As a means of discovering more about the relationship between the two domains, Kingsley founded and ran Good Tech Conference in Brighton in November 2018. This presentation gives the story that conference, the findings uncovered...

Kingsley Davies Partner @underscoreio & Director D-Limitd

Interviews

Theo Schlossnagle Founder and CEO @Circonus, Editorial board of ACM's ‘Queue’

A Young Profession Coping With Ethical Debt

What is the motivation for your talk?

If you look around our industry the vast majority of people that are working today in our industry, writing code, making decisions that impact users, haven't had an intense ethics course in their life, they haven't taken an ethics course in high school, they haven't taken an ethics course in college. It doesn't mean that they don't...

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