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Ask an ethicist: reflections on an engagement technique for industry
(ACM SIGCAS, 2016-01-05)
In this paper, a method for engagement with industry stakeholders, namely, a booth at an industry convention entitled "Ask an Ethicist" is presented and reflected upon. Engagement methods included informal discussions with ...
Informed consent and the Facebook emotional manipulation study
This article argues that the study conducted by Facebook in conjunction with Cornell University did not have sufficient ethical oversight, and neglected in particular to obtain necessary informed consent from the participants ...
Accompanying technology development in the Human Brain Project: From foresight to ethics management
This paper addresses the question of managing the existential risk potential of general Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as the more near-term yet hazardous and disruptive implications of specialised AI, from the ...
The Governance of dual-use research in the EU: The case of neuroscience
Recently, major research powers around the world have made unprecedented investments in neuroscience as one of the most promising technologies of the twenty-first century. However, advances in neuroscience can be used for ...
Ethical and Social Aspects of Neurorobotics
The interdisciplinary field of neurorobotics looks to neuroscience to overcome the limitations of modern robotics technology, to robotics to advance our understanding of the neural system’s inner workings, and to information ...
Innovating Responsibly in ICT for Ageing: Drivers, Obstacles and Implementation
Responsible research and innovation (RRI) is a nascent concept, promoted actively by the European Union and other policy makers around the world. Hitherto, this concept has been associated primarily with publicly funded ...
The Human Brain Project: Responsible Brain Research for the Benefit of Society
Recognizing that its research may raise various ethical, social, and philosophical issues, the HBP has made the identification, examination, and management of those issues a top priority. The Ethics and Society subproject ...
Stakeholder Engagement and Responsible Research & Innovation in promoting Sustainable Development and Empowerment through ICT
(European Journal of Sustainable Development, 2019)
ICT plays a significant role in both developed and developing countries across the globe. ICTs are also seen as playing an important role in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In particular, their ...
The need for responsible technology
Ethics management and responsible research and innovation in the Human Brain Project
(Edward Elgar, 2019-07-26)
Responsible research and innovation (RRI) is a key concept in current discourses concerning research governance and policy. The practice of ethics management in the European Union (EU) Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) ...