Digital Ethics Articles

Technology is NOT Enough

Not long ago, there was a West African village that had an urgent need for clean water. The women would trek every day down to a river that was so contaminated it was leading to all kinds of preventable infections. Eventually, a charitable international agency

Can Artificial Intelligence be balanced by Human Ethics? (via Techonomy)

Interesting write-up by Jennifer L. Schenker published end of January on Techonomy. Some quotes: “We should not let Silicon Valley be the mission control for humanity,” argues futurist Gerd Leonhard, author of a new book called Tech versus Humanity: The coming clash between man and

Gerd Leonhard: Smart observations about the future (via Raconteur)

Gerd Leonhard was interviewed by Edwin Smith at Raconteur for the Digital Economy Special, published on January 19th,2017. An excerpt from his article » PDF: “[Gerd Leonhard] is optimistic about technology’s potential to usher in a new age of abundance – what some people have described as

Google, Facebook and the Search for Truth

By Tim Cole* There is no doubt that false information and fake news sites on the Internet hugely influenced the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. There is no more appropriate figurehead for what the Economist in a recent title story called the “post-truth world”

Podcast: Gerd Leonhard on Digital Ethics and Technology (via SIBOS)

Podcast-Interview of an excerpt from the complete SIBOS TV broadcast (see youtu.be/c3FGFtvkYyY) This interview covers a wide range of topics related to Gerd Leonhard’s Latest book ‘Technology vs Humanity‘, including privacy, artificial intelligence, the end of dying, digital ethics, the future of money, the United States