Analysis and commentary on applied ethics in many fields by the staff of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
A Pew Research Center report sparks new conversations about AI ethics.
Ethically speaking, immigrants who have credible fears of persecution or torture should have a right to a bond hearing in front of an immigration judge and should not be indefinitely detained.
Rises in the gap between c-suite executive and frontline worker pay have grown exponentially, while the rest of the world is suffering through a pandemic.
The Mozilla “Teaching Responsible Computing Playbook,” New Case Studies, and More
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Social Media and Content Moderation: Why ‘Dangerous Individuals and Organizations’ Policies are not Enough
Facebook’s and Twitter’s post-by-post enforcement model inadequately defends against nuanced and coordinated incitement campaigns, such as those committed by Donald Trump leading up to and after the January 6th insurrection at the Capital.
Subramaniam Vincent and Courtney Davis ’21 of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics provide comment to Facebook’s oversite board on the ethical considerations of Donald Trump’s deplatforming.
The news media has historically oversimplified and stereotyped coverage of people of color in general and Asian-American communities in particular.
After instances of mass violence, we express our grief with acts of mourning at the scene and raising money for the victims’ funerals and for their families, but we need to do more to initiate long-term change.
Media coverage of tragedies, including the recent shootings in an Atlanta massage parlor, are frequently reported as isolated incidents and quickly shift to the next trending incident.
Small acts of racism happen every day—mostly nonviolent—but still have a damaging impact on the targeted individual or population.