Analysis and commentary on applied ethics in many fields by the staff of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Three panelists consider questions regarding human flourishing, how we understand individual and humanity’s purpose in relation to emerging AI technologies, and where the fear of AI arises from.
Caring for the whole person in the time of chatbots
A snapshot, one year after the public release of ChatGPT
The defeat of the Open AI Board shows that in the battle between AI profits and ethics, it’s no contest.
By discharging existing government departments and agencies to oversee AI and developing new tools and organizations to aid in that effort, the Biden administration is addressing the question of whether AI regulation will be distributed among a number of entities, or concentrated in a single, new agency.
Accelerating AI capabilities underscore the need for ethics frameworks to help guide the design and development of all technologies. Here’s how to put ethics into action and ensure your efforts have an impact.
Here are five of the most common conflicts of interest in government and how officials can avoid and prevent even the appearance of acting to benefit their personal and financial interests, at the cost of the public’s interest.
A framework for tech companies and regulators to create AI that is principled and accountable.
Despite the concerns that religious participation is fading, enough people still consider it vital to their life. In the face of this new moment, what are key ethical guideposts for executives to keep in mind?
We need to be discerning about AI usage--and understand its environmental cost.
Liam McBride ’24 studies the key to addressing our homelessness crisis and examines the issues through six ethical lenses.
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