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Focus Areas

Ethics is crucial to every professional field, and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics conducts programs in many disciplines.

We focus on ethics in business, health care and biotechnology, government, the Internet, journalismK-12 education, the social sector, and leadership.

We also offers substantial resources on environmental ethics, technology ethics, and religion and ethics.

 

All About Ethics Blog

  • Katherine Getao

    Cronyism

    A View From Kenya

    Favoritism creates problems for government and business.

  • neon light brain

    What Does the Internet Think?

    On personal data, personalized advertising, and pain

    How can we change online practices that lead to marketing that's both intrusive and inaccurate?

  • Julia Angwin

    Sentenced by Algorithm

    An upcoming talk by journalist Julia Angwin

    The criminal justice system is one of many contexts currently impacted by algorithmic decision-making. The notion of “algorithmic accountability,” however, is a developing concept.