In technology ethics, the Center addresses issues arising from artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, information technology, biotechnology, and other emerging fields.
What is Technology Ethics?
The Democracy Project
This collection of essays by scholars and technologists, which developed as a collaboration between the Ethics Center and The Atlantic magazine, traces the impact of technology on democracy and suggests ways in which technology can strengthen democratic practices and institutions.Read More
Commentary on Technology Ethics
A recent collaboration with The Atlantic magazine addresses key issues in technology ethics.
How to shape the future of AI for the good
Artificial intelligence is viewed through the lenses of utility, justice, rights, virtue, and the common good.
Balancing privacy and the needs of law enforcement
Looking at encryption through different ethical lenses.
Technology Ethics Programs
Technology and the Ethical Imagination
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and The Tech Museum of Innovation collaborate on integrating ethics into the museum's exhibits, events, and educational programs.Learn More
Software Engineering Ethics Teaching Module
This ethics module for software engineering courses includes a reading, homework assignments, case studies, and classroom exercises.Learn More
IT, Ethics, and Law Lecture Series
Since 2005, the Ethics Center has collaborated with the SCU High Tech Law Institute to sponsor this series of presentations on topics in information technology.Learn More