The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics offers articles, case studies, and other materials on ethics and technology, including biotechnology and biodesign, artificial intelligence, information technology, and the internet.
From unanticipated consequences to transhumanism, the Center offers a wealth of information on ethics and technology. Technologists, students, and the general public can find resources on the many challenging issues in the field.
A project engineer believes his company is providing the wrong form of technology to an in-need community in East Africa. A computer startup company risks violating copyright laws if it reuses a code that is the intellectual property of another company. These and other case studies explore ethical issues in technology.
Teaching resources are a major thrust of our efforts in technology and internet ethics, with a special focus on creating material for college students. Find modules on data ethics, software engineering ethics, and online privacy.