Internet Ethics: Views From Silicon Valley
Commentary by Internet Ethics Program Director Irina Raicu and colleagues
On personal data, personalized advertising, and pain
How can we change online practices that lead to marketing that's both intrusive and inaccurate?
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.
Internet access is, increasingly, a necessity
How might we make internet access—and digital literacy education—readily accessible to all low-income residents of Silicon Valley and the rest of the state?
An art exhibit reframes the issue of lack of consent
An art exhibit brings together images uploaded to the internet from unprotected surveillance cameras.
How do we make respect for internet users hip again?
Privacy is not about secrecy, or hiding: it is about choice.
Responding to a Request for Information from the Office of Science and Technology Policy
The federal office of Science and Technology Policy requested public feedback on “overarching questions in [Artificial Intelligence]"; Shannon Vallor, who is the William J. Rewak Professor at Santa Clara University, submitted a response.
Of geysers and Pokemon: How should we best explore and capture the beauty of the natural world?
More than a meme
The Trolley Problem is a thought experiment that continues to be useful—and not just in academia.
We need it more than we ever did before.
Lawmakers have again rejected a renewed effort to revive the Office of Technology Assessment.
Shannon Vallor on technology and the virtues
What sort of people will deal well with the challenges posed by emerging technology? What qualities will they need in order to flourish?