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Doing Ethics with Our Brains

“We are told that we live in a post-truth age. When the facts get in the way, we turn to ‘alternative facts’ that serve our purposes. Rather than listen to another point of view, we focus only on arguments and talking points that
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Google Assistant's new ability to call people creates some serious ethical issues

It was possibly the most mind-blowing tech demo in years: During the opening keynote of the Google I/O developers conference, CEO Sundar Pichai showed the company’s AI-driven Assistant making a phone call to a business and carrying out a
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HR a Profit Center? Seriously!

For years, I’ve read articles about the human resource (HR) department as a “revenue center.” They go something like, “We built this program and extrapolated some nebulous ROI and look how valuable we are – I swear.
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Ethics Should Precede Action in Machine Intelligence

From: Via: Ethics Should Precede Action in Machine Intelligence analytics and Big Data
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Nudge theory: the psychology and ethics of persuasion - Science Weekly podcast

From:   By: Max Sanderson Via: Ian Sample explores the
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Government ethics website crashes after extraordinary number of requests from public

From: Mashable By Marcus Gilmer Recommended by: Mashable In a series of tweets posted Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) said that its website, email and phone systems have crashed due to "an
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Enough ethics?

Most companies seek to be more profitable. They seek to increase their Key Performance Indicators. More referrals, more satisfaction, more loyalty. They seek to increase their market share, their dividends, their stock price. But ethics? In fact,
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The Irrational Idea That Humans Are Mostly Irrational

From:   By: Paul Bloom Via: The Irrational Idea That Humans Are