Ethics

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The Ethical Responsibility of Post-Covid Big Pharma

Big Pharma has been the subject of daily reports and briefings worldwide since the Covid-19 pandemic began two years ago. The rapid development of vaccine-like treatments has helped millions and potentially saved the world. Yet, the ethical responsibility of post-Covid Big Pharma is purely profit-driven, with each manufacturer earning tens of billions of dollars. This …

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Underrepresentation - 100 brilliant women in AI Ethics Summit

Underrepresentation – 100 brilliant women in AI Ethics Summit

There are two reasons why I feel honored and humbled by the invitation to join the 100 brilliant women in AI Ethics Summit, organized by Lighthouse3 and an amazing team under the leadership of my dear and respected friend Mia Dand. The first reason is obvious. I am a white middle-aged male (human/he/him) and as …

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Sustainability and the Ethics of Technology by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

Sustainability and the Ethics of Technology by Dr. ir Johannes Drooghaag

In the series Star Trek: Voyager we find that the character Seven of Nine is a former Borg drone, who becomes disconnected from the Borg Collective, and faces the challenges of becoming a human individual again while still depending on Borg cybernetic implants. An important part of her survival and ability to deal with these foreign implants are the nanorobots that …

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