Data Ethics in the Age of the Quantified Society
July 8, 2015 | Article | Human Rights, Technology in the Public Interest, Community & Economic Development

What role do ethics play in guiding existing efforts to develop and deploy data and information technologies? Does data ethics need to develop as a field to help guide policy, research, and practice — just as bioethics did in order to guide medicine and biology? Why or why not?

This Aspen Ideas Festival conversation, supported by MacArthur, features Kate Crawford, Principal Researcher, New York City, Microsoft Research; Jonathan Zittrain, Co-Founder and Faculty Director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University; Ashkan Soltani, Chief Technologist, Federal Trade Commission; and Alexis Madrigal, Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, Fusion. 

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