Carissa Véliz is a philosopher and ethicist who works on digital ethics, practical ethics more generally, political philosophy, and public policy
A visit to the smart-city-in-progress at Sidewalk Toronto prompts questions about what it means to “participate” in civic design.
Presentation event on 14 February in Torino of the European project that aims to improve the liveability of the areas around the river Dora
Evento di presentazione del progetto europeo che intende migliorare la vivibilità delle aree attorno al fiume Dora
A new psychology study on how being disrespected leads to increasing cynicism has repercussions for online behavior
The psychologist Amy Orben talks about the widespread fear that smartphones are harmful to our wellbeing – and the difficulty of proving it
Nat Kendall-Taylor studied nearly 40 different social issues and the cultural models people use to understand them. He found three cultural models that stymie social change—and three research-based messaging strategies that can help shift them.
We could decide to treat people as sensors, and not as things to be sensed – to observe Kant’s injunction that humans should be “treated as an end in themselves and not as a means to something else”.
The Anthropology of Smartphones and Smart Ageing, a multi-sited research project based at UCL Anthropology, employs a team of 11 anthropologists conducting simultaneous 16-month ethnographies in Ireland, Italy, Cameroon, Uganda, Brazil, Chile, Al-Quds, China, and Japan.
What happens to our data when we die? - A fascinating and really well-written book about digital legacy after death.