AI for self-driving cars may need fixes to deal with ethical gaps. Namely, what happens if people triy to use an automated vehicle to do something bad?
July 7, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: crime artificial-intelligence ethics science-and-technology society-and-culture vehicles self-driving-cars
If artficial intelligence is involved denying you something, such as a mortgage, bail, or lease, do you deserve an explanation? A political philosopher says yes.
June 29, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: artificial-intelligence ethics algorithms featured science-and-technology society-and-culture laws decisions
The 2016 election has forced an ethical examination of the role of journalists: Are they neutral disseminators of information, or impassioned advocates for truth?
June 23, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: ethics journalism united-states democracy society-and-culture elections us-presidents
A new paper argues that researchers could infect volunteers with COVID-19 in an ethical way to speed up vaccine research.
June 1, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: covid-19 ethics vaccines viruses research health-and-medicine
Three ethicists argue that the moral dilemmas that the coronavirus puts in front of Americans result from longstanding inequality. Here's their case.
April 28, 2020 • ~13 min
Tags: covid-19 ethics jobs government featured society-and-culture health-and-medicine
"Before we encourage widespread use of a drug, we need better evidence that it's worth it," says ethicist Alex John London of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19.
April 9, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: covid-19 ethics ebola clinical-trials featured health-and-medicine medications
During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses are making high-stake decisions, both for patients and their own families. A forum offers a place to share experiences.
April 7, 2020 • ~2 min
Tags: covid-19 ethics hospitals nurses health-and-medicine
If someone has the luxury of social distancing during the pandemic, why wouldn't they do it? An expert examines the morality of the issue.
April 6, 2020 • ~1 min
Tags: covid-19 ethics philosophy featured social-lives health-and-medicine morals
Artificial intelligence news coverage, particularly around the ethics of AI, could use a few tweaks, a new analysis of media outlets indicates.
April 3, 2020 • ~1 min
Tags: ethics journalism bias algorithms artifical-intelligence science-and-technology
A study on product recalls finds "a difference in real and important safety outcomes for consumers, between firms that have women on their boards and those who do not."
April 3, 2020 • ~3 min
Tags: business ethics gender medical-devices society-and-culture health-and-medicine
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