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12904 : Ethics in the Digital Age

Description: An investigation of the applied ethics of technology in the 21st century. Fundamental debates in applied ethics are paired with recent technological case studies. Topics covered include moral dilemmas, privacy, consent, human enhancement, distributed responsibility, and technological risks. Case studies include self-driving cars, geo-engineering, Internet privacy, genetic enhancement, Twitter, autonomous warfare, nuclear war, and the Matrix.

Instructor(s): Daniel Moerner

Offered: Autumn 2022

Category: Theory

Cluster(s): Games, Network Art, Digital Moving Image, Creative Computing, Electronic Music