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