What Can Bioethics Teach AI Ethics?

What Can Bioethics Teach AI Ethics?

In this article, I speculate that the nascent field of AI ethics might have a thing or two to learn from its older sibling, bioethics, and that field’s successes in establishing ethical reflection into the culture and practices of the medical profession. In four...
Truth in a Digital Media Ecosystem

Truth in a Digital Media Ecosystem

Over the last few years, it’s become increasingly common to encounter the claim that we live in a post-truth society. The claim implies not only that lies and falsehoods are widely believed, but that we have, as a society, grown indifferent to the truth. While...
A Field Guide for Truth and Lies

A Field Guide for Truth and Lies

We prize knowledge but everybody lies.  So says Psalm 12:2 in the Hebrew Bible.  Current neuroscience research and data analytics agree. Paradoxically, we live today with more knowledge and more falsehoods more closely intertwined than ever before.  Thanks to...
Synthetic Media: what is it and why does it matter?

Synthetic Media: what is it and why does it matter?

Most people have never heard of synthetic media and those who have mostly know very little about it. When asked, ‘have you interacted with synthetic media?’ most people will say ‘no’ or ‘I don’t think so’. If this is true, then why should everyday people care about...
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