Virtual Frankenstein Panel
Registration is open for the first session in the IEEE TechEthics Conversations Series. Two centuries after the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, society continues to explore the ethical implications of technological advancements. Ethical Considerations 200 Years After Frankenstein brings together voices from technology, ethics, and history to discuss questions about how ethical considerations have evolved in the last two centuries. This free virtual session will be hosted online on Tuesday, 1 May from 12:00-1:00PM Eastern daylight time (GMT -4).
Appreciative Inquiry for Artificial Intelligence
IEEE and Virginia Tech are co-hosting a facilitated appreciative inquiry discussion about the opportunities and challenges presented by artificial intelligence in public sector settings. This free, half-day event will be held Friday, 20 April in Alexandria, VA, USA. If you have a public sector role (including such things as urban planning, law and code enforcement, policy development, etc.), please consider joining us.
Feedback Deadline Extended
The deadline for providing feedback on Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems has been extended to 7 May. For more information and to provide feedback, please visit the Ethics in Action website.
IEEE TechEthics at SXSW 2018
The recording from the IEEE TechEthics-sponsored panel at SXSW 2018 is now available for viewing. In A Roboticist, an Ethicist and a Novelist Walk Into a Bar, panelists discuss their roles in the messaging around technological advancements. This session was part of the IEEE Tech for Humanity Series at SXSW.