Aaron Reynolds

Software Capstone II

Ethical Dilemmas of Automated Weapons

Summary:

We are at the point technologically where it is possible to employ robots to be able to target and kill people, some governments such as Israel and South Korea already have automated weapons systems that only require a “OK” from a human in order to be used after a target has been identified. The ethical dilemmas posed by this are large because of the implications of this technology and the potential for misuse. Should this technology be used? …


Ethics 2

Aaron Reynolds

Software Capstone 2

Ethics 2

Summary:

Now more than ever companies are seeking to collect data on their consumers. Many companies use the data that they collect on their consumers to sell to third parties for profit or to adjust how they engage with their consumers. Should consumers be allowed to enable if or how much of their data is being used, and should companies be transparent about the uses of their consumers data?

Resources:

1. https://www.informationweek.com/big-data/ai-machine-learning/data-privacy-ethics-the-time-has-arrived/d/d-id/1333372

2. https://www.isaca.org/Journal/archives/2016/volume-6/Pages/an-ethical-approach-to-data-privacy-protection.aspx

3. http://web.simmons.edu/~chen/nit/NIT'96/96-025-Britz.html

Discussion questions:

1. Should companies be required to disclose what types of data are being collected from users and what their uses are? …

Aaron Reynolds

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