In another collaborative partnership, Geoffrey Rockwell of the AI4Society Signature Area at the University of Alberta, Bettina Berendt of the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in Berlin, and Florence Chee of the Center for Digital Ethics and Policy at Loyola University Chicago have edited a collection of papers with the title Ethics in the Age of Smart Systems - Special Issue of IRIE. This IRIE Special Issue grew out of a series of six events hosted online from February to April 2021: the Ethics Dialogues and a Symposium on Ethics in the Age of Smart Systems .
This Symposium brought together researchers from Canada, the USA, Germany and beyond working in the interdisciplinary area of AI, ethics and policy. It built upon a series of Ethics Dialogues (more information: #1, #2, #3) that took place between February and March 2021. This journal is complemented by nine articles from renowned Information Ethics scholars, and contains the Introduction by, and Editorial on Dialogue and AI by Geoffrey Rockwell, Bettina Berendt, Florence Chee.
The three Ethics Dialogues each revolved around a central theme: 1) the ethics of contact tracing, 2) surveillance and carcerality, and 3) whistleblower protections with regard to the question of whether organizations can self-regulate.
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