Annual Awards Recognizing Exemplary Ethical Technology Applications

At our annual conference, we recognize the organizations and individuals who have distinguished themselves for their ethical approach to technology creation and adoption. We would also like to shame at least one exemplar of poor conduct. Please submit your nominations for 2016 by email to

Some of the nominees under consideration are the European Court of Justice for its recent ruling affecting electronic privacy, the Khan Academy for harnessing the power of technology for education, and chef José Andrés for his World Kitchen project. The NSA is also under consideration for a different kind of award.

Recent Posts

On Artificial Intelligence and ethics

We have created a Frankenstein monster because most of us do not understand Artificial Intelligence. «Hemos creado un monstruo de Frankenstein porque, salvo en el caso de expertos, la complejidad de los algoritmos y de los sistemas de toma de decisiones automática es tal que sólo algunos expertos pueden comprenderlo», explica Pablo Molina, profesor de Ética y Tecnología de la Universidad de Georgetown. Como recalca Molina, «al crear los programas, existe el riesgo de que las personas trasladen sus prejuicios a las maquinas».

  1. On spying and privacy. De espionaje y privacidad. Leave a reply
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  3. About GDPR… Leave a reply
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  5. Dr. P’s interview about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Leave a reply
  6. Fake news, fake interviews with Dr. P :-) Leave a reply
  7. Leaving Facebook Leave a reply
  8. The death of network neutrality Leave a reply
  9. Dr. Molina’s comments on CBS about Facebook’s collection of nude pictures to prevent revenge porn Leave a reply