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.

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Doing IT Right in Switzerland

Today is Dr. P’s first day of a Fulbright grant visiting with Dr. Philippe Coudre-Mauroux at the University of Fribourg, Department of Informatics, Exascale Infolab. Dr. P’s first open-to-the-public lecture on Ethics and Technology will be on March 3 at 4 pm. Doing IT Right. Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, YouTube, Equifax, the US Office of Personnel Management, fake news, ransomware… a faulty moral compass for technology decisions costs organizations much money and reputation. Join Dr. Pablo Molina in exploring important ethical issues when using information technology personally and professionally, including codes of conduct, privacy, security, intellectual property, governance, inclusiveness, diversity, and laws and regulations. We must think critically to reflect on what emerging technologies like drones, driverless cars, the Internet of Things, big data, and artificial intelligence mean to humanity.

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