We now have the world in our pockets. Our TVs are smart. Our cars soon to be driverless.
We live in the tech futures of 1970s futurists, or at least partly.
Along with predictions of technological development came ideas of utopias and dystopias. The technology we craft creates new use cases, opportunities, and dangers. The tech and its application cannot be separated.
This brings us to larger questions of how we should employ technology, what risks new tech may bring, and what the arrival of these new futures means to us as humans on our little ball of dirt.
This is the sphere of digital ethics.
In this article, we’ll cover:
- What is digital ethics?
- 3 current hot topics in digital ethics
- 3 challenges discussed at the World Ethical Data Forum
- What to look out for in the future of digital ethics