Slashdot Items Tagged "ethics"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:01PM Google's 'Duplex' System Will Identify Itself When Talking To People, Says Google
Friday April 06, 2018 @09:46AM EFF: Google Should Not Help the US Military Build Unaccountable AI Systems
Friday March 30, 2018 @11:33PM Facebook Employees In An Uproar Over Executive's Leaked Memo
Thursday March 15, 2018 @10:41AM Can AMD Vulnerabilities Be Used To Game the Stock Market?
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:44PM The World's Top-Selling Video Game Has a Cheating Problem
Sunday December 03, 2017 @06:26AM Shouting 'Pay Your Taxes', Activists Occupy Apple Stores in France
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @02:24PM More Than 20 Employees Fired at Uber in Sexual Harassment Investigation
Friday May 26, 2017 @12:55AM More Than Half of Streaming Users In US Are Sharing Their Passwords, Says Report
Monday November 21, 2016 @10:29PM Slashdot Asks: Are You Ashamed of Your Code?
Monday September 19, 2016 @05:22PM UK Standards Body Issues Official Guidance On Robot Ethics
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:00PM Instagram Will Soon Allow Users To Filter Comments
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @08:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Friday May 20, 2016 @04:34PM Judge Orders 'Intentionally Deceptive' DOJ Lawyers To Take Remedial Ethics Class
Monday May 09, 2016 @12:54PM Twitter Blocks Feds From Data Mining Service
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:54PM Slashdot Asks: Should NPR Stop Promoting Its Own Podcasts and NPR One App On Air?
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @09:22PM Company Behind Badlock Disclosure Says Pre-Patch Hype Is Good Marketing
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @11:49AM That Awkward Moment When 'Apple Mocked Good Hardware and Poor People'
Thursday February 25, 2016 @02:27PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Shelved OSS Project Fixes?
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:22PM Debating a Ban On Autonomous Weapons
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:28PM Why Winners Become Cheaters
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:25PM Most IT Pros Have Seen Embarrassing Information About Their Colleagues
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @04:00PM Ethics Panel Endorses Mitochondrial Therapy, But Says Start With Male Embryos
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:16PM U.K. Researcher Receives Permission To Edit Genes In Human Embryos
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Monday January 11, 2016 @09:06AM Using Tech To Create Safe and Ethical Retail Supply Chains
Monday December 28, 2015 @12:55AM The Problem With Self Driving Cars: Who Controls the Code?
Sunday December 13, 2015 @11:21AM Elon Musk, Others Fund $1B Non-Profit To Advance AI Research, Ethics
Saturday December 05, 2015 @09:23AM Canadian Cable Company Shames Non-Paying Customers Publicly On Facebook
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:40AM Harvard Prof. Says Cure For Aging Could Emerge Within 5 Years
Sunday November 29, 2015 @02:05PM Ethics: A Good Reason To Sit Further Away From Your Boss
Thursday November 19, 2015 @12:16PM Animal Rights Group Targets NIH Director's Home
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:55PM "Fallout 4" Release Raises Questions About Reviews of Buggy Games
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:52AM Dungeons & Dragons and the Ethics of Imaginary Violence
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:25AM Crime Lab Scandals Just Keep Getting Worse
Saturday October 24, 2015 @05:33AM European ISPs Exaggerate Performance; US ISPs Slower But More Honest
Friday October 23, 2015 @05:52PM RIP: Prolific Amazon Customer Reviewer Harriet Klausner (1952-2015)
Friday October 23, 2015 @05:45PM Hands-On With the Fairphone 2 Modular Android Smartphone
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:16PM Amazon Lawsuit Aims To Kill Fake Reviews
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:38AM Beware of Oracle's Licensing 'Traps,' Law Firm Warns
Thursday October 15, 2015 @08:56AM Chinese Company To Sell Genetically Modified Micro Pigs as Pets
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @12:06PM How Amazon's Monster Erotica Book Ban Shaped CloudFlare's Censorship Stance
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:57AM What Effect Will VW's Scandal Have On Robocars?
Saturday October 03, 2015 @04:27PM Google As Alphabet Subsidiary Drops "Don't Be Evil"
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @01:03PM VW Fiasco Puts Ethics In Engineering Under the Spotlight, CEO Steps Down
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:31AM UK Researcher Applies For Permission To Edit Embryo Genomes
Sunday August 23, 2015 @12:25PM Not All Uber Drivers Like Surge Pricing, Either
Friday August 21, 2015 @06:24PM Do You Have a Right To Use Electrical Weapons?
Thursday August 20, 2015 @11:33AM New Rules Say UK Video Bloggers Must Be Clearer About Paid Endorsements
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:21AM Another Slew of Science Papers Retracted Because of Fraud
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:40PM Hackers Exploit MacKeeper Flaw To Spread OS X Malware
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:01AM Verizon Tells Customer He Needs 75Mbps For Smoother Netflix Video
Friday April 24, 2015 @10:54AM Groupon Refuses To Pay Security Expert Who Found Serious XSS Site Bugs
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:17PM Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:16PM Chinese Scientists Claim To Have Genetically Modified Human Embryos
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @05:40PM Update: No Personhood for Chimps Yet
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @08:42AM Robot Workers' Real Draw: Reducing Dependence on Human Workers
Sunday April 12, 2015 @08:56AM UN To Debate Lethal Autonomous Weapons
Thursday March 26, 2015 @04:38PM Wikipedia Admin's Manipulation "Messed Up Perhaps 15,000 Students' Lives"
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:45PM German Auto Firms Face Roadblock In Testing Driverless Car Software
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:52PM Facebook AI Director Discusses Deep Learning, Hype, and the Singularity
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:39PM How One Climate-Change Skeptic Has Profited From Corporate Interests
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:48AM Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers
Sunday February 08, 2015 @03:33AM Canadian Supreme Court Rules Ban On Assisted Suicide Unconstitutional
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:37PM Does Showing a Horrific Video Serve a Legitimate Journalistic Purpose?
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:38PM Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call
Friday January 09, 2015 @10:02AM How Close Are We To Engineering the Climate?
Thursday January 01, 2015 @03:39PM Would Twitter Make President Obama 'Follow' the Tea Party If the Price Is Right?
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:43PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Thursday December 11, 2014 @12:16PM Study of Massive Preprint Archive Hints At the Geography of Plagiarism
Thursday December 04, 2014 @04:37PM New Effort To Grant Legal Rights To Chimpanzees Fails
Thursday November 20, 2014 @06:51PM Scientists Optimistic About Getting a Mammoth Genome Complete Enough To Clone
Thursday November 20, 2014 @09:19AM Is a Moral Compass a Hindrance Or a Help For Startups?
Saturday October 11, 2014 @06:07PM Ex-NSA Director Keith Alexander's Investments In Tech Firms: "No Conflict"
Saturday October 11, 2014 @05:06PM Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @04:49PM Uber Has a Playbook For Sabotaging Lyft, Says Report
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @09:01AM Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @12:20PM The Fiercest Rivalry In Tech: Uber vs. Lyft
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @09:32AM Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording
Monday July 28, 2014 @11:53AM Internet Census 2012 Data Examined: Authentic, But Chaotic and Unethical
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:24AM Nasty Business: How To Drain Competitors' Google AdWords Budgets
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:56AM Experiment Shows People Exposed To East German Socialism Cheat More
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @08:26AM How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct?
Monday June 30, 2014 @01:02AM Facebook's Emotion Experiment: Too Far, Or Social Network Norm?
Saturday June 28, 2014 @09:48PM In 2012, Facebook Altered Content To Tweak Readers' Emotions
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:15AM Wikipedia Forcing Editors To Disclose If They're Paid
Thursday June 05, 2014 @08:06AM Key Researcher Agrees To Retract Disputed Stem Cell Papers
Saturday May 03, 2014 @09:14AM Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law
Monday April 21, 2014 @06:42PM The Ethical Dilemmas Today's Programmers Face
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:28AM British Domain Registrar Offers 'No Transfer Fees,' Charges Transfer Fee
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @08:19AM Mt. Gox Questioned By Employees For At Least 2 Years Before Crisis
Thursday March 13, 2014 @10:13AM Top U.S. Scientific Misconduct Official Quits In Frustration With Bureaucracy
Monday March 10, 2014 @03:33AM Hackers Allege Mt. Gox Still Controls "Stolen" Bitcoins
Friday February 21, 2014 @10:36PM UAE Clerics' Fatwa Forbids Muslims From Traveling To Mars
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @11:40AM IBM Employees Caught Editing Wikipedia
Monday February 10, 2014 @05:51AM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:01PM EA's Dungeon Keeper Ratings Below a 5 Go To Email Black Hole
Saturday February 08, 2014 @10:57AM Dirty Tricks? Look-Alike Websites Lure Congressional Donors
Friday January 17, 2014 @08:36PM Alleging 'Malpractice' With Climate Skeptic Papers, Publisher Kills Journal
Saturday December 28, 2013 @02:47PM How the Dark Lord of the Internet Made His Fortunes
Friday December 20, 2013 @11:58PM How Asimov's Three Laws Ran Out of Steam
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:41PM Reuters: RSA Weakened Encryption For $10M From NSA
Thursday December 05, 2013 @12:59PM Why Engineers Must Consider the Ethical Implications of Their Work
Friday November 29, 2013 @07:53PM Study Linking GM Maize To Rat Tumors Is Retracted
Sunday November 17, 2013 @03:48PM How MOOC Faculty Exploit People's Desire To Learn
Friday October 25, 2013 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Developer Responsibility When Apps Might Risk Lives?
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @07:03AM Cyborg Cockroach Sparks Ethics Debate
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:29PM US Killer Robot Policy: Full Speed Ahead
Thursday August 29, 2013 @12:08PM France To Open Preliminary Investigation About PRISM Program
Tuesday August 27, 2013 @02:07PM Just thinking about science triggers moral behavior
Sunday June 23, 2013 @07:18AM The Men Trying To Save Us From the Machines
Friday June 07, 2013 @10:28AM The Amish Are Getting Fracked
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:29AM Too Many Smart People Chasing Too Many Dumb Ideas?
Thursday May 30, 2013 @05:27PM UN Debates Rules Surrounding Killer Robots
Thursday May 30, 2013 @09:55AM Pitcher-Turned-Law Student On Cheating In Baseball
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:28PM Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells
Thursday April 11, 2013 @11:01AM RapLeaf Is Back and Bad As Ever
Monday March 04, 2013 @09:16PM Not Quite a T-1000, But On the Right Track
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:35AM How Do We Program Moral Machines?
Monday October 29, 2012 @09:58PM Is Silicon Valley Morally Bankrupt and Toxic?
Thursday October 25, 2012 @10:53AM 72% of Xbox 360 Gamers Approve of "More Military Drone Strikes"
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @12:33PM Geneticists And Economists Clash Over "Genoeconomics" Paper
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @08:46AM Geneticists to economists: You're racist!
Monday October 08, 2012 @12:54PM Meet The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (Video)
Sunday September 30, 2012 @08:47AM A Suicide Goes Viral On the Internet
Friday September 21, 2012 @07:02AM Your moral compass is reversible
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:28AM Nokia Apologizes For Misleading Lumia 920 Ad
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:24AM Nokia Faked Lumia 920 Ad, Issues Apology
Thursday September 06, 2012 @08:21AM Social Robots May Gain Legal Rights, Says MIT Researcher
Thursday August 30, 2012 @07:28PM If Extinct Species Can be Brought Back... Should We?
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @12:14AM Robot ethics: Thou shalt not kill?
Saturday August 18, 2012 @02:53AM Genetically Engineering Babies a Moral Obligation, Says Ethicist
Thursday August 16, 2012 @10:27AM Dozens of Reported Plagiarism Incidents On Coursera's Free Online Courses
Monday August 13, 2012 @11:20AM Intellectual Ventures Tied To 1,300 Shell Companies
Friday August 10, 2012 @07:58AM In Hacker Highschool, Students Learn To Redesign the Future
Thursday August 09, 2012 @08:34AM War By Remote Control, With Military Robots Set To Self Destruct
Thursday August 09, 2012 @07:08AM Telco Company Claims Freedom of Speech Includes Misleading Ads
Saturday July 21, 2012 @06:50PM Harvard Study Suggests Drone Strikes Can Disrupt Terror Groups
Thursday July 19, 2012 @09:22AM Judge In Kim Dotcom Extradition Case Steps Down
Monday July 16, 2012 @01:40PM What Is an Astronaut's Life Worth?
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @10:13AM Silicon Valley Values Shift To Customersploitation
Sunday June 10, 2012 @09:01PM Publicly Funded GMO Research Facing Destruction In Italy
Sunday June 10, 2012 @08:56PM Ask Slashdot: Ambitious Yet Ethical Software Jobs?
Thursday June 07, 2012 @08:00AM Sequencing the Unborn
Monday May 14, 2012 @12:04PM Resumegate Continues At Yahoo: Thompson Out As CEO, Levinsohn In
Thursday April 26, 2012 @06:40AM Ask Slashdot: What are the most dangerous lines of scientific enquiry?
Saturday April 07, 2012 @02:10PM Some Hotspot Operators Secretly Intercept, Insert Ads In Web Pages
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @08:06AM Biosecurity Board Recommends Full Publication of Bird Flu Studies
Saturday March 31, 2012 @03:55PM Why Onagawa Nuclear Power Station Survived the Tsunami
Sunday March 25, 2012 @10:31AM China Plans To End Executed Prisoner Organ Donations Within 5 Years
Wednesday March 21, 2012 @04:11PM Meet the Hackers Who Get Rich Selling Spies Zero-Day Exploits
Monday March 19, 2012 @06:33PM Woman Wants To Replace Her Non-functioning Hand With a Bionic Prosthesis
Monday March 19, 2012 @04:53PM Woman wants to replace her non-functioning hand with a bionic prosthesis.
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @08:42AM Solving Climate Change By Bioengineering Humans?
Thursday February 16, 2012 @04:44PM Doctors "Fire" Vaccine Refusers
Wednesday February 15, 2012 @04:59PM Ask Slashdot: Tech manufacturers with better labor practices?
Monday January 30, 2012 @01:42PM Ian Bogost Replies: Deep Thoughts On Gaming
Friday January 20, 2012 @08:06PM Mutant Flu Researchers Declare a Time Out
Friday January 13, 2012 @07:06PM Google Caught Misbehaving By Kenyan Startup
Friday December 30, 2011 @11:56AM Copyright Claim Sets Back Cognitive Impairment Testing
Thursday December 29, 2011 @03:42PM How Doctors Die
Sunday December 18, 2011 @10:44AM Philosopher Patrick Lin On the Ethics of Military Robotics
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @04:29AM Kaspersky Quits BSA Over SOPA Support
Friday November 11, 2011 @07:05PM So You Want To Be a Zero Day Exploit Millionaire?
Tuesday November 08, 2011 @09:11AM Survey Finds Cheating Among Students At All GPA Levels
Friday November 04, 2011 @04:09PM What are some good ethical standards
Monday September 12, 2011 @08:50AM Why aren't there any civilians in military video g
Wednesday July 20, 2011 @07:44AM Getting inside the minds of ethical hackers
Friday June 17, 2011 @06:10PM Are 'Nudging Technologies' Ethical?
Saturday June 04, 2011 @02:29AM Jack Kevorkian Dead at 83
Thursday April 14, 2011 @12:54AM IT guy makes stirring speech to human rights group
Friday March 25, 2011 @06:46PM Top French Chess Players Suspended For Cheating
Thursday March 17, 2011 @03:22AM Microsoft On List of Most Ethical Companies
Friday March 11, 2011 @08:52PM European Court of Justice Rejects Stem-Cell Patents
Saturday February 05, 2011 @06:13PM Is Setting Up an Offshore IT Help Desk Ethical?
Saturday January 29, 2011 @02:43PM Stem Cell Research Running Into IP Brick Walls
Sunday January 23, 2011 @11:34AM Is Retaliation the Answer To Cyber Attacks?
Monday December 13, 2010 @12:24PM Operation Payback and Hactivism 101
Friday December 10, 2010 @02:23PM IT Worker's Revenge Lands Her In Jail
Tuesday December 07, 2010 @07:32PM Why Money Doesn't Motivate File-Sharers
Thursday December 02, 2010 @10:07AM Dolly the Sheep Alive Again
Tuesday November 02, 2010 @06:19PM Firesheep Author Reflects On Wild Week
Tuesday October 12, 2010 @11:42AM Pope Says Technology Causes Confusion Between Reality and Fiction
Thursday September 30, 2010 @02:21AM "Pre-Crime" Comes To the HR Dept.
Tuesday September 14, 2010 @09:34AM Copying Trumps Creating For FarmVille Creator Zynga
Thursday September 09, 2010 @02:22PM Robots Taught to Deceive
Sunday September 05, 2010 @03:28PM Game Publishers Using Stealth P2P Clients
Tuesday August 24, 2010 @12:32PM Does the GOP Pay Friendly Bloggers?
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @11:12PM Most Consumers Support Government Cyber-Spying
Friday July 30, 2010 @02:22AM Man Wants to Donate His Heart Before He Dies
Friday July 02, 2010 @04:35PM Grigory Perelman Turns Down $1M Millennium Prize
Thursday July 01, 2010 @01:26PM Plagiarism Inc.
Thursday June 10, 2010 @09:44PM Google Researcher Issues How-To On Attacking XP
Sunday June 06, 2010 @03:45PM California Judge Routes Campaign Robocalls Through Colorado
Sunday June 06, 2010 @11:14AM Quantifying, and Dealing With, the Deepwater Spill
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @11:54PM Nine Chip Makers Fined $400M In EU For Price Fixing
Thursday April 22, 2010 @02:13PM After DNA Misuse, Researchers Banished From Havasupai Reservation
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @01:39AM China's Research Ambitions Hurt By Faked Results
Monday April 19, 2010 @07:31AM Studying For Certification Exams On Company Time?