Technology & Ethics 2002-2003


Bonnie Kaplan, PhD, FACMI, Lecturer Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Bioethics Center Scholar, Yale Information Society Project Faculty Fellow 

Nick Bostrom, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Philosophy & ISPS (fall 2002)


Andy Miah, Lecturer in Media, Bioethics, and Cyberculture, University of Paisley at Ayr; International Visiting Scholar, The Hastings Center

Enhancement Technologies and Staying Human

Robin Hanson, Asst. Professor of Economics, George Mason University

The Economics and Ethics of Computer-Simulated People

Jaron Lanier, Lead Scientist, National Tele-immersion Initiative; Chief Scientist, Eyematic Interfaces; visiting faculty at several universities

What is a Person? Virtual Realities: Real Impacts: Technology, the Future of Human Relationships, and the Human Soul

Nicola Shaw, Senior Lecturer, Lancashire Postgraduate School of Medicine and Health

Telemedicine and Telecare: Ethical Considerations and Impediments to Sustainable Development and Use

Joseph Engelberger, President and CEO, HelpMate Robotics Inc; Founder, Unimation Inc.

The Future of Industrial and Service Robotics

Natalie Jeremijenko, Director, Engineering Design Laboratory, Yale; Research Scientist, Center for Advanced Technology, NYU

Robotic Futures for the Service of Humanity: Anthropomorphic or Feral?

Steve Mann, Asst. Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto

CYBORG: Digital Destiny and Human Possibility in the Age of the Wearable Computer

Robert Friedman, Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Boston University; Chief, Medical Information Systems Unit, Boston Medical Center

Better Health through Information Technology

Rob Kling, Professor of Information Systems and Information Science, Director, Center for Social Informatics, Indiana University at Bloomington

Critical Constructions of “Super Intelligence” and Information Societies in Critical Perspective

Sherry Turkle, Director, Initiative on Technology and Self, Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology, MIT

Simulation and Its Discontents: Robots, Virtual Worlds, and the Evolution of Social Sensibilities