Technology & Ethics 2008-2009


Wendell Wallach, Lecturer, Yale College; Scholar, Bioethics Center


Deane Aikins, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, National Center for
PTSD, and Asst. Professor of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine

A shrinking mind: The overlapping genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease and Combat Stress

Peter Asaro, Department of Media Studies and Film, The New School, and Center for
Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University

Modeling the Moral User: Tele-Operation Interfaces for Military Technology

David Bolinsky, Medical Director, XVIVO

When Good Pixels Go Bad: Unintended Consequences of Simplifying Complex Concepts in Microanatomy

Philip Rubin, Chief Executive Officer, Haskins Laboratories

Embodied cognition and ethics

Kristin Lane, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Bard College

Implicit Social Bias: How can we measure the mind?

Ronald Arkin, Regents’ Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Tech University

Ethics and Lethality in Autonomous Robots

Deborah Johnson, Anne Shirley Carter Olsson Professor of Applied Ethics, University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science

Landmines, Lifeboats, and Computers: Are They Moral Agents?

Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Kennedy
School of Government, Harvard University

Undoing Democracy: Technology, Ethics, and the Public Sphere

Ben Goertzel, CEO/CSO, Novamente: Intelligent Virtual Agents

The Ethics of Creating Human-Level AI