Technology & Ethics 2010-2011


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


October 6th Daniel Kahan, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law, Yale University

Cultural Cognition of Risk and Emerging Technologies: Nanotechnology and Synthetic Biology

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October 27th Josh Storrs Hall, Founding Chief Scientist of Nanorex, Inc. and President of the Foresight Institute

Technology Indistinguishable from Magic

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November 10th David Rose, Rose Tech Ventures & Track Chair, Finance and Entrepreneurship, Singularity University

No more companies, no more jobs: on the road to a world without work

December 15th Dennis Bushnell, Chief Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center

The potential massive combinatorial impact of technological, economic, and environmental trends

January 26th David Woods, Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering

Resilience and Responsibility in Systems of People and Robots

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February 16th  Maxwell J. Mehlman, Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law; Director, The Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

How Do We Know If One Pill Makes You Smarter? Ethical, Regulatory, and Policy Issues in Enhancement Research

March 2nd David Guston, Professor of Politics and Global Studies; Director, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, Arizona State University

Anticipatory Governance of Emerging Technologies

April 6th Sherry Turkle, Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology,  Program in Science, Technology, and Society, MIT

Alone Together: Why we expect more from technology and less from each other

April 20th Gary Marchant, Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law & Ethics, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Pacing Governance and Ethics with Science and Technology