Data | Ethics | Governance

So you want to be a Data Ethicist?

June 6, 2017

Congratulations! You will probably be one of the first in the world! For my part, I call myself this because I research and actively consider the ethical implications of using data in society.  And these implications only get more far-reaching as we collect more data. I started my journey in this area by wanting to…

The BIG Data Ethics Cheat Sheet

May 26, 2017

This post presents a limited summary of the data ethics field as I see it at the moment.  I break it down into parts: People, Organisations/Applications, Issues, and Case Studies.  With each item I provide a link for further information.  This page will change often! (25Jun=v.55) People Mike Ananny Solon Barocas Rob Bensinger Danah Boyd Lee…

What do I think data ethics is?

May 25, 2017

Background I have spent quite a bit of time reading all different ideas about ethics, data, artificial intelligence, algorithms, automation … etc, etc … but I am yet to explore exactly what I think data ethics is all about.  And I don’t yet have a definitive idea. I came to this area gradually while I was…