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What Does Ethics Mean to You?

This task is another request for a blog post. In this post, considering the sorts of issues that come up when working with analytics and artificial intelligence, what does ethics mean to you? This ideally should just be a list of the sorts of things that are ethical (like justice, fairness, equity, etc.) but a consideration of how you come to arrive at those values, what form they take, how they apply to your work, and how they should (?) apply to the field generally. Record your answer in your blog, tag it with #ethics21 and if you haven't already be sure your blog has been submitted to the course (if for some reason it can't be submitted, send me an email when you've written your post and I'll make sure it's included manually).


Ethics and Analytics: Getting a Feel For the Subject

Through a discussion of a number of examples that have cropped up in recent years we get a sense of the scope and nuance of the topic as a whole by considering what these cases have in common and what questions they force us to ask.

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Ethics and Analytics: What We Mean By Ethics

What do we mean by ethics? We look at some ways of thinking about ethics: is it about right and wrong? Is it about maiing decisions? Is it about outcomes? We consider some things that ethics is not. And we look at a few possibilities for thinking about ethics today: perhaps as a framework, a politics, or a form of rationality.

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Starting #ethics21
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#Ethics21 Week 1 Task
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Module one – #Ethics21 MOOC
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