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Ethics

  • Artificial Intelligence and Public Trust

    Artificial Intelligence and Public Trust

    Shannon Vallor, 15 Jun 2017

    A future with artificial intelligence is no longer a sci-fi fantasy. But how do we ensure that it is shaped with moral intelligence?

    Summer 2017

  • Risk

    Risk

    Brian Patrick Green, 15 Jun 2017

    Let’s look at the biggest threats to our very existence. For a glimpse into the future, start with a tiny group of islands literally going underwater.

    Summer 2017

  • Ask the Ethics Bowl Team

    Ask the Ethics Bowl Team

    Tina Vossugh, 15 Jun 2017

    SCU’s Ethics Bowl team earned a spot at nationals this year. So we ask them to tackle one real problem: 3-D printing and guns.

    Summer 2017

  • The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    The Horrors of Chemical Warfare

    David E. DeCosse and Brian Patrick Green, 13 Apr 2017

    War is hell. But even so, there are ethical boundaries that must not be crossed. The Syrian attack, the American response, and chemical weapons.

  • Fr. Jett

    Fr. Jett

    SCM Staff, 15 Aug 2016

    The Jesuit and Nobel prize-winning scientist presents the annual Santa Clara Lecture.

    Summer 2016

  • #ILookLikeAnEngineer

    #ILookLikeAnEngineer

    Irina Raicu, J.D. '09, 23 Sep 2015

    What does an engineer look like? Internet ethicist Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 examines what the intricacies of a hashtag campaign mean for women.

  • You're not helping

    You're not helping

    Irina Raicu J.D. '09, 19 Mar 2015

    Internet ethicist Irina Raicu J.D. ’09 examines how a Newsweek cover depicting gender discrimination in Silicon Valley perpetuates the problem.

  • Use your head

    Use your head

    Jack Bowen, 15 Oct 2014

    Examining the ethics of football concussions

    Fall 2014

  • A leadership fumble

    A leadership fumble

    Ann Skeet, 3 Oct 2014

    Director of Leadership Ethics Ann Skeet counts the ways NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has missed leadership opportunities, including the latest crisis over domestic violence.

  • Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Who's responsible for tech industry ethics?

    Mary Bruno, 11 Sep 2014

    The field of software engineering is woefully lagging on the ethics training front. SCU’s Internet Ethics program is among those working to change that.