Google’s DeepMind Starts Ethics Group to Examine AI’s Impact on Society

Google is finally taking steps to ensure that its rapid development in the field of AI will only bring about positive change for the whole of humanity. London-based company DeepMind, a subsidiary of Google parent firm Alphabet, has formed a…

In Vitro Fertilization Using Three People Debated in England

The Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority in the U.K. has begun consulting the public over whether a new in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique that prevents mitochondrial diseases is ethical. The technique, known as mitochondrial replacement, enables women to give birth…

Nokia Starts Ethics Review After Faked Ad

Some of the momentum that Nokia gained following last week’s announcement of its new Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones was halted when it was revealed that an ad for its PureView camera technology was faked. The ad featured a…

Texas Instruments Among “World’s Most Ethical Companies”

Apple’s new New iPad has been set loose upon the world today, giving consumers to think about something other than Apple’s dubious labor practices. Meanwhile, in the world of companies that have a high standard for the quality of life…

Washington Post Masthead On A Chinese Government Publication

Freedom of speech — and thus, consequently, freedom to advertise — are fundamental principles of a free democracy and a thriving capitalist democracy, right? That’s what we’re told in this country from a young age. Well it turns out those…

Facebook, Teachers & Students: What Not To Do

If you’re a teacher and you have a Facebook account, which is probably most teachers, you are likely to receive friend requests from your students. Students don’t know anything, which is why they need teachers to educate them, and so…