Browse by Subject "ethics"
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(2009-02-08)Using the methods of philosophical analysis and argumentation, this paper delineates and defends the claim that access to information is a fundamental human right. A number of key distinctions and concepts are explained ...
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(2016-05-26)Librarians are – by both their professional values and ethics as well as often by state law – committed to protecting user privacy and intellectual freedom. The networked environment has transformed information seeking, ...
(IEEE, 2008)A geographic information system (GIS) allows a user to combine digitized data sets from multiple sources to produce a customized map. Like traditional paper maps, GIS maps should be accurate. Unlike traditional maps, ...
(Wiley, 2008)Computing professionals have ethical obligations to clients, employers, other professionals, and the public in fulfilling their professional responsibilities. These obligations are expressed in codes of ethics, which can ...
(2011-08-25)In recent years, French documentary filmmakers have recorded the impact globalization has had on their society; the corpus presented here gives evidence of a shared effort to question the political and ideological affiliations ...
How Public Is the Internet? A Conversation on the Nature of Human Interactions On-line and the Implications for Research Methods (2008-02-28)In the past decade, “virtual” research—empirical investigations conducted via the Internet—has increased dramatically across a variety of disparate disciplines. Areas such as cybersecurity and encryption, digital government ...
(iSchools, 2014-03-01)The purpose of this session on the topic of "Interaction and Engagement" is community building and an exploration of the ethical dimensions of information and marginality. We will examine challenges, methodologies and ...
(iSchools, 3/15/16)Interviewing Data: The art of interpretation in analytics -- Algorithms and statistical models produce consistent results with confidence yet they do so with data that are subject to change. Furthermore, the underlying ...
(2009-02-08)We propose a roundtable discussion on the role of philosophers, and philosophical topics and methods, in the mission of the iSchools, including research, education, and outreach.
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(2013-02-03)My dissertation, “Love, Self-Constitution, and Practical Necessity,” offers an interpretation of love between people. Love is puzzling because it appears to involve essentially both rational and non-rational phenomena. ...
(2012-09-18)This dissertation takes the case study of Kibale National Park in Uganda and analyzes different actors’ moral negotiations to understand how well-intended improvement schemes in the fields of conservation and development ...
(iSchools, 2014-03-01)Libraries have long maintained strong protections for patron privacy and intellectual freedom. However, the increasing prevalence of sophisticated surveillance systems in public libraries potentially threatens these core ...
Privacy and Participation in Ubiquitous Information Systems: Information Ethics when Mobile Phones are Sensors (2008-02-28)Ubiquitious information systems hold increasing promise for widespread participation in data collection and dissemination. Common and abundant devices such as mobile phones can sense and record data such as location, ...
(iSchools, 2013-02)The Internet has permeated the economic, political, cultural and social domains of global society and transformed the way in which we present and transmit knowledge. The infrastructure underlying the Internet continues to ...
(iSchools, 2014-03-01)Much of the current dialogue about personal data is anchored in fear, uncertainty and doubt. There is a growing sense `big brother is watching' and that individual rights are being ignored, along with important values such ...