It was drilled into us copying other people’s work is stealing. However, there are no new ideas, just ideas built on other ideas.
From the Blog on ethics
Regardless of the technology, when we consider a new system or a digital solution, here are some questions that are useful to ask.
Here’s a few things that inspired us, made us think, and sparked our curiousity this week. What inspired you this week?
Does this mean the rest of ‘X’ is bad or not good? Does this mean the core of ‘X’ is bad? Can a bad ‘core’ actually be used for ‘good’?
NGOs often have privileged access to vulnerable populations. Here are 7 ethical considerations for humanitarian data.
Is there an alternative? Are we able to uphold our imperative of giving aid to those who need it? Or are we only giving to those who give us their data?
Formulas take away responsibility and enable us to shift the blame. Ethics is all about owning the choices we make, being conscious of them.
We want to increase our impact, however it depends a bit on how you define impact. Does framing ethics as impact change what we see?
When we consider digital ethics often our questions are viewed as being negative, slowing things down, being a pain – it is received with a sigh.