Ethical Concern Among Tech Workers

In this blog, Dr. Emre Kazim comments on a recent report into the ethical opinions and concerns of tech workers (‘technologists’). The recent...

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Data shouldn’t be allowed to speak for itself

Dr Vaughn Tan is an assistant professor at University College London’s School of Management. He received a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Harvard University in 2013. Previously, he was an infantry signals logistician in the Republic of Singapore Army, then...

Trust, Transparency and Tech (Policy Connect)

This item is a reproduction of a news post on Policy Connect’s report titled “Trust, Transparency, Tech on data and Technology Ethics” GovTech Lab’s Dr. Zeynep Engin provided evidence and was cited in this report. The All Party Parliamentary Data Analytics Group...

Challenges in Algorithmic Crime in Finance

In this blog, Henry Ashton presents challenges that Computer Scientists need to address with respect to algorithmic crime in finance. Henry Ashton is a PhD student at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in financial computing and analytics. His research interests...

Moving Forward with Interdisciplinarity

In this blog, Dr. Jenny Bunn offers her reflections and thoughts following the Digital Ethics Forum meetup.  Jenny Bunn leads on the Department of Information Studies’ digital curation teaching. She is the current Chair of the Archives and Records Association Section...

Ethics and Digital Policy (UCL STEaPP)

In this blog, Dr Ine Steenmans and Prof Joanna Chataway, from the Department for Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (UCL STEaPP), offer their initial position concerning the discussions at the first UCL Digital Ethics Forum. Dr Ine Steenmans is a...

Digital Ethics Forum (Interdisciplinarity at UCL)

On May 1st, 2019, the initial meeting of the UCL Digital Ethics Forum was held. GovTech Lab’s Dr. Zeynep Engin directed this initiative, with GovTech Lab’s Prof. Philip Treleaven, Dr. Catherine Mulligan (CTO) and Dr. Emre Kazim all in attendance and participating. The...

Ethical Technology and Market Concentration

In this blog, Dr. Emre Kazim offers the second part of his commentary on the House of Lords ‘Regulating in a Digital World’ report. The first blog can be found here. Building upon a set of principles, for digital regulation, the House of Lords report then turns to the...

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Algorithmic Government: Automating Public Services and Supporting Civil Servants in using Data Science Technologies.

Zeynep Engin, Philip Treleaven (The Computer Journal, 11 August 2018).

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