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Philosophising about technology, law, ethics and religion
Philosophising about technology, law, ethics and religion

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Episode #41 - Binns on Fairness in Algorithmic Decision-Making
In this episode I talk to Reuben Binns. Reuben is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Computer Science in Oxford University. His research focuses on both the technical, ethical and legal aspects of privacy, machine learning and algorithmic decis...
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Tranhumanism as Utopianism: A Critical Analysis
The poem ‘ The Land of Cockaygne ’ is one of the original works of utopian literature. A satire, written in Ireland in the 14th century, the poem describes a corrupt community of monks living in the mythical land of Cockaigne (different spellings for differ...
Tranhumanism as Utopianism: A Critical Analysis
Tranhumanism as Utopianism: A Critical Analysis
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Building Better Sex Robots: Lessons from Feminist Pornography
Here's another new paper. This one looks at the ever-popular topic of sex robots through the lens of feminist pornography. This is a draft of a book chapter that is set to appear in an edited collection entitled AI Love You: Developments on Human-Robot Inti...
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Towards an Ethics of AI Assistants: An Initial Framework
I have new paper in the journal Philosophy of Technology . It's called ' Towards an Ethics of AI Assistants '. It looks at some of the leading ethical objections to the personal use of AI assistants and tries to develop some principles that could be of use ...
Towards an Ethics of AI Assistants: An Initial Framework
Towards an Ethics of AI Assistants: An Initial Framework
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Episode #40: Nyholm on Accident Algorithms and the Ethics of Self-Driving Cars
In this episode I talk to Sven Nyholm about self-driving cars. Sven is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at TU Eindhoven with an interest in moral philosophy and the ethics of technology. Recently, Sven has been working on the ethics of self-driving cars...
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Radical Algorithmic Domination: How algorithms exploit and manipulate
(Related post: Algorithmic Micro-Domination ) In a recent post, I argued that the republican concept of ‘domination’ could be usefully deployed to understand the challenge that algorithmic governance systems pose to individual freedom. To be more precise, I...
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Algorithmic Micro-Domination: Living with Algocracy
In April 2017, Siddhartha Mukherjee wrote an interesting article in the New Yorker . Titled ‘ AI versus MD ’ the article discussed the future of automated medicine. Automation is already rampant in medicine. There are algorithms for detecting and diagnosing...
Algorithmic Micro-Domination: Living with Algocracy
Algorithmic Micro-Domination: Living with Algocracy
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Legal Loopholes and Voting Paradoxes: A Theory
Nick Freeman is a well-known British lawyer. He rose to fame in the 1990s when he successfully defended a number of celebrity clients from dangerous driving prosecutions. He was particularly popular among footballers. His clients included Paul Ince, David B...
Legal Loopholes and Voting Paradoxes: A Theory
Legal Loopholes and Voting Paradoxes: A Theory
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Episode #39 - Re-engineering Humanity with Frischmann and Selinger
In this episode I talk to Brett Frischmann and Evan Selinger about their book Re-engineering Humanity (Cambridge University Press, 2018). Brett and Evan are both former guests on the podcast. Brett is a Professor of Law, Business and Economics at Villanova ...
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Recent Media on the Ethics of Sex Tech
Image via Jonathan Rolande I've done some recent media on the topics of sex and technology. Unsurprisingly, most of it focuses on the book Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications but there is some other stuff in there too. You might be interested in list...
Recent Media on the Ethics of Sex Tech
Recent Media on the Ethics of Sex Tech
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