What Should College Students Know About Ethics and Technology?

Bob Sullivan, Ethical Tech’s Cybercrime and Consumer Tech Advisor, wrote for The Red Tape Chronicles about Justin Sherman and Aria Chernik’s project to create the first open source “Ethical Tech 101” college class curriculum.

At Ethical Tech, our first project involved bias in algorithms used by judges around the country to decide how long convicted criminals should spend in prison. Several other projects are in the works, including design of a tech-ethics class for college students.

I hope you will consider helping. What should future programmers know? What should future digital citizens know? How can we arm them for this ongoing information war; and how can we convince engineers to use their math skills for good instead of evil?

Read the full article here.