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ethics

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Microsoft's 2016 predictions: We'll stop talking directly to each other

Technically Incorrect: No flying cars next year, according to Redmond's top brains. But every schoolkid will code and data ethics will suddenly become a big thing.

By December 6, 2015

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The ethical problem with Facebook's emotional experiment

Facebook teamed up with academia to manipulate users' emotions in a week-long science experiment, but users had no idea they were test subjects. CNET's Bridget Carey explains Facebook's latest controversy.

By June 30, 2014

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The ethical problem with Facebook's emotional experiment

Facebook teamed up with academia to manipulate users' emotions in a week-long science experiment, but users had no idea they were test subjects. CNET's Bridget Carey explains Facebook's latest controversy.

By June 30, 2014

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The 404 1,511: Where we choose business ethics (podcast)

How Twitter killed the movie web site, the best way to request time off work by exploiting your kids, advancing surveillance technology in the workplace (read: spies), and a totally real new startup wants to mail you quarters every month to do laundry.

By June 23, 2014

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The 404 1,511: Where we choose business ethics

How Twitter killed the movie web site, the best way to request time off work by exploiting your kids, advancing surveillance technology in the workplace (read: spies), and a totally real new startup wants to mail you quarters every month to do laundry.

By June 23, 2014

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Wearables with augmented reality are mind-blowing -- and an ethical nightmare

A panel of industry experts at CES 2014 discusses the ethical quandaries and shared responsibilities with the augmented reality and head-mounted wearables that will change our lives as dramatically as the smartphone.

By January 8, 2014

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Some 'House of Cards' viewers do whatever it takes to watch

The law and ethics are no obstacle for Frank Underwood when it comes to amassing more power, and neither, for many, is copyright law when it comes to watching "House of Cards."

By March 2, 2015

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FairPhone ethically-sourced phone hits target, out in autumn

The FairPhone is built using ethically-sourced minerals, and using factories with a good employment conditions record.

By June 6, 2013

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PETA: People for the ethical treatment of aliens?

PETA's most recent parody campaign has set its sights on StarCraft: Heart of the Swarm.

By March 12, 2013