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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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Hormones may be partners in crime for unethical behavior

A new study claims that naughty behavior like fraud, cheating and lying could be predicted and reinforced by a rise in hormones such as testosterone and cortisol.

By July 29, 2015

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Stephen Hawking to answer your questions via his first Reddit forum

In his first Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) forum, the renowned physicist plans to discuss his concerns that artificial intelligence could one day outsmart mankind if we're not careful.

By July 24, 2015

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Doing well by doing good

It isn't always easy for tech companies to balance social impact and making a profit. A number of companies have succeeded on both counts.

By July 15, 2015

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On the importance of 'regulatory humility'

As former head of the FCC, Michael Powell has a message for today's commissioners: "Beware of over­regulation. There are always unintended consequences to your actions."

By July 15, 2015

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The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life.

By July 2, 2015

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Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By July 1, 2015