Technology

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Look Inside: The Moral Implications of Personal Choice

Back when Microsoft Windows XP and Intel’s Pentium 4 Processor were technology du jour, not much was known about the origins of the raw...

Technology and Police Brutality

When someone is being recorded, one is more aware of their actions; this applies to even police officers. With many cases of police brutality...
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The Dead on Facebook

Should Facebook suggest posts about the dead on your News Feed? In her article for The Atlantic, Shirley Li wrote about her experience with Facebook suggesting...
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What the Government Can See and No More?

If the government can't see it, should you be allowed to communicate with it? British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that if he...

Robo-Journalists: Can Robots Do The Job Of A Human Journalist?

Time is crucial when it comes to the news; every news agency wants to be the first to break a large story. To save...

Web 3.0 and The New Epistemic Threat to Democracy

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Ethics of Anonymity Online

When your name remains detached from something, most of the repercussions from saying certain things seem to disappear. The issue of anonymity online is...

Threats on Social Media are Still Threats

The social media world is a crazy world, indeed, sparking firestorms over petty things, such as the color of some dress in Scotland. Most...

Ethics in 5: Printerns on Social Networking Ethics

Every week, the Prindle Intern team weighs in on an ethical issue together. Each intern is challenged to keep their response to five sentences...
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Are you ready?! Anita Sarkeesian at Prindle

Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy the battles and challenges created in the magical virtual world? Better yet, are you interested in learning...