Is ethics evaporating in the cyber era?
Part 2: Feeling framed
Keywords:Appification, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Technology, Ethics
In continuation to the Part 1 published in this volume, this part discusses the oversupply of information and approaches the concerning rights we are alienating to enjoy digital technology. Instead of using the Internet as space for free exchange of ideas, it is being used as a tool for supervision, management, and control. There is an increasing merger of artificial intelligence and machine learning in any sector for analysing, optimizing, and even framing humans. Our digital “buddies” take note of our everyday life, our itinerary, our health parameters, our messages and our content. Big data centres, computer farms are the new “caveau” (Bank Vault) full of “our” data.
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