3 months, 17 days ago

As Shepherds Watched

We can find a useful metaphor for data ethics in Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings. Palantíri are indestructable stones or crystal balls that enable events to be seen from afar. They also allow communication between two stones. The word comes from Tolkein’s …

4 years, 10 months ago

What Does Diversion Mean?

Diversion has various different meanings in the world of ethics.Distraction. An idea or activity serves as a distraction from what’s important. For example, @juliapowles uses the term “captivating diversion” to refer to ethicists becoming preoccupied w…