1 month, 24 days 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…

2 months, 12 days ago

The Ethics of Disruption

In a recent commentary on #Brexit, Simon Jenkins notes that”disruption theory is much in vogue in management schools, so long as someone else suffers”.Here is Bruno Latour making the same point.”Don’t be fooled for a second by those who preach the call…

4 months, 21 days ago

With Strings Attached

@rachelcoldicutt notes that “Google Docs new grammar suggestion tool doesn’t like the word ‘funding’ and prefers ‘investment’ “.Many business people have an accounting mindset, in which all expenditure must be justified in terms of benefit to the organ…

4 months, 27 days ago

The Road Less Travelled

Are algorithms trustworthy, asks @NizanGP.”Many of us routinely – and even blindly – rely on the advice of algorithms in all aspects of our lives, from choosing the fastest route to the airport to deciding how to invest our retirement savings. But shou…