Category Archives: information ethics

Discussion about ethical issues associated with information management and use.

Following in the Footsteps

On my second pilgrimage in Spain – this time from Tui to Santiago de Compostela along the Camino Portugues – I became aware of the importance of this prayerful walk as one in which I was not alone, even though … Continue reading

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Untethered on the Camino

As someone who has been tethered to computers via the Net for many years doing my online teaching and consulting work, I have come to realize the need to create a balance between the connected self and disconnected self. To … Continue reading

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Moving from “opt-out” to “opt-in” culture

“We’re here for consumers. Why, without them, we’d have nobody whose privacy we can invade so that we can exploit them to advertisers.” Comment about Google under user comments on: http://www.winrumors.com/google-claims-microsoft-and-apple-are-partners-in-a-patent-war-against-android/ Teaching courses on digital marketing and ethics in information … Continue reading

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Collaborative reasoning with a social strategy

In my previous posts on the value of mental and physical models, I suggested that it is the dialog that we create between these two types of reasoning that helps us tackle the discovery of what is novel and complex: … Continue reading

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Revolution 2.0 – Social Media for Social Change

On January 25, 2011, a social movement in Egypt led by young protesters moved to the streets and by February 11, a despotic regime fell and they continued their long journey on a path to securing human rights, social justice, … Continue reading

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#jan25

January 25 is an important day in Egypt’s history. On that date in 1952, when British troops stormed a police station where Egyptian police officers acting as commandos were holed up, a Free Officer Movement led to a revolt that … Continue reading

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information and ethics: a conundrum?

As the first entry in this discussion about ethical issues associated with information management and use, I invite your answers to the question posed in the title of this post. Webster’s dictionary defines conundrum as “1 : a riddle whose … Continue reading

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