Ted Talk Tuesday: Moralizing Technology and the Ethics of Things
October 20, 2020
| 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location : Online
Join others in the DCTC community to watch and discuss Ted Talks. Why participate? Learn about ideas that will help you develop skills to enhance your academic and personal success, and increase awareness of being a responsible global citizen.
Tuesday, Oct.20, 2 p.m., via Zoom
About this Ted Talk: In this TEDx talk from The University of Twente in The Netherlands, Peter-PaulVerbeek explains why he thinks an ethics of behavior-influencing technology is possible. Verbeek is a professor in the Philosophy of Science, Technology andSociety department at Twente and is the president of the Society for Philosophy and Technology. After viewing the talk, attendees will discuss the merits and demerits of Professor Verbeek’s thinking with a focus on his supporting examples. Students in all technical programs will find this talk interesting and relevant to their studies.
Discussion Facilitated by: Wes Jorde, Philosophy Faculty.
How to Participate
Associate Director of Student Life