Consider ethics when designing new technologies

Gillian Christie Crunch Network Contributor Gillian Christie is the health innovation manager at the Vitality Institute. How to join the network Derek Yach Crunch Network Contributor Derek Yach is the chief health officer at the Vitality Institute. How to join the network In the weeks since the U.S. presidential election, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been firefighting. Not literally, but figuratively. Widespread accusations assert that his social media company contributed to the election’s unexpected outcome by propagating fake news and “filter bubbles.” Zuckerberg has harshly refuted these allegations, but the case poses a thorny question: How do we ensure that technology works for society? A Fourth Industrial Revolution is arising that will pose tough ethical questions with few simple, black-and-white answers. Smaller, more powerful and cheaper sensors; cognitive computing advancements…


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