You might think we each have a moral duty to expose any serious misconduct, dishonesty, or illegal activity we discover in an organization, especially when such conduct directly threatens the publ
"Move fast and break things" is well known as Facebook's former motto, but it may well be the motto of all of Silicon Valley. Put another way, the Valley builds first, and deals with the consequences later.
But this approach is creating bigger and bigger problems, from Facebook's fake news to lewd children's videos on Youtube.
Do universities, often the teachers of engineers, have a responsibility to address the apparent lack of ethics in our growing tech industry? A number of universities with leading computer science programs certainly believe so, incorporating new classes focusing on ethics and technology into their curricula.
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