Data Ethics


First Term



Ethical issues in data processing, data generation, storage, curation, dissemination, sharing, utilization are explored in this course. Normative standards are used to evaluate data utilization pratices by human and artificial agents or “intelligence”, in machine learning, surveillance, hacking, research, social media. Special attention is given to the codes of conduct used by some professional groups and institutions in their use of data. 

Credit: 3 units.