The Virtues in J.R.R. Tolkien
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (better known as J. R. R. Tolkien) is one of my favorite authors. I share with this author his birthday, January 3rd, and this coincidence is a great honor for me, considering my admiration for his life and work. To close the month of our anniversary (!), I decided to write […]
What is Artificial Intelligence? (Part 1)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming one of those terms that everyone knows, talks about, but when thinking about its definition, difficulties arise. So, I start this text by suggesting a reflection: first, think about what AI is and then look around you and try to identify where it is acting. Don’t worry if it wasn’t […]
XAI and the right to explanation
You may not even know how an algorithm works, but you must have heard this word. So does artificial intelligence (AI): is it a robot, a machine, a system? Many people have daily contact with modern technologies, which are immersed in different spheres of life and influence practically the entire social fabric. Still, few understand […]
Why we should think about ethics for Artificial Intelligence￼
Martin (2018) tells the story of Rodríguez, convicted of second-degree murder for his part in an armed robbery at a car dealership that left an employee dead. He was only sixteen years old when he went to prison. Twenty-six years later, he was considered a model of rehabilitation. He spent four years in a maximum […]
Do you want to be happy?
We live on a quest even if we don’t think about it. It can be small things like achieving a goal for the day or longer purposes like life plans. For some, reflections on the meaning of life are more constant and profound; for others, it is implicit in everyday life and living, one day […]
The data privacy debate should be improved
The impact that technology has on everyday life, its most diverse aspects, of course is inevitable. It is almost a rarity to find someone who is not registered on some kind of platform, in which, from an electronic device, one has access to some type of service. and there is no way to escape technological […]
New technology, old dilemmas: how artificial intelligence is bringing up classic philosophical arguments
In 1956, at the Dartmouth Workshop, John MacCarthy coined the term artificial intelligence (AI) along with other prominent authors: Marvin Minsky, Herbert Simon, and Allen Newell. The origin of AI benefited from the intersection of two significant intellectual developments of the time, the cognitive revolution and the theory of computability, and brought from the imagination […]
So, are you going to attend any event this year?
Contact with other professionals and students, updated content, exciting conversations. There are countless reasons to attend academic events! If you’re an undergraduate student, you’ve probably seen a poster advertised by the University or even listened to one. However, have you ever thought about submitting any work? A few months before registration, the organizing institutions publish […]
AdmEthics teachers are theme coordinators in the next EnANPAD
The “XLVI Encontro da ANPAD – EnANPAD” is one of the leading academic events in the Administration area. The 2022 edition will take place in September in 100% online format. The central theme will discuss different current challenges of society, giving space for reflections on the various individual and organizational actors in Administration. This year, […]
Can you be a researcher? Yes, you can!
Last week we talked about research groups and introduced AdmEthics. Today we will talk about the actors of these groups: the researchers! When we think of a scientist or a researcher, the image of a laboratory full of security or a solitary thinker poring over books often comes to mind. While the first recalls something […]