Tag: Brazil

A Google aid for public health agents to combat Covid-19

In the universe of big private organizations, there is an exponential growth trend in the use of Big Data and Data Analytics to aid decision making, especially as a means of prospecting and planning, but also in times of crisis. The practice is generalized and is shared by the different areas organizations – credit risk rating agency, insurance brokers, companies streaming and sports teams, each one to his own way. […]

Exceptions to the Rule for Your Own Benefit: A Moral Judgment Problem

The house that I lived a few years ago was on a relatively busy avenue. Across the street was a large bakery and many of its customers parked their cars in front of my house. The problem was that they often left the vehicle blocking the garage exit. Parking in front of the garage exit […]

Ethics of Disasters: considerations on the field and reading suggestions

In terms of continental dimensions, environmental and climatic disasters are a chronic and recurrent problem in Brazil (Valencio, 2014), representing a significant challenge for governments and communities (Pedroso & Holm-Nielsen, 2017). As recent events of great magnitude of this nature occurred in early 2019, we can mention Vale tragedy in Brumadinho (MG), caused by a […]

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