Robert James Beckett: John Stanton on Data Imperialism & Digital Slavery

Ethics? We don’t need no stinkin’ ethics. Imperialism via Data: The Digitization of Human Behavior, “Social Radar”, Sensors and Neuroscience John Stanton, Global Research, 13 March 2016 In 2007 I wrote and presented a conceptual paper to an international studies group in Portugal. The subject matter was, generally, the use of Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience (ECN) …

Robert James Beckett: Communications ethics and the Internet – intercultural and localising influencers

Communication ethics and the internet: intercultural and localising influencers International Journal of Information Ethics, Vol. 2 (11/2004) Abstract: In the information-technology powered twenty first century a general demand for more effective communication is driving people to question the present, examine the past and to prognosticate the future.The ‘unique global media-information system’ – the Internet – …

Robert James Beckett: Evgeny Morozov Calls Out Silicon Valley on Basic Income – Empty Words

Silicon Valley talks a good game on ‘basic income’, but its words are empty The radical idea of handing cash to citizens regardless of whether they work has taken root in Europe. Now America’s tech elite is backing the concept – but why? Basic income, therefore, is often seen as the Trojan horse that would …

Robert James Beckett: IBM’s OpenPower — Wrong Thing Righter?

Competing Billion-Dollar Tech Companies Are Joining Forces. Here’s Why. The combination of open innovation and accelerated computing represents one of this decade’s most important technology trends. It’s transforming the concept of the closed-off supercomputer to a more diverse open architecture. As a result, companies that haven’t worked together before—and that may, in fact, be competitors—are …

Who’s Who in Collective Intelligence: Robert James Beckett

My research and project work focus on the value of scientifically validated communications for business and society, particularly addressing serious issues underlying the debate over global sustainability and centering the innovative new discipline of communication ethics, ‘a philosophy for the information age. Recently, I produced an innovative online text, Citizen Science, employing a digital logic …

Robert James Beckett: Communication ethics – Principle and practice

With permission Henry Stewart Publications KEYWORDS: COMMUNICATION, ETHICS, DISCOURSE, DIALOGUE, LANGUAGE, RELATIONSHIPS. Communication ethics Principle and practice Author: Robert Beckett MBA, coordinator Institute of Communication Ethics Abstract Communication ethics, this paper argues, is a discipline ready for application to communication management and is particularly relevant in an ‘age of information’. With a moral foundation firmly …

Robert Steele: Amazon’s Potential

使用右上角的小部件进行翻译。 Используйте верхний правый виджет для перевода. ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਉੱਪਰਲੇ ਸੱਜੇ ਵਿਜੇਟ ਦੀ ਵਰਤੋਂ ਕਰੋ. ترجمہ کرنے کے لئے اوپری دائیں ویجیٹ کا استعمال کریں۔ As much as I am concerned about Amazon’s ethical lapses (common to its predecessor rogue elephants), it does have enormous potential and ethics can be re-asserted — ethics is …

Robert Steele: Advanced Scale Computing — Probably Not in Our Lifetime…

Advanced Scale Computing – Probably Not In Our Lifetime Unless we embrace Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) In the ideal, Advanced Scale Computing (ASC) would be holistic – integrating all information across all disciplines, languages, domains, and modes of cyber space-time. ASC today does not integrate all measurements such as true cost economics (e.g. natural …

Robert Steele: Eric Schmidt is a Moron [Under His Rules, This Post Would Be Censored]

Google’s Eric Schmidt calls for ‘spell-checkers for hate and harassment’ Google’s Eric Schmidt has called on the technology industry to put its collective intelligence behind tackling terrorism on the internet, by building “spell-checkers, but for hate and harassment”. NOTE: It is very likely The Guardian will delete the below comments as made publicly there. This …

Robert David Steele & Robert James Becket — The Age of Ethics (Virtue) Has Begun

ROBERT DAVID STEELE: Lee Iacocca wrote a fine book, Where have all the leaders gone? and the sadness is that we don’t produce leaders any more, only apparatchiks skilled at legalized crime.  I was thinking yesterday that the next big leap is ethical from the agricultural era to the industrial era to the information era …

DefDog: John Hamre Gets It Wrong — and Politico Lets Him Slide — “Electronic Pearl Harbor” is Original to Winn Schwartau

The ‘electronic Pearl Harbor’ Eighteen years ago I was the first to use that term publicly. It was the wrong analogy then. Not anymore. The phrase became a touchstone in the long national argument over cybersecurity, for better or worse. I was not the author of the phrase. That honor goes to a dear friend of …