Utilitarianism and Autonomous Vehicles

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy defines Utilitarianism: “Though there are many varieties of the view discussed, utilitarianism is generally held to be the view that the morally right action is the action that produces the most good. A clear mathematical reason, nevertheless a sophisticated philosophical discussion what produces the most good (or in the trolley dilemma the less evil), a pure counting of individuals does not solve the problem. Continue reading Utilitarianism and Autonomous Vehicles

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Tomorrow’s Business Ethics: Philip K. Dick vs. W. Edwards Deming

The book analyzes their works and additional interviews regarding business ethics. This includes the adequate implementation and management of Artificial Intelligence, Flying Cars, Chat-Bots, Smart Data, Robotics, Virtual Twins and Swarm Intelligence. Always to keep in mind that the human employees stay the key-value of the corporation. Continue reading Tomorrow’s Business Ethics: Philip K. Dick vs. W. Edwards Deming

Why Androids Dream: Artificial Intelligence by Philip K. Dick

Today’s developments in Industry 4.0 and Artificial Intelligence are very similar to yesterday’s science fiction. It was a pleasure and honor to compare them with the world of Philip K. Dick and his masterpiece “Do Androids dream of Electric Sheep?” The results are not only fascinating, but also identify potential ethical pitfalls. The human and artificial brains are more similar than we might have thought. Continue reading Why Androids Dream: Artificial Intelligence by Philip K. Dick

Access Granted Vol.2: Tomorrow’s Business Ethics

Welcome to “ACCESS GRANTED: Tomorrow’s Business Ethics Vol.2”! In a classic sense you have science fiction in your hands, as it analyzes today’s developments to discuss to which potential tomorrow’s scenarios, including ethical dilemmas, they may lead. The different chapters provide answers, and at the same time give the reader new questions to think about. As with all good science fiction, tomorrow’s visions are in this or another way already relevant for today. This also as at the end, human- and machine-learning & -behavior is not that different. Continue reading Access Granted Vol.2: Tomorrow’s Business Ethics