Ethics and Politics of Algorithms

Executive summary

The Nexa Center for Internet & Society has started a collaboration with the scholars and researchers of the University of Turin led by Prof. Maurizio Mori, who teaches Moral Philosophy and Bioethics. The aim is to strengthen the Nexa Center’s research line on philosophy and ethics of technology, with a particular – even if not exclusive – focus on AI.


Since 2017, with the launch of its Phd research project on data and algorithm ethics, in collaboration with Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), the Nexa Center has focused its attention on the ethical consequences of the use of big data and AI.
Moreover, with SUSST, Nexa Center has decided to contribute to the opening of Politecnico of Turin to humanities, convinced of the necessity to study the social and cultural issues related to technology. At the same time, the research group on moral philosophy guided by Prof. Mori, that has been working for years on the relationship between technology and human life, especially in the field of bioethics, was looking for a partner to start a study on digital artifacts and their ethical implications.



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