Articles By Donna Lindskog

Cambridge Analytica signature should have involved IT code of ethics

Not to defend Facebook, but we should be able to trust that companies have deleted data if they say they...

May 29th, 2018 Donna Lindskog

Following process is just the minimum of ethical software purchase

Does a software purchase procedure have to be fair?  Who gets to define what is fair?  As an expert in...

February 1st, 2018 Donna Lindskog
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Germany shows how government should steer AI ethics

Governments are beginning to become involved in IT ethics. This is not necessarily a good thing. People begin to think...

November 20th, 2017 Donna Lindskog
video, online video streaming

Video online as defence or danger

People from across Canada saw the video in July of how an indigenous man was treated at the Canadian Tire...

August 15th, 2017 Donna Lindskog
artificial intelligence AI

GWL job loss due to AI should trigger ethical concerns

As technology workers, we should be concerned about the people impacted by the systems we are implementing. CBC news reported...

May 12th, 2017 Donna Lindskog
IT problems, computer flaws, glitches

The top 7 ethical dilemmas reported by IT in 2016

Last year gave us all a lot to digest, and moving forward it is important to hold a microscope to...

January 18th, 2017 Donna Lindskog

Stats Can needs governance of its big data

The head of Statistics Canada, Wayne Smith, resigned on Sept. 16 because he felt he did not have control of...

September 30th, 2016 Donna Lindskog

Learning about being politically correct from the U.S. election

The American presidential election debates have made political correctness an issue. Though, I have never liked the term “political correctness.”...

August 16th, 2016 Donna Lindskog

A question of ethics in open designs

Some ethics questions are black and white. Others, like in the case of the power industry who have good intentions to...

July 21st, 2016 Donna Lindskog
bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Bitcoins: A danger to IT?

Just because we can do something, should it be done? Satoshi Nakamoto perhaps should have thought about this before inventing...

June 6th, 2016 Donna Lindskog