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  1. Apr 2024
    1. https://web.archive.org/web/20240420102854/https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2024/apr/19/oxford-future-of-humanity-institute-closes

      Oxford shut down 'Future of Humanity Institute'. Vgl [[Jaan Tallinn]] Nick Bostrom Part of phil dept, but less and less phil on staff. Original existential threat list seemed balanced, over time non-existent AI became only focus, ignoring clear and present dangers like climate change.

  2. Oct 2022
    1. Even during Phase 1 of computing technology developments, individuals were already concerned about the possible downsides of creating a "smart" machine. Many of these same concerns exists today regarding AI. While computers contribute greatly to human productivity they can also be used to cause harm. Balancing these positives and negatives while also considering any potential harm down the line is why cyber ethics is such an important field of study.

  3. Aug 2021
    1. Everett, J. A. C., Colombatto, C., Awad, E., Boggio, P., Bos, B., Brady, W. J., Chawla, M., Chituc, V., Chung, D., Drupp, M., Goel, S., Grosskopf, B., Hjorth, F., Ji, A., Kealoha, C., Kim, J. S., Lin, Y., Ma, Y., Maréchal, M. A., … Crockett, M. (2021). Moral dilemmas and trust in leaders during a global health crisis [Preprint]. PsyArXiv. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/mzswb

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      Via Stanford Encyclopedia - History of 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. There are many ways to spell out this general claim. One thing to note is that the theory is a form of consequentialism: the right action is understood entirely in terms of consequences produced. What distinguishes utilitarianism from egoism has to do with the scope of the relevant consequences. On the utilitarian view one ought to maximize the overall good — that is, consider the good of others as well as one's own good."

    2. Système de Politique Positive

      A work by Auguste Comte (System of Positive Polity in English) published in 1851-54, which emphasized morality and moral progress as the central preoccupation of human knowledge and effort.