NYTimes Opinion Today: Can Silicon Valley find God? for OTA!

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this Opinion from the New York Times by Linda Kinstler, raising all the deep important questions I raised in “Time to Rethink our Technological Choices“ .  More reasons why OTA needs to be rebooted! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Artificial Intelligence promises to remake the world. These believers are fighting …

Living By the Golden Rule – Period. Interview with Hazel Henderson

    We sit down with Hazel Henderson, a world-renowned Futurist, Activist, Producer, Founder and an economic Iconoclast. We follow Hazel from her upbringing in Bristol, England with a Naturalist mother and a Corporate executive father. She left England as a young woman and soon started her working career in …

Facebook launches Bulletin, its Substack challenger

“Thanks to CJR, we see yet another effort by Facebook to compete with Substack and capture new users by offering a “free” service! Let’s hear from Tristan Harris and Roger MacAfree on this! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“     Facebook launches Bulletin, its Substack challenger By Mathew Ingram Three months ago, Facebook announced that …

Facebook’s ethical failures are not accidental; they are part of the business model

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this critique of Facebook’s business model, much in line with our own “Steering Social Media Toward Sanity“ and unpacking the “polarization” Facebook causes, compared with  Frances Moore Lappe’s the ten basic issues which 70-80% of Americans agree on!!  Must reading! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ By Dave Lauer …

Tristan Harris Testimony in Washington

“We at Ethical markets Media fully support Tristan Harris and the Center for Humane Technology and offer our own 5 steps for immediate reforms of social media giants  in our “Steering Social Media Toward Sanity“ , www.ethicalmarkets.com.  We also support the re-funding of the US Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) on which I served as …

What should we do about the algorithmic amplification of disinformation?

“Ethical Markets recommends this round-up of articles by the Columbia Journalism Review on the need to address the weaponizing of algorithms on social media platforms, to addict users though “engagement” and “recommendation”, which work to rapidly circulate falsehoods, conspiracy theories, death threats, hate speech — all to drive profits in …

Dear President Biden: By Mitchell J. Rabin

“Commonsense from our esteemed Advisory Board member, Mitchell J. Rabin, regarding expanding President  Biden’s Covid-19  Advisory group’s approach beyond the current single-minded approach on vaccines.   I can only add my own earlier retrospective view in my, “Let’s Restart America: Free Daily Test Now!” , reporting the research and development, at last …

Algorithms are pushing society toward catastrophe, says Apple CEO

“Ethical Markets compliments Tim Cook for his honesty!  See my “Can AI Algorithms Ever Be Ethical” going live Feb 4 on www.wsimag.com   Apple CEO sounds warning of algorithms pushing society towards catastrophe Tim Cook says there will be consequences to having ‘rampant disinformation and conspiracy theories juiced by algorithms’. …

You cannot have AI ethics without ethics-By Dave Lauer

“Ethical Markets is proud to post this important article “You Cannot Have AI Ethics without Ethics“ by our distinguished Advisory Board member,  Dave Lauer, CEO, Urvin.AI.  Dave’s expertise in big data analytics in financial services now digs deeper into how best to monitor and hold algorithms and their designers accountable. …