Tech Needs a Seatbelt: Ethics, Inclusion and Intentional Innovation at Salesforce

Dr. Paula Goldman, Chief Ethical and Humane Use Officer at Salesforce, has set out the company’s approach to intentional innovation that centres ethics and inclusion through a systematic process of listening to the perspectives of diverse stakeholders. “Today, disruption means something different than the utopianism of that earlier era — and it’s not always for…(Read more)

Doing No Harm With Technology in Evaluation

Posting at AEA365, the American Evaluation Association’s blog site, Antony Maikuri, Veronica Olazabal and Vidhya Shanker make the case for evaluators supporting strategies and tools for digital decolonization, data sovereignty and data ethics in their work. “Evaluators can distinguish among the types of value that data can produce, and for whom,” write the authors. “These types range…(Read more)

The Case for a T-12 Group of Techno-Democracies

To provide a vehicle for cooperation on many crucial issues clustered around technology, Jared Cohen and Fontaine, writing in Foreign Affairs, make the case for a new global governance body, the T-12 group of techno-democracies. Also aimed at diluting the influence of techno-autocracies, particularly China and Russia, the T-12 would include the US, UK, France,…(Read more)