Ethics and Information Technology

(The TQCC of Ethics and Information Technology is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Blind-sided by privacy? Digital contact tracing, the Apple/Google API and big tech’s newfound role as global health policy makers105
Corona and value change. The role of social media and emotional contagion44
We need to talk about deception in social robotics!41
You’ve got a friend in me: sociable robots for older adults in an age of global pandemics33
Give more data, awareness and control to individual citizens, and they will help COVID-19 containment30
Trust in farm data sharing: reflections on the EU code of conduct for agricultural data sharing29
Digital contact tracing and exposure notification: ethical guidance for trustworthy pandemic management29
Robots responding to care needs? A multitasking care robot pursued for 25 years, available products offer simple entertainment and instrumental assistance28
Artificial Intelligence Regulation: a framework for governance26
Transparency as design publicity: explaining and justifying inscrutable algorithms26
A sociotechnical perspective for the future of AI: narratives, inequalities, and human control24
Sovereignty, privacy, and ethics in blockchain-based identity management systems23
The ethical use of artificial intelligence in human resource management: a decision-making framework23
Ethics of digital contact tracing and COVID-19: who is (not) free to go?22
Digital platforms and responsible innovation: expanding value sensitive design to overcome ontological uncertainty20
Eight grand challenges for value sensitive design from the 2016 Lorentz workshop19
Predictive privacy: towards an applied ethics of data analytics19
Artificial intelligence and African conceptions of personhood18
Three contextual dimensions of information on social media: lessons learned from the COVID-19 infodemic18
Is it time for robot rights? Moral status in artificial entities17
Cybervetting job applicants on social media: the new normal?17
The emergence of “truth machines”?: Artificial intelligence approaches to lie detection16
From human resources to human rights: Impact assessments for hiring algorithms15
Understanding responsibility in Responsible AI. Dianoetic virtues and the hard problem of context15
Value sensitive design as a formative framework15
Applying a principle of explicability to AI research in Africa: should we do it?15
Data Ethics Decision Aid (DEDA): a dialogical framework for ethical inquiry of AI and data projects in the Netherlands14
AI recruitment algorithms and the dehumanization problem14
Disability, fairness, and algorithmic bias in AI recruitment14
Artificial intelligence and responsibility gaps: what is the problem?14
How to feel about emotionalized artificial intelligence? When robot pets, holograms, and chatbots become affective partners14
On the person-based predictive policing of AI13
Towards a seamful ethics of Covid-19 contact tracing apps?13
The European Commission report on ethics of connected and automated vehicles and the future of ethics of transportation13
Technology and moral change: the transformation of truth and trust13
Contact tracing apps: an ethical roadmap13
A Capability Approach to worker dignity under Algorithmic Management12
Fairness, explainability and in-between: understanding the impact of different explanation methods on non-expert users’ perceptions of fairness toward an algorithmic system12
Explanatory pragmatism: a context-sensitive framework for explainable medical AI12
How can we know a self-driving car is safe?11
Optimization of what? For-profit health apps as manipulative digital environments11
Weapons of moral construction? On the value of fairness in algorithmic decision-making11
Friendly AI10
Critically engaging the ethics of AI for a global audience10
Beyond privacy vs. health: a justification analysis of the contact-tracing apps debate in the Netherlands9
The artificial view: toward a non-anthropocentric account of moral patiency9
Ethics of automated vehicles: breaking traffic rules for road safety9
The practical ethics of bias reduction in machine translation: why domain adaptation is better than data debiasing9
Digitalization of contact tracing: balancing data privacy with public health benefit9
Trust in medical artificial intelligence: a discretionary account9
Digital well-being under pandemic conditions: catalysing a theory of online flourishing9
What it’s like to be a _____: why it’s (often) unethical to use VR as an empathy nudging tool9
Autonomous weapons systems and the moral equality of combatants9
Relative explainability and double standards in medical decision-making9
Sharing (mis) information on social networking sites. An exploration of the norms for distributing content authored by others9
Tracing app technology: an ethical review in the COVID-19 era and directions for post-COVID-199