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Making complex systems human-centered is the primary objective of using technical ethics. However, applying ethical thinking to technology can be intimidating. In this interactive workshop on Friday, January 28, guest presenter Carol J. Smith with Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute will help us apply ethics to emerging technologies.

We will look at methods to make experiences that are accountable, de-risked, respectful, secure, honest, and usable. We will critique and engage with sets of technical ethics both at a high level and by comparing groups of ethics. And we will learn how to run an abusability study to get people engaged in this work by inspiring curiosity to actively speculate about misuse and abuse.

The session will include: