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Week Four Theme :: The Ethics of Tech: Scientific, Corporate and Personal Responsibility

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Big Tech companies have begun to acknowledge their tremendous and sometimes harmful impact on society — particularly with regard to marginalized communities and civil liberties, and usually only following public calls for ethics reform and oversight.

  • Is it enough for these giants to self-police, or is an industry-wide code of ethics or government regulation necessary to protect a future dominated by artificial intelligence, datafication and facial recognition?
  • Does such oversight stifle innovation? How is the rest of the world responding?
  • And, while it’s easy to see ourselves as victims, how do we take personal responsibility as consumers and users?

HIGHLIGHTS

ORCHESTRA

  • "Paths to Freedom: 'Sanctuary Road' and Porgy and Bess". Rossen Milanov, conductor 
  • "An Evening of Viennese Waltzes"

SCHOOLS

  • Chautauqua School of Dance Gala

THEATER

  • Sense and Sensibility by Kate Hamill
  • Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare*
  • New Play Workshop 1

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