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IEET > Fellows > Evan Selinger

Evan Selinger

Evan Selinger is Associate Professor of Philosophy and MAGIC Center Head of Research Communications, Community & Ethics, both at Rochester Institute of Technology. Evan publishes extensively in the areas of philosophy of technology, privacy, and ethics/policy of science and technology. To enhance public debate about ethics, Evan regularly supplements his peer-reviewed scholarship with outreach articles in places like The AtlanticWiredSlateForbes,The Wall Street Journal, and The Nation.

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"Frank Pasquale unravels the new machine age of algorithms and bots"  Feb 1, 2015

"Philosopher Michael Lynch Says Privacy Violations Are An Affront To Human Dignity"  Oct 24, 2014

"Robot Servants Are Going to Make Your Life Easy. Then They’ll Ruin It"  Sep 5, 2014

"The Trifecta of Roommate Selection Technology: Privacy, Prejudice, And Diversity"   Forbes  Jul 25, 2014

"Why We Should Be Careful About Adopting Social Robots"   Forbes  Jul 18, 2014

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The Outsourcing Illusion: Why Tempting Technology Can Lead to Dangerous Delegation   2015-04-25

The Naked Future—A World That Anticipates Your Every Move   2013-12-15

Digital Age Etiquette   2013-08-14

The End Of Privacy   2013-01-20

The Online Funeral   2012-11-15


IEET Fellow Evan Selinger, referenced in New York Times (Sep 17, 2014)

IEET Fellow Evan Selinger publishes essay in “The Chronicle of Higher Education” (Oct 02, 2012)

IEET Fellows Selinger and Blackford quoted in NYTimes (Sep 06, 2012)

Evan Selinger is our new IEET Fellow (Sep 04, 2012)


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