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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)

"How to Stop Facebook From Making Us Pawns in Its Corporate Agenda"  (Jul 1, 2014)

"You’ve Been Obsessing Over Your Likes and Retweets Way Too Much"   Ethical Technology  (Jun 10, 2014)

"Satire’s corporate takeover: Community,Silicon Valley and the entertainment-industrial complex"  (May 11, 2014)

"Too Titillating For Twitter: Why Outsourcing Social Media Participation Is Disconcerting"  (May 8, 2014)

"Don’t outsource your dating life"   CNN  (May 4, 2014)

"Why Goal Tracking Apps Are So Existentially Provocative"   Forbes  (Apr 12, 2014)

"Outsourcing Your Mind and Intelligence to Computer/Phone Apps"  (Apr 8, 2014)

"Today’s Apps Are Turning Us Into Sociopaths"   Wired  (Feb 27, 2014)

"The Outsourced Lover"   The Atlantic  (Feb 14, 2014)

"Why App Developers May Be Selling Their Souls To Apple And Google"   Forbes  (Feb 9, 2014)

"Inside Google’s Mysterious Ethics Board"   Forbes  (Feb 5, 2014)

"5 Ways To Avoid Being Suckered By Unreliable Information"   Forbes  (Jan 25, 2014)

"Why Grandma Shouldn’t Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook"   Forbes  (Jan 8, 2014)

"Keep On Tweeting, There’s No Techno-Fix For Incivility Or Injustice"   Forbes  (Jan 2, 2014)

"Why Debating Apple’s ‘Misunderstood’ Ad Is An Amazing Holiday Gift"   Forbes  (Dec 25, 2013)

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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)