The Elements of Digital Ethics

Organisation

Machine

Society

Human

Supervision

Environment

How to use

  1. One practical way of using the chart in workshop format is to have each working group select 3–4 elements, each from a different section, and encourage discussion around what examples of digital harm that particular combination brings to mind.
As an example, the combination of these four elements can lead to important conversations around addiction, mental health and sleep deprivation. The four elements in the picture are “Unaccountability”, “Psychoengineering”, “Attention economy” and “Regulation defects”.

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Per Axbom

Per Axbom

Making tech safe and compassionate through design, coaching and teaching. Independent consultant. Co-host of UX Podcast. Primary publication: axbom.com

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