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Virtually anything goes: what, if any, are the ethical limits on behaviour in virtual worlds?

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Duration: 0:23:37 | Added: 16 Nov 2015
Talk delivered at 2015 Cyberselves Symposium, with contributions from technologists, psychologists, neuroscientists, philosophers and cultural theorists looking at the future societal and ethical impacts of virtual reality and immersive technologies.

Dr Whitby is a philosopher and ethicist at the University of Sussex, working on the social impact of new and emerging technologies. He is a leading researcher in the field and the author of many books, chapters and papers on the subject including “On Computable Morality”, “Reflections on Artificial Intelligence: The Legal, Moral and Ethical Dimensions and “Artificial Intelligence, A Beginner’s Guide”. Dr Whitby is a member of the Strategic Ethics Committee of BCS The Chartered Institute of IT and ethical advisor to the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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