BigDataFr recommends: A Code of Ethics for Data Science
[…] 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day. It’s created by you when you’re commute to work or school, when you’re shopping, when you get a medical treatment, and even when you’re sleeping. It’s created by you, your neighbors, and everyone around you. So, how do we ensure it’s used ethically?
Back in 2014, before I entered public service, I wrote a post called Making the World Better One Scientist at a Time that discussed concerns I had at the time about data. What’s interesting, is how much of it is still relevant today. The biggest difference? The scale of data and coverage of data has massively increased since then and with it the opportunity to do both good and bad. […]