COUNTERING DISCRIMINATION AND INTIMIDATION IN PEACE AND DISARMAMENT: SUPPORTING ADVOCATES FOR PALESTINE

NGO campaigns working in peace and disarmament are plagued by Western-centric and racist structures. The response to Israel’s genocide in Gaza by several Western led NGOs, including through discrimination, intimidation and silencing of human rights advocates speaking up for Palestine, exemplifies the deep-rooted prejudice held towards the legitimate views and aspirations of non-white and Global Majority states and stakeholders. This …

As Gaza Burns, Injustice to One is Injustice to All – A Letter to Stop Killer Robots

As Gaza Burns, Injustice to One is Injustice to All – A Letter to Stop Killer Robots Statement to call for accountability at Stop Killer Robots following the dismissal of Ousman Noor as Government Relations Manager, and for campaign statement on international law violations in Gaza and need for ceasefire. Dear Steering Committee of Stop Killer Robots, We, the undersigned, …

The Responsible AI Community in Solidarity with Gaza and the Palestinian People

The Responsible AI Community in Solidarity with Gaza and the Palestinian People As members of the Responsible AI Community, we believe that technology can serve and uplift society, but only if we are attentive to the harms and devastating impacts emergent from its development and use. We recognize the role of technology deepening and advancing discrimination, oppression, and state violence …

Harmony for Humanity:Uniting for Peace on Hiroshima Day

Sunday, August 6, 2023 Starts on  6PM , Pacific Are you ready to attend? Harmony for Humanity: Uniting for Peace on Hiroshima Day Buy Tickets About This Event This unique gathering brings together a diverse lineup of talent, including five hilarious comedians, four inspiring speakers and a captivating musician, all driven by a shared commitment to promote world peace. Through …

Human Rights Day! Event by Ethics In Technology and Vahid Razavi

Ethics in Technology will discuss women’s rights in Iran, the war in Ukraine, digital rights and rights of disabled at this event. Date and time Sat, December 10, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PST Location: Online Every year on December 10th, people across all nations, from all different backgrounds, religions, creeds, and orientations, come together to celebrate, commemorate, and remember the …

Final Thoughts

Ethics In Tech & Lack Thereof Sleeping Under The Cell Tower By Vahid Razavi Final Thoughts I hope I haven’t spent too much time being a glass-half-empty kind of guy throughout the course of this book. I’m not; in fact, I’d say the glass is more than half full. When people demand change and they demand it persistently, persuasively, and …

Bugsplat

Ethics In Tech & Lack Thereof Sleeping Under The Cell Tower By Vahid Razavi Bugsplat “Thou shalt not kill” keeps playing over and over again in my head as I think about some of the more sinister advances and applications of technology. Killing is made a lot easier when you don’t even regard the people you’re killing as fully human. …

The Five Areas of Ethics In Tech

Ethics In Tech & Lack Thereof Sleeping Under The Cell Tower By Vahid Razavi The Five Areas of Ethics In Tech 1- Equality in Tech It’s no secret that the technology industry has a racial and gender equality problem, or that there’s a digital divide in the United States every bit as wide as the gap between rich and poor …

Ethics In Tech: An Activist Reborn

Ethics In Tech & Lack Thereof Sleeping Under The Cell Tower By Vahid Razavi Ethics In Tech: An Activist Reborn I wouldn’t have to look very hard to find Ethics In Tech’s first target. Amazon has its pick of business partners. It is the industry leader and has a global consumer and a business brand. Why they would want to …