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The rapid development of technologies is supported by continuous scientific, technical, and engineering advances. In addition to this progress, a corresponding ethical development and a philosophy of technology is necessary. At CyberEthics Lab., we strive to develop methodological approaches that can support an adequate relationship between human beings and the tools they develop.

At CEL, we strongly believe in responsible technological ethics, capable of pursuing a holistic consideration of innovation that never loses sight of either efficiency or the respect for human beings. Not only the results, but also the processes must be ethical. The vision of responsible and ethical technology coincides with the goal of eliminating risks in terms of security, respect for rights, and minorities. That is why we work, staying continuously up to date, to deepen and provide best practices and guidelines for ethical technologies and ethical adoption of technologies.  To exist within a "technological culture", techno-ethical or techno-philosophical approaches can allow us to not fall into a determinist conception of technology or a naïve vision of it. The projects we conduct in CEL are based on the idea that a technological future is being built and that the human beings involved in technological development are the protagonists of this change. For this reason, it is necessary on the one hand to know the technology well, on the other hand to have a deep and far-sighted look to direct one's decisions towards ethical and humanly rational choices.
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Intersezionalità, uno sguardo ai presupposti storici di un modello teorico e metodologico

Il termine “intersezionalità” fu utilizzato per la prima volta dalla giurista Kimberlè Crenshaw nel 1989[1] per indicare indicare la modalità di sovrapposizione e intersezione di diverse categorie sociali nella costituzione delle identità dei soggetti. Per la giurista, l’occasione di coniare questo termine per rappresentare tutta la riflessione teorica che andava formandosi da qualche decennio è […]

Biometric systems and iris recognition in medicine: the contribute of biometry for AB0 incompability and personal data’s protection

First article in the series by Guest Editor Francesca Romana Baglioni. Contact us to find out more about our Guest Editor programme. The background The current world population, which has more than 7 billion of people today, is heterogeneous, dynamic and evolving constantly. States, cities, regions and societies provide a large number of services, material […]