Saturday, October 01, 2022

Ethics and Emerging Technologies

AI

Games to play and workshops to attend to understand human rights and emerging technologies

Every year, we post about games to play and workshops to attend to understand the intersection between human rights, ethics, and emerging technologies. Here are a few: 1- Workshop: Defending human rights in the age of artificial intelligence: this is a free and open workshop organized by UNESCO and UNITAR. The course break down complex […]

Dark patterns and human centered design

As someone who teaches user experience, among other things, this session at MozFest 22 was particularly interesting for me. What I knew as persuasive design, addictive design, and emotional design, all of which I found unethical, are now called ‘dark patterns’. Dark Patterns refer to interface design tactics in digital products to persuade one into […]

Climate Change

Essam Heggy

عصام حجي يرد بورقة علمية على المشككين في مخاطر سد النهضة على مصر

عصام حجي يرد بورقة علمية على المشككين في مخاطر سد النهضة على مصر نشر عالم الفضاء المصري عصام حجي وفريقه العلمي ورقة علمية جديدة للرد على تعليقات شككت في بحثهم الذي تحدثوا فيه عن العجز المائي في مصر ومخاطر تفاقمه أثناء سنوات ملء سد النهضة الإثيوبي. وفي الرد الجديد الذي نشرته مجلة (Environmental Research Letters) […]

Essam Heggy

Reply on Egypt’s Water Budget Deficit

Dr. Essam Heggy has submitted a reply to the IOPScience‘s Environmental Research section, entitled on “Egypt’s water budget deficit and suggested mitigation policies for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam filling scenarios’. “The reply herein shows the factual incorrectness of the comment by Eladawy, Asefa and El Nour, which is primarily supported by mis-citations and misinterpretations […]