In politics, business and beyond, the title of “leader” is bestowed upon individuals almost exclusively based upon measures of success and accomplishment like social status, wealth and follower counts – metrics Dave Ursillo describes as hollow. We see the implications of faulty leadership in all fields of politics, business and global health — not just nationally but worldwide. In this Forbes article, Ursillo says questions about what we define as “leadership”, and who we expect to become our leaders, now feel more relevant than ever.
Forbes, 26 July 2021See More
Engineers face ethical dilemmas that they are not well equipped to deal with through their education. This article in The Conversation suggests to give much greater weight to ethics when training engineers and not treat it as an “add-on” subject.
The Conversation, 16 July 2021See More
Recent events have dramatized the urgent need for prompt and bold action to respond to climate change. In view of this situation, what is and ought to be the substance of environmental leadership?
via The Hill, 20 July 2021See More
Ethics and artificial intelligence have become increasingly intertwined due to the pervasiveness of AI. But researchers, creators, corporations, and governments still face major challenges if they hope to address some of the more pressing concerns around AI’s impact on society. AI ethics champion Margaret Mitchell talks about self-regulation and ‘foresight’.
via Venture Beat, 14 July 2021See More
Terri Janke, a Wuthathi/Meriam woman and a Vincent Fairfax Fellow, has spent 20 years finessing protocols that could empower Indigenous people to protect their arts and culture.
via The Guardian 20 July 2021See More