Ethics, Society and Technology Hub embeds ethics in teaching and research

In recent decades, ideas originating with Stanford students and faculty brought technologies that have disrupted industries, revolutionized business and eased communication in our daily lives. But they have also been linked to societal problems such as widening inequality, racial bias and lack of privacy.

Political science professors Margaret Levi and Rob Reich will co-lead the Ethics, Society and Technology (EST) Hub. (Image credit: L.A. Cicero)

As a way of ensuring that technological advances born at Stanford address the full range of ethical and societal implications, the Long-Range Vision launched the Ethics, Society and Technology (EST) Hub, co-led by Margaret Levi and Rob Reich, both professors of political science.

“Stanford is home to outstanding ethicists and social scientists but they haven’t been well integrated into the ways we teach about, or do research related to, technology,” said Debra Satz, the Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of

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Society 5.0 – Dinis Guarda citiesabc YouTube Podcast Interviews Naokazu Takemoto, Minister of State for Science / Technology of Japan

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dinis Guarda YouTube citiesabc interview series features the Minister of State Naokazu Takemoto, for Japan’s Science and Technology Policy. Dinis Guarda’s detailed conversation with the Minister, a veteran political leader, touched on key questions both concerning his background, career and political positions within the Japanese government, as well as highlighting Japan’s technology advancements, including the innovative Society 5.0 concept.

Minister talked about his experience and career path having studied at Kyoto University, Berkeley, and Columbia Universities. He started his career in Tokyo as a civil servant and entered parliament where he has been for 25 years. Minister Takemoto has served as Parliamentary Secretary for Economy, Trade and Industry, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Labour and Welfare, and Senior Vice-Minister of Finance Minister of Construction, and as a Chairperson of numerous political committees.

Minister Takemoto highlighted Japan as a global powerhouse in science, technology

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