Tech and ethics reading collection
A list of books, essays, papers, blog posts, tweets, etc. on tech and ethics that I have either read and found useful or plan to read because I think they might be useful. I’m not especially interested in ethics that doesn’t take power or structure into account, so most of the standard texts one would read in a course on ethics aren’t represented on my list.
(My) starting point
Not strictly about either ethics or tech, but Claire Dederer’s What Do We Do With the Art of Monstrous Men? verbalizes something that is wound up in how I think about ethics, and what I hear when people talk about ethics:
This, I think, is what happens to so many of us when we consider the work of the monster geniuses—we tell ourselves we’re having ethical thoughts when really what we’re having is moral feelings.
Dr. Robin James recommends Charles Mills’ [Ideal Theory as I