Making ethical decisions for the immersive web [article]

Diane Hosfelt
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Mixed reality (MR) ethics occupies a space that intersects with web ethics, emerging tech ethics, healthcare ethics and product ethics (among others). This paper focuses on how we can build an immersive web that encourages ethical development and usage. The technology is beyond emerging (footnote: generally, the ethics of emerging technologies are focused on ethical assessments of research and innovation), but not quite entrenched. We're still in a position to intervene in the development
more » ... s, instead of attempting to retrofit ethical decisions into an established design. While we have a wider range of data to analyze than most emerging technologies, we're still in a much more speculative state than entrenched technologies. This space is a challenge and an opportunity.
arXiv:1905.06995v1 fatcat:zsuq7p2tzfb2jbgdvt6hkiukpy