Episode #6 – Deborah Lupton on the Quantified Self

This is the sixth episode in the Algocracy and Transhumanism podcast. In this episode, I talk to Deborah Lupton about her book¬†The Quantified Self (Polity Press 2016). Deborah is a Centenary Research Professor at the University of Canberra in Australia. She is a widely-published scholar. Her current research focuses on a variety of topics having … More Episode #6 – Deborah Lupton on the Quantified Self

Episode #5 – Hannah Maslen on the Ethics of Neurointerventions

  This is the fifth episode in the Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast. In this episode I speak to Hannah Maslen. Hannah is a research fellow at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in Oxford and is affiliated with the Oxford Martin School. Her research focuses on ethical issues in general, but she has a particular … More Episode #5 – Hannah Maslen on the Ethics of Neurointerventions

Episode #4: Evan Selinger on Algorithmic Outsourcing and the Value of Privacy

This is the third episode in the Algocracy and Transhumanism Podcast. In this episode I interview Evan Selinger. Evan is a Professor of Philosophy at the Rochester Institute for Technology. He is widely-published scholar in the ethics and law of technology. He is currently working on a book with Brett Frischmann entitled¬†Being Human in the … More Episode #4: Evan Selinger on Algorithmic Outsourcing and the Value of Privacy

Algocracy: Opportunities and Risks (videocast with Adam Ford)

Myself and Adam Ford just had a long conversation about algocracy. The discussion centred around my paper ‘The Threat of Algocracy’ but we took many interesting diversions into topics relating to algorithmic governance, moral agency and moral patiency, sousveillance, the extended mind, the hackability of algocratic governance systems and more. Unfortunately, our skype connection cut … More Algocracy: Opportunities and Risks (videocast with Adam Ford)