Resources

This section provides abstracts for all the articles that have been published in the ORBIT Journal. The abstracts are shown here and clicking on an abstract will take you to a page you can use to access the full journal article (note: this will take you to the journal website and away from the main ORBIT site).

The articles are also broken down by key concept in the drop-down menu above, so you can read about Concepts in RRI, Case StudiesEthical IssuesTechnologies and Solutions

From a Science Fiction to the Reality

Cyborg Ethics in Japan This study deals with young people’s attitudes towards and social acceptance of “cyborg technology” including wearables and insideables (or implantable devices) to enhance human...

Privacy and Brain-Computer Interfaces: method and interim findings

Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) are emerging technologies that acquire and translate neural data, applying that data to the control of other systems. Privacy has been identified as an ethical issue p...

Dynamic Technology Challenges Static Codes of Ethics

A Case Study We describe the process of changing and the changes being suggested for the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In addition to addressing the technical and ethical basis for the ...

Ethical questions related to using netnography as research method

Netnography is a relatively new research method, which adapts research techniques of ethnography to study cultures and communities through computer-mediated communications. It has become a popular res...

Exploring simulated game worlds

Ethics in the No Man’s Sky Archaeological Survey No Man’s Sky is an open world space procedural exploration game which allows players to traverse space in space ships, land on and explore planets. A g...

Callisto As a Value Agent

How This Online Site for College Sexual Assault Reporting Extends Value Design In this paper, we offer a case study of Callisto, an online site for sexual assault reporting, to highlight innovations i...

Personal Data Sensitivity in Japan

An Exploratory study The purpose of this study was to investigate how ordinary Japanese people perceive and understand data sensitivity and sensitive data. Although the concept of sensitive data is de...

Interdependent Privacy

Sharing on online social networks (OSNs) has rapidly emerged as a global phenomenon. Information that users share about one another has great impacts on impression formation, but also poses risks to t...

How to make decisions with algorithms

Ethical decision-making using algorithms within predictive analytics The use of automated decision-making support, such as algorithms within predictive analytics, will inevitably be more and more rele...