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Published: 19 September 2019

Responsible Use of Technology

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The increasingly pervasive use of technology in our everyday lives has triggered a debate on how new and disruptive technologies – such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, 3D printing, internet of things (IoT), 5G, blockchain, quantum computing, autonomous vehicles, biotechnology, and nanotechnology – should be managed and governed.

The increasingly pervasive use of technology in our everyday lives has triggered a debate on how new and disruptive technologies – such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, 3D printing, internet of things (IoT), 5G, blockchain, quantum computing, autonomous vehicles, biotechnology, and nanotechnology – should be managed and governed.

To contribute to the evolving dialogue and influence the management and governance of new and disruptive technology, this paper proposes a new framework for the responsible use of technologies. This framework is intended to connect the practical steps companies can take to address responsible use issues systematically with the underlying concepts of ethical thinking and international human rights standards.

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