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Should Data Scientists Adhere to a Hippocratic Oath?

wired.com/story/should-data-sc

A growing amount of my time is being spent countering Silicon Valley spin:

Aral Balkan argues that an ethics code like that drafted this week could actually worsen societal harms caused by technology. He fears it will be used by corporations as a signal of virtue, while they continue business as usual. “What we should be exploring is how we can stop this mass farming of human data for profit…” mastodon.ar.al/media/NnSLeFSy5

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@aral Actually, there already exists such an oath (see Archimedean Oath here [1]). I guess it is more or less well known depending on the country, but when I finished my MSc, my former university proposed us to signed it.

[1] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimed

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@Bromind Ah, would they ever use that, given it starts with “I shall practice for the good of mankind, respecting human rights” :)

@aral Supposing you are a proud newly graduated student, still having faith in human kind, I think most people would swear. Imho, universities should promote it, not companies: Hippocratic Oath works pretty well because doctors swear before they enter private companies.