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Computing Ethics meet Computing Sustainability

October 2, 2007


Computing ethics met computing sustainability at the weekend when we had lunch with Don Gotterbarn and Sylvia Nagl. Don was the lead author on most of what we recognise as computing’s codes of ethics (see my notes) while Sylvia’s work in complex systems is pushing the limits of computing. Don was in London on ACM/IFIP […]

Sticks and Stones and Mining’s Sustainability Guidelines

July 30, 2007


It must be hard to represent the least sustainable of industries. The (US) National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) represents the extractive industries: NSSGA is the largest mining association by product volume in the world and represents the crushed stone, sand and gravel-or aggregate-industries. Our member companies produce more than 92 percent of the […]