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Responsible Innovation

Ethics, Safety and Technology

by Joost Groot Kormelink

Responsible Innovation

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Book Description

This book is based on the MOOC Responsible Innovation offered by the TU Delft. It provides a framework to reflect on the ethics and risks of new technologies. How can we make sure that innovations do justice to social and ethical values? How can we minimize (unknown) risks?

The book explains:
- The concept and importance of responsible innovation for society
- Key ethical concepts and considerations to analyse the risks of new technologies
- Different types of innovation (e.g. radical, niche, incremental, frugal)
- Roadmap for Responsible Innovation by Industry
- The concept of Value Sensitive Design (VSD)

It includes a link to all the web lectures as well as case studies ranging from care robots and nuclear energy to Artificial Intelligence and self-driving vehicles.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA). You can download Responsible Innovation ebook for free in PDF format (8.9 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Introduction to responsible innovation
Chapter 2
Applied ethics for responsible innovation
Chapter 3
Institutional context of innovations
Chapter 4
Innovation and business
Chapter 5
Frugal innovation
Chapter 6
Implementation of RI by companies: new standard
Chapter 7
Understanding risk
Chapter 8
Risk management and safety engineering
Chapter 9
Value Sensitive Design

Book Details

Responsible Innovation
TU Delft
ISBN13 Digital
ISBN10 Digital
PDF Size
8.9 MB

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