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Trust & Technology Initiative

 

The Cambridge Research Agenda around Trust and Technology

The Trust & Technology Initiative aims to showcase Cambridge’s research agenda around trust and technology across Schools and disciplines.

Some of the emerging research questions being explored are:

  • When should we not trust technology?
  • We need resilient infrastructures, including software, energy, transport and supply chains. Today’s connected world is optimised for efficiency - how do we address the fragility this has created?
  • What might be more trustworthy alternatives to current internet business models, such as surveillance capitalism and the attention economy?
  • How can we navigate the politics and economics necessary to achieve acceptable levels of security, safety, and environmental sustainability, for connected devices and cyberphysical systems, including connected vehicles?
  • What is a trusted institution in the 21st century?
  • How can we adjust our measurement culture to prioritise human and social factors, alongside easy to measure technical performance metrics?
  • Corporations shape our world. How does the introduction of machine learning systems change their power?

Zotero Library around Trust and Technology

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