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Broward College to Host Ethics and Social Responsibility Lecture Series

 
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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (Octobe​r 10, 2013)
-- Broward College’s A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 S.W. Davie Road, Davie, will present a series of lectures titled “Hacking Bad, Breaking Boundaries,” which will focus on social responsibility and how moves in cultural powers and scientific advances affect our views of the human condition. The series was adapted from the hit AMC television show “Breaking Bad,” a show about a high school chemistry teacher who breaks ethical barriers to pay for his medical bills and provide for his family after learning he has a terminal illness. The lectures are free and open to the public.

            Lectures include:
Hacking Society: Breaking Barriers “Surveillance, Privacy and Security
Tuesday, October 15, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Building 17, Room 425

Surveillance, Privacy and Security will examine the political implications of the use of surveillance in a democratic society, touching on how the end results of hacking society may arm political rivals and threaten individual privacy, civil liberties and our freedom to have personal space to be ourselves.

Hacking the Mind:
“The Social and Ethical Implications of Brain-Machine Interface Technology”
Friday, October 25, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  
Bailey Concert Hall
A group of scholars will present and discuss the social, ethical and other implications of brain machine interface (BMI) technology. Its main objective is to raise interest in and awareness about a technology that has the potential to change human nature and human social structure in the coming years.

Hacking Bad: Breaking Barriers “The Art of Human Hacking”
Tuesday, November 12, from 11 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.
Building 17, Room 425
“The Art of Human Hacking” will examine religious and philosophical challenges related to the concepts of matter and mind. The lecture will address how artists have sought to creatively break through social barriers by presenting engaging scenarios of what it means to be human. It will also touch upon new forms of breaking social barriers by way of self-expression through digital artistry and social media. For more information, contact 954-201-6630.
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