A Year in Responsible InnovationJack Stilgoe is a leader in the academic study of Responsible Innovation. He has recently posted an entry on his blog entitled A year (and a bit) in responsible innovation on his blog, a light hearted, informative article about his experience over the last year.
di Redazione FGB, 29 Gennaio 2013 Permalink
Browsing with the FoundationDo you have 1 minute 20 seconds to spare? Watch the clip and take a moment to look at some pages, read recent and old articles and give your opinion. Then become our friend through the various social networks that we participate in.
di Tommaso Correale Santacroce, 17 Gennaio 2013 Permalink
Harvard's Journalist's Resource CenterAt the University of Harvard staff have created a Journalist's Resource Center, in order to provide writers with access to reports that may help them in their work.
di Jonny Hankins, 7 Settembre 2012 Permalink
Can We Improve the Health of the Planet?In December and January Jonny Hankins published a series of posts on the Technology Bloggers community blog entitled 'Can We Improve the Health of the Planet?' an extension of his work on the subject of 'Sustainability as Responsibility'.
di Redazione FGB, 7 Febbraio 2012 Permalink
Technology Bloggers New Year AwardsNew year's eve saw the Technology Bloggers website announce the winners of several prizes, and the Bassetti Foundation's Jonny Hankins took 2.
di Redazione FGB, 10 Gennaio 2012 Permalink
iGEM Synthetic Biology World ChampionshipsIn this post we review the 2011 iGEM World Championship Jamboree and take a look back at articles published on this site that address the topic of synthetic biology.
di Redazione FGB, 15 Novembre 2011 Permalink
Is Citizen Science Coming of Age?In this post Jonny Hankins takes a look at a scientific breakthrough made by players of the online game 'Fold.it', and casts a glance at other citizen science projects.
di Redazione FGB, 10 Novembre 2011 Permalink
Teaching science in schools, some ideasScience learning in the classroom presents the opportunity for teachers to introduce the problems of ethics and responsibility at an early age. In this post we look at 3 UK based projects that all aim to develop science teaching and involve the students in innovative ways
di Redazione FGB, 4 Luglio 2011 Permalink
Inhabitat: Design will save the worldInhabitat is a weblog devoted to the future of design that carries some very interesting stories. Their focus is upon tracking innovations in design, materials and practices that are pushing architecture and home design towards a more sustainable future
di Redazione FGB, 23 Giugno 2011 Permalink
Genetica "fai da te" dai microfoni di formicabluformicablu ha intercettato l'incontro con Margaret Curnutte svoltosi il 16 maggio 2011 presso la sede della Fondazione Bassetti, intervistando Francesca Petrera e la stessa Curnutte per il programma PiGreco Party in onda ogni settimana in diretta su Radio Città del Capo di Bologna.
di Redazione FGB, 18 Maggio 2011 Permalink
Home genetic testing and the lawAs a lead up to the presentation entitled that will be delivered by Margaret Curnutte here at the Bassetti Foundation in Milan on 16th May I would like to take a brief look at the way in which the legal community and governmental regulatory organizations view the problem of home genetic testing.
di Redazione FGB, 13 Maggio 2011 Permalink
A threat to internet democracy?Last week George Monbiot's blog hosted by the Guardian UK featured an interesting follow on article about the problem of astroturfing. Astroturfing is the action of taking fake identities to post comments on blogs in favour of or against political arguments and issues.
di Redazione FGB, 4 Marzo 2011 Permalink
The Age Of The GenomeTo celebrate the 10th anniversary of the historic announcement made by then president of the US Bill Clinton of the first sequencing of the human genome BBC Radio 4 are broadcasting a series entitled The Age Of The Genome conducted by evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins.
di Redazione FGB, 28 Giugno 2010 Permalink
Open CultureThe website Open Culture describes itself as "The best free cultural & educational media on the web". A claim that certainly sounds worthy of investigation. In this posting we take a quick look at some of the articles posted on the site that may be of interest to the Bassetti Foundation.
di Redazione FGB, 23 Giugno 2010 Permalink
Oversights in Oversighting NanotechnologyIn this article Jonny Hankins follows up on his series of postings on nanotechnology by taking a look at the recent report entitled Oversight of Next Generation Nanotechnology written by J Clarence Davies and published by The Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars.
di Redazione FGB, 30 Luglio 2009 Permalink
A look at The Hastings Centre Bioethics ForumContinuing his investigation into the work of the Hastings Center Jonny Hankins takes a look at their bioethics forum and blog, and browses through various other related blogs from their blogroll.
di Redazione FGB, 2 Luglio 2009 Permalink
Ethical Decision Making During A (Possible) Flu PandemicAs a first introduction to the complex problems of bio-ethics and scenario planning Jonny Hankins signposts an article that addresses the problem of the distribution of scarse medical resources in times of crisis.
di Redazione FGB, 7 Maggio 2009 Permalink
Citizen Participation in Science and TechnologyIn this posting I would like to have a look at the work of the CIPAST project and a report published late last year by Chloe Alexander of the University of Padova in which she describes and analises the workings and perceived effectiveness of the project.
di Redazione FGB, 22 Settembre 2008 Permalink
A responsible choice in fuelThe 2007 Innovation award at the Cylch Wales Recycling Awards went to Sundance Renewables, a not-for-profit social enterprise, that in 2004 set up the first community based biodiesel production plant in the UK.
di Redazione FGB, 28 Gennaio 2008 Permalink
Marketing music on the webWithout a doubt the internet has changed the face of the music industry, creating commercial and marketing opportunities for musicians and record companies.
di Redazione FGB, 11 Dicembre 2007 Permalink
Buying spy technology on the webThe development of miniature video and sound recording equipment means that DIY spying has never been easier. A quick internet search reveals an incredible world of cheaply and freely available spy technology. What does this tell us about "responsible" use of technology, and about the current state of (or the perceived need of) responsibility in innovation?
di Redazione FGB, 26 Novembre 2007 Permalink
Political Humour in the Blogosphere."Web 2.0, the interactive interface of the World Wide Web, has opened up a multimedia and multimodal environment that is deeply transforming several discursive practices, among them political communication. Wherever..."
di Redazione FGB, 8 Novembre 2007 Permalink