Professor Floridi (left) is presented with the Thinker Award by Maurizio Decollanz, Head of Communications at IBM Italia
Congratulations to Professor Luciano Floridi, who has received the 2018 Thinker Award from IBM in conjunction with IBM’s thinkMagazine.
Professor Floridi, Professorial Fellow of Exeter College and Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute, received the award in recognition of his research in digital ethics. Afterwards he thanked IBM for the award and said that he was ‘honoured and truly delighted’.
At the award ceremony Professor Floridi spoke of the importance of continued collaboration between technology and ethics. You can view the award ceremony on YouTube, with Professor Floridi’s award for ethics starting around an hour and 11 minutes into the recording.