Research

The Future Ethics group does research in the area of near future (0-2, 3-5, 6-10 years) ethics of technology, especially information and communication technology. We have concentrated on the areas of

Artificial Intelligence

Data Economy (ecosystems)

eGovernment  

eHealth

Freedom of Expression

Privacy

Games and Gamification

Intellectual Property Rights

but have also written on Location Based Services, using Mixed Reality in historical representations, Digital Divide, trust building and voice synthesis amongst others, and are currently looking into ethics of Automated Systems and Robotics. We are interested in any ethically relevant technologies and the consequences the design of them may have in society.

 

List of publications

Vaiste, J. – Oljakka, N. – Sivula, O. (2019) An integrated approach of ethics, law and corporate responsibility: An analysis of surveillance robots. Conference presentation, CFP: International Conference on Ethics, Porto, 2019.

Vaiste, J. (2019) Creating an ethical framework for applying artificial intelligence in Facility Management. Conference presentation, EFMC European Facility Management Conference, Dublin, 2019.

Vaiste, J. (2019) The demand for ethical AI: Who will take responsibility for the ethical conduct? Conference presentation, Nordic Academy of Management, Vaasa, 2019.

Anne-Marie Tuikka, Hannu Vesala & Antti Teittinen. 2018. Digital disability divide in Finland. Well-being in the information society – Fighting inequalities (WIS 2018). Turku, Finland.

Anne-Marie Tuikka, Chau Nguyen & Kai K. Kimppa. 2017. Ethical questions related to using netnography as research method. The ORBIT Journal- An Online Journal for Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT. Issue 2, Volume One.

Anne-Marie Tuikka & Neeraj Sachdeva. 2017. Experiences from assistive technology services and their delivery in Finland. The 16th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society. Delhi, India.

Anne-Marie Tuikka & Jani Koskinen. 2017. More rational discourse for designing information systems – Possibilities and challenges. The ORBIT Journal- An Online Journal for Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT. Issue 1, Volume One.

Anne-Marie Tuikka, Minna Rantanen, Olli Heimo, Jani I. Koskinen, Neeraj Sachdeva & Kai K. Kimppa. 2015. Where is the Patient in EHR Project? ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society – Special Issue on Ethicomp. Vol 45. No 3.

Neeraj Sachdeva, Anne-Marie Tuikka, Kai K. Kimppa & Reima Suomi. 2015. Digital Disability Divide in Information Society: A Framework based on a Structured Literature Review. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (JICES) – Special Issue: 20 Years of ETHICOMP. Vol 13. No 3/4.

Anne-Marie Tuikka, Sami Hyrynsalmi, Kai K. Kimppa & Arho Suominen. 2013. Challenges in Entering Application Markets among Software Producers in Developing Countries. Ethicomp 2013. Kolding Campus, Denmark.

Neeraj Sachdeva, Anne-Marie Tuikka & Reima Suomi. 2013. Digital Disability Divide in Information Society: The Case of Impairments. Ethicomp 2013. Kolding Campus, Denmark.

Heikkilä, Marikka, Heimo, Olli I., Heikkilä, Jukka & Bouwman, W. A. G. A. (2018 in review) Does BMI help business to succeed?”, Journal of Business Models

Heimo, Olli I., Sakari, Leo, Säntti, Tero and Lehtonen, Teijo (2018 submitted) Mixed Reality for Industry? An Empirical User Experience Study, Computers in Industry

Antti Hakkala, Olli I. Heimo, Sami Hyrynsalmi & Kai K. Kimppa (2018 in print) Security, Privacy‘); DROP TABLE users; — and Forced Trust in the Information Age? in ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society – Special Issue on Ethicomp.

Heimo, Olli I., Rantanen, Minna M. and Kimppa, Kai K. (2018 in print), Three views to a school information system: Wilma from a sociotechnical perspective, HCC13: THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference, in Poznan, Poland, September 2018.

Kiesiläinen, Jouko, Rantanen, Minna M., Heimo, Olli I. and Kimppa, Kai K. (2018), Nappula – an information system to deem guardians unworthy, WELL-BEING IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY – FIGHTING INEQUALITIES, 27-29 August 2018, Turku – Finland

Heimo, Olli I., Hakkala, Antti (2018 in print), Automated automobiles and ethics: what should we focus on?, ETHICOMP 2018, Poland 24 – 26 September 2018.

Heimo, Olli I., Naskali, Juhani and Kai K. Kimppa (2018 in print) Hate speech recognition AI – a new method for censorship?, ETHICOMP 2018, Poland 24 – 26 September 2018.

Rantanen, Minna M. and Heimo, Olli I. (2018 in print) Citizens’ information for sale? Secondary use of information in Finland, ETHICOMP 2018, Poland 24 – 26 September 2018.

Essén A., Scandurra I., Gerrits R., Humphrey G., Johansen M. A., Kiergegaard P., Koskinen J., Liaw S., Odeh S., Ross P. & Ancker J. S. (2018) Patient access to electronic health records: Differences across ten countries. Health Policy and Technology, Vol 7(1), pp. 44-56.

Lahtiranta, J. (2017) Mediator – Enabler for Successful Digital Health Care. Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare, Accepted.

Lahtiranta, J., Hyrynsalmi, S. & Koskinen, J. (2017) The False Prometheus – Customer Choice, Smart Devices and Trust, ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society, Vol. 47(3), pp. 86-97

Heimo, Olli I., Kimppa, Kai K., Yli-Seppälä, Laura, Viinikkala, Lauri, Korkalainen, Timo, Mäkilä, Tuomas and Lehtonen, Teijo (2017) Ethical Problems in Creating Historically Representative Mixed Reality Make-belief, in Proceedings of ETHICOMP 2017.

Hakkala, Antti, Heimo, Olli I., Hyrynsalmi, Sami & Kimppa, Kai K. (2017 in print) Security, Privacy‘); DROP TABLE users; — and Forced Trust in the Information Age? in ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society – Special Issue on Ethicomp TBA.

Anne-Marie Tuikka & Neeraj Sachdeva. 2017. Experiences from assistive technology services and their delivery in Finland. The 16th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society (accepted).

Tuikka A. & Koskinen J. (2017) More rational discourse for designing information systems – Possibilities and challenges. Orbit, Vol 1(1).

Tarkkanen, K., Koskinen, J., & Harkke, V. (2016). Distorted usability design in IT tendering. ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society, Vol. 45(3), 326-331.

Heimo, Olli I., Liukkonen, Tapani N., Oja-Nisula, Miika, Rajala, Julius, Kimppa, Kai K., & Mäkilä, Tuomas (2016), Ethical Gathering of Exercise Metrics from Elderly: Case Jumppatikku, 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference – 7th-9th Sept 2016

Vartiainen, Tero, Heimo, Olli I. & Kimppa, Kai K. (2016), Finnish IT Professionals’ Ethical Dilemmas: An Empirical Study, 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference – 7th-9th Sept 2016

Heimo, Olli I., Harviainen, J. Tuomas, Kimppa, Kai K. & Mäkilä, Tuomas (2016) Virtual to Virtuous Money: A Virtue Ethics Perspective on Video Game Business Logic, Journal of Business Ethics, Springer

Koskinen, Jani S.S., Kainu, Ville M.A. and Kimppa, Kai K. (2016) The concept of Datenherrschaft of patient information from a Lockean perspective, Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (JICES), Vol 14, No 1, 2016, 70—86.

Koskinen Jani.(2016). “Lectio praecursoria; Datenherrschaft – an Ethically Justified Solution to the Problem of Ownership of Patient Information”. Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare, Vol 8 (2-3). pp. 132-135.

Kimppa, Kai K., Heimo Olli I. and Harviainen, J. Tuomas (2015) First dose is always freemium, ETHIComp 2015, in ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society – Special Issue on Ethicomp. Vol 45. No 3.

Heimo, Olli I., Rantanen, Minna and Kimppa, Kai K. (2015) Wilma ruined my life: how an educational system became the criminal record for the adolescents, in ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society – Special Issue on Ethicomp. Vol 45. No 3.

Tuikka, Anne-Marie, Rantanen, Minna, Heimo, Olli I. Koskinen, Jani S. S. and Kimppa, Kai K. (2015) Where is the Patient in EHR Project? in ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society – Special Issue on Ethicomp. Vol 45. No 3.

Lahtiranta J, Koskinen J, Knaapi-Junnila S & Nurminen M. (2015).”Sensemaking in the Personal Health Space“. Information Technology & People, Vol 28(4), 790-805.

Kreps, David G. and Kimppa, Kai K. (2015) Theorising Web 3.0: ICTs in a Changing Society, Information Technology & People, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp. 726—741, http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/itp/28/4.

Mouton, Francois, Malan, Mercia M., Kimppa, Kai K. and Venter, Hein S. (2015) Necessity for Ethics in Social Engineering Research, Computers and Security, Volume 55, November 2015, 114—127.

Whitehouse Diane, Burmeister, Oliver K., Duquenoy, Penny, Gotterbarn, Don, Kimppa, Kai K., Kreps, David and Patrignani, Norberto (2015), Twenty-five Years of History around ICT and Society: IFIP’s Experiences with Codes of Ethics. Computers and Society Newsletter Volume 45 Issue 3, Ethicomp Special Issue, September 2015, 18—24.

Neeraj Sachdeva, Anne-Marie Tuikka, Kai K. Kimppa & Reima Suomi. Digital Disability Divide in Information Society: A Framework based on a Structured Literature Review. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (JICES) – Special Issue: 20 Years of ETHICOMP. Vol 13. No 3/4.

Tuomas Tanskanen, Anne-Marie Tuikka, Sami Hyrynsalmi & Kai K. Kimppa. 2015. The Potential Development Impact of Mobile Application Vendors in Developing Countries. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Technology in Society (ISTAS). Dublin, Ireland.

Koskinen J. (2014)” Life of mine” – Datenherrschaft as Heideggerian way to treat individual’s patient information”. in CEPE 2014 Conference – Computer Ethics: Philosophical Enquiry.

Koskinen J. & Knaapi-Junnila, S. (2014).” Information technology – the unredeemed opportunity to reduce cultural and social capital gap between citizens and professionals in healthcare. In Kimppa K., Whitehouse D., Kuusela T. & Phahlamohlaka J.(Eds.), Prooceedings of the 11th Human Choice and Computers International Conference, ICT and Society, 333-346.

Kainu V. & Koskinen J.(2014). “Why (an) Ethics code for information system development needs institutional support: there is even an upside for computing practitioners and businesses. Ethicomp 2014.

Parisod Heidi, Aromaa Minna, Kauhanen Lotta, Kimppa Kai, Laaksonen Camilla, Leppänen Ville, Pakari-nen Anni, Smed Jouni, Salanterä Sanna (2014) The advantages and limitations of digital games in children’s health promotion, Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare, Vol 6, No 4, 164—173.

Rantanen, Minna & Heimo, Olli I. (2014), “Problem in Patient Information System Acquirement in Finland: Translation and Terminology”, HCC11 ICT and Society in University of Turku, Turku, Finland, 30th July – 1st August 2014.

Kimppa, Kai K. & Heimo, Olli I. (2014), “CENSORSHIP: CASE FINLAND, 5-year update”, ETHIComp 2014, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, France, 25th – 27th July 2014.

Heimo, Olli I., Kimppa, Kai K. & Nurminen, Markku I. (2014), “Ethics and the Inseparability Postulate” in ETHIComp 2014, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, France, 25th – 27th July 2014.

Heimo, Olli I., Korkalainen, Timo, Helle, Seppo, Kimppa, Kai K. & Lehtonen, Teijo (2014), “Augmented Reality – Towards Ethical Fantasy?”, 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Ethics’2014 in Chicago Marriott O’Hare, Chicago, IL, USA, 23 – 24 May, 2014.

Heimo, Olli I., Koskinen, Jani S., Kainu, Ville & Kimppa, Kai K. (2014), “Problem of Power: The Missing Agent”, in the proceedings of CEPE 2013 – Ambiguous Technologies: Philosophical Issues, Practical Solutions, Human Nature, Autónoma University of Lisbon in 2013, in Lisbon (Portugal), July 1st – 3rd 2013.

Koskinen, Jani S., Heimo, Olli I. & Kimppa, Kai K. (2014), “Rawls’ view in context of datenherrschaft over personal patient information” , in the proceedings of CEPE 2013 – Ambiguous Technologies: Philosophical Issues, Practical Solutions, Human Nature, Autónoma University of Lisbon in 2013, in Lisbon (Portugal), July 1st – 3rd 2013.

Koskinen J. & Kainu V. (2013). “Missed chances and wrong choices in patient information? An ethical evaluation of the Finnish implementation of the EU Database Directive”, in Bynum T., Fleishman W., Gerdes A., Nielsen G. & Rogerson S.(Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th  International Conference  –  Ethicomp 2013, 288-294. Print & Sign University of Southern Denmark, Kolding

Knaapi-Junnila S., Korpela A., Koskinen J. & Otim R. (2013). “Towards Citizens´ Empowerment with the Coper-pilot“. The 36th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS36).

Anne-Marie Tuikka, Sami Hyrynsalmi, Kai K. Kimppa & Arho Suominen. 2013. Challenges in Entering Application Markets among Software Producers in Developing Countries. Ethicomp 2013. Kolding Campus, Denmark.

Neeraj Sachdeva, Anne-Marie Tuikka & Reima Suomi. 2013. Digital Disability Divide in Information Society: The Case of Impairments. Ethicomp 2013. Kolding Campus, Denmark.

Heimo, Olli I. & Kimppa, Kai K. (2013), “Information Warfare – Are We Already at War?”, ETHICOMP 2013 – The possibilities of ethical ICT, University of Southern Denmark, Kolding, Denmark, 12 – 14 June 2013.

Heimo, Olli I., Koskinen, Jani S. & Kimppa, Kai K. (2013), ”Responsibility in Acquiring Critical Governmental Information Systems: Whose Fault is Failure?” ETHICOMP 2013 – The possibilities of ethical ICT, University of Southern Denmark, Kolding, Denmark, 12 – 14 June 2013.

Lahtiranta J. & Koskinen J. (2013). “Electronic health services for cardiac patients: a salutogenic approach”. Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare, Vol 5 (2-3). pp. 86-93

Heimo, Olli, I., Hakkala, Antti & Kimppa, Kai K. (2012) “How to abuse biometric passport systems”, Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, Vol. 10 Iss: 2, pp.68 – 81.

Koskinen, Jani S., Heimo, Olli I. & Kimppa, Kai K. (2012), “A viewpoint for more ethical approach in healthcare information system development and procurement: the four principles”, The 4th International Conference “Well-being in the Information Society (WIS 2012) – Exploring the Abyss of Inequalities”, 22 – 24 August 2012, Turku, Finland.

Kainu V. & Koskinen J. (2012),Between public and personal information – not prohibited, therefore permitted”  in Bottis M.(Ed.), Privacy and Surveillance, Current aspects and future perspectives, Nomiki Bibliothiki, pp.45-59. (ICIL 2012)

Heimo, Olli I, Hakkala, Antti & Kimppa, Kai K. (2011), “The problems with security and privacy in eGovernment – Case: Biometric Passports in Finland”, Ethicomp 2011, Sheffield, United Kingdom 14 – 16 September 2011.

Heimo, Olli I, Fairweather, N. Ben & Kimppa, Kai K. (2010), “The Finnish eVoting Experiment: What Went Wrong?”, Ethicomp 2010, Tarragona, Spain 14 – 16 April 2010

Koskinen J. (2010). “Phenomenological view of health and patient empowerment with Personal Health Record”, in Suomi R & Ilveskoski I.(Eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on well-being  in the Information Society (WIS 2010), 111-122.

Anne-Marie Touru. 2010. Evaluating the Relation between Information System Development and Quality Policy Implementation in the Public Sector. 4th European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation. Lisbon, Portugal.

Anne-Marie Touru, Kai Kimppa & Aulis Tuominen. 2010. Information System Implementation and its Effects to Work System: A Case Study in Public Sector. IADIS International Conference ICT, Society and Human Beings 2010. Freiburg, Germany.

Anne-Marie Touru, Arho Suominen & Mikko Rönkkö. 2009. Internationalization Patterns of Finnish Software Firms in Asian Context. NEXT 2009 – The Sixth International New Exploratory Technologies Conference. Shanghai, China.

Anne-Marie Touru. 2009. Internationalization Challenges of Finnish Software Firms – India and China as Market Areas. EBRF 2009. Jyväskylä, Finland.

Anne-Marie Touru & Tuija Tiihonen. 2009. Challenges of the Development of a Knowledge Economy at Grassroots Level: Case Study of a Cultural Center in Senegal. IADIS International Conference ICT, Society and Human Beings 2009. Algarve, Portugal.

Lahtiranta, J and Kimppa Kai K. (2008) Responsibility in Electronic Health: What Muddles the Picture? in (Duquenoy P., George C. and Kimppa K. K., eds.) Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Medical Informatics, IGI Global, 2008.

Kimppa, Kai K., Bissett, Andy and Fairweather, N. Ben (2007) Security in On-Line Games, in Himma, Kenneth (ed.) Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, and Society, Jones and Bartlett.

Lahtiranta, J. L. and Kimppa, K. K. (2006) The Use of Extremely Anthropomorphized Artefacts in Medicine, International Review of Information Ethics, Vol. 5 – September 2006.

Patokorpi, Erkki and Kimppa, Kai K. (2006) Dynamics of the Key Elements of Consumer Trust Building Online. Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society, Vol 4, Issue 1, 2006.

Kimppa, K. K. and Bissett A. K. (2005) The Ethical Significance of Cheating in Online Computer Games, International Review of Information Ethics, Vol. 4 – December 2005.

Kimppa, Kai K. (2005) Intellectual Property Rights in Software—Justifiable from a Liberalist Position? Free Software Foundations Position in Comparison to John Locke’s Concept of Property. In Richard A. Spinello and Herman T. Tavani (eds.), Intellectual Property Rights in a Networked World: Theory and Practice, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA, USA.

Kimppa, Kai K. (2004) Intellectual Property Rights – or Rights to the Immaterial – in Digitally Distributable Media Gone All Wrong? In Lee Freeman and Graham Peace (eds.), Information Ethics: Privacy and Intellectual Property, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA, USA.