There is some questioning regarding the ethics of using an app to collect medical data from individuals, and it has sparked a bit of controversy. Read what students had to say about the ethics of allowing apps to collect personal data for research.
Documentary photographer Paccarik Orue worked on a project called There’s Nothing Beautiful Around Here in Richmond, California, a city with a reputation for being unsafe. Take a photo of something that you feel is beautiful and a sign of positivity in your everyday life.
For the past four years, California has been experiencing an historic drought. Governor Jerry Brown recently mandated a 25 percent reduction in urban water use across the state. While this legislation seems to some to be a long overdue move in addressing the growing water crisis, others criticize it for a lack of attention towards California’s large agricultural industry. What do you think?
Representation of women of color on TV has increased, but how they’re represented and to what extent still leaves questions. What representations of women of color do you see in film and media?
The United States and 5 other world powers are trying to rein in Iran’s ability to make a nuclear weapon. And they’ve agreed the best way to do that is to strike a deal that reduces Iran’s nuclear program over the next 15 years. Does a nuclear deal with Iran make sense?
On March 9, 2015, Apple announced the release of a new tool that enables researchers to build iPhone apps for collecting health data directly from iPhone users. Should we allow apps to collect private health data for research?