Sarah Spiekermann, Ph.D.   –   Business Informatics Professor and Thinker

Digital Ethics

A Value System for the 21st Century

This book gives guidance and insight into how we can live ethically in the digital age; that is: how we can strive in our roles as individual users, employees, managers and investors in the digital age.

This book is the culmination point of 20 years of research in computer science, ethical computing, philosophy, psychology and economics with deep insights into technology‘s impact on our human lifes.


Ethical IT Innovation

A Value-Based System Design Approach

„This book is a must read for any marketer, PR person, engineer, scientist, programmer or developer.“
John C. Havens, Digital Ethics Thought Leader

„... a breakthrough volume; it will stand as essential reading and a primary reference in the further development of ethics and IT design, most especially as informed by virtue ethics approaches."
Professor Charles Ess, University of Oslo

"A fascinating, remarkable journey about the importance of ethics in the design and application of modern information technologies. Deeply researched and engrossing- -a book all innovators should read."
Professor Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon University


Networks of Control

A Report on Surveillance Digital Tracking,
Big Data & Privacy

“the most comprehensive study ever carried out on this aspect of the digital economy”
La Stampa, Italy

a must-read for anyone who is interested in today's data-driven world”
Paul Nemitz,, DG Justice, European Commission

“having such a collection of examples in one place is really exciting”
Anna Fielder, Chair of Privacy International

My co-author, Vienna Activist Wolfie Christl has even more information...


Sarah Spiekermann, Ph.D.

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