Considering the ethical implications of digital collaboration in the Food Sector

Jacobs, N, Brewer, S, Frey, J.G, Gutierrez, A, Kanza, S, Manning, Louise, Munday, S, Pearson, S and Sacks, J (2021) Considering the ethical implications of digital collaboration in the Food Sector. Patterns, 2 (11). p. 100335. ISSN ISSN 2666-3899

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The Internet of Food Things Network+ (IoFT) and the Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Intelligence for Automated Investigation for Scientific Discovery Network+ (AI3SD) brought together an interdisciplinary multi-institution working group to create an ethical framework for digital collaboration in the food industry. This will enable the exploration of implications and consequences (both intentional and unintentional) of using cutting-edge technologies to support the implementation of data trusts and other forms of digital collaboration in the food sector. This article describes how we identified areas for ethical consideration with respect to digital collaboration and the use of Industry 4.0 technologies in the food sector and describes the different interdisciplinary methodologies being used to produce this framework. The research questions and objectives that are being addressed by the working group are laid out, with a report on our ongoing work. The article concludes with recommendations about working on projects in this area.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Food, supply chains, fourth industrial revolution, ethics, transparency, trust, design fiction, digital collaboration, card-based tools
Divisions: Agriculture, Food and Environment
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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2021 09:56
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2022 14:49

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