Dating questions of ethics
Some will argue that it’s natural given all the time spent in the workplace.
Others will say that it might even improve performance.
We must reframe the inherent ethical dilemmas in these projects. And we must continue to develop policy guidance focused on the unique challenges of big data studies.
That is the only way can ensure innovative research—like the kind Kirkegaard hopes to pursue—can take place while protecting the rights of people an the ethical integrity of research broadly.
a group of Danish researchers publicly released a dataset of nearly 70,000 users of the online dating site Ok Cupid, including usernames, age, gender, location, what kind of relationship (or sex) they’re interested in, personality traits, and answers to thousands of profiling questions used by the site.
He is an Associate Professor in the School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Director of the Center for Information Policy Research.
According to a survey from Career Builder, nearly 2 out 5 U. workers have dated someone within their company, and 16% report having an office relationship more than once.
“It’s important to really get to know the person first and weigh the risks and benefits of starting an office relationship,” says Jennifer Grasz, vice president of corporate communications with Career Builder.
Data is already public.” This sentiment is repeated in the accompanying draft paper, “The OKCupid dataset: A very large public dataset of dating site users,” posted to the online peer-review forums of Some may object to the ethics of gathering and releasing this data.
However, all the data found in the dataset are or were already publicly available, so releasing this dataset merely presents it in a more useful form.
is an all-too-familiar refrain used to gloss over thorny ethical concerns.