s23 BU1173 Term Project Instructions

Modified Instructions:
Requirement for Video is dropped: make it if you can but it is not a requirement
Use PowerPOINT if you cannot figure out PREZI


LINK to Instructor’s Google Sites Website:
What is the Deadline: August 18
How long should it be: Use your Judgement. As long as necessary to completed convey your Message.

As a Professional Person, you main job and value is to

find, research, develop : Trello Board
organize, develop into more detail, refine the information and presentation: This is done in your Latex Document
Present Information in a well-structured, influential and persausive format: This is done with your Prezi and your Video:
What do hand in for the project:
You came up with a theme related to ethics in the information age
You used your TRELLO Board to develop your Project Theme: Planned, brainstormed, and organized the information and flow of your Project contents
Use your TRELLO Board card to build, as inputs, your Latex Presentation Document using Overleaf.
Once you have your Latex Document: Use that content to build your Prezi Presentation.
When you Make your Video: You have a background on the screen, which is called the Story Board. Run Camtasia, talk and narrative - record your Screen with the Prezi background to provide support visuals.
Upload your Video to Youtube an post the link in your Trello Board.

What to do now:
Make a text file named as TeamName.txt
Into this file put:
Team members’ names, and StudentIDs
Team Name
Project Theme
LINK to your TRELLO board (make sure to add as a Team Member)
Save, close and Upload this file to:

The purpose of this Term Project to provide you witht the opportunity to:
Present your thinking about the issues of Ethics in the intersection between technology and society.
Work with these ideas and present your original thinking and insights in doing ethical analysis of social and technology concerns as they relate to the prevailance of cybernetic systems in the modern world.
Uncharted Teritory:
These things are very new in the human experience.
A big part of your world will be to understand and deal with the effects on human interactions of these new technologies.

Project is worth 30% of your Final Grade.
Work in teams of up to 4 people.

6 Deliverables for your project:

Trello board: Send me the LINK to your Board.
A Latex Document which will be your Project Report. You will use Latex on the online IDE of
Google Sites website which will be the central organizing point for your Project presentation.
Your team will make Video presenting your Presentation for your Ethics Project. In Week 10, we will learn how to make a video. I will teach you to use the free 30 day trial version of Camtasia. You will upload your Video to Youtube and link it to your Google Sites website. You will use your PREZI presentation as the story board background for your Video. You will use your TRELLO BOARD to organize, plan, and brainstorm with your team how to compose your PREZI and run the delivery of your Video. All team members must speak and present in the Video. Many students include a link to their term project video in their resume and LINKEDIN to showcase to employers the great work you are doing.


Do the Trello board setup. Make 1 Trello Board for the team / appoint 1 team librarian to be in charge of the setup.
Step 1: Go to : use personal email.

The purpose of the Trello Board in your Project is:

To provide a forum for Team Members to develop and share ideas, do brainstorming, and develop the content which you will use to make your Prezi Presentation.
Instructor can interact with each team to provide advice and feedback.
Trello is commonly used in professional jobs, so it is a good skill to develop and put in your LinkedIN skills section and resume.

Using Prezi

Step 1: Sign up for
submit prezi link:

Some topics you can choose for your Project related to the subject of "Ethics in the Cybernetic Age" (BU1173): You can also come up with your own topic. Subject to Instructor’s Approval.
The Ethical Implications of Artificial Intelligence: Explore the ethics of AI development, focusing on issues like bias in algorithms, decision-making transparency, and the impact of AI on jobs and employment.
Privacy and Surveillance in the Cybernetic Age: Examine the ethical dimensions of privacy in the digital era, such as the balance between security and personal privacy, the ethics of data collection and monetization, and the responsibilities of tech companies.
Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles: Analyze the moral dilemmas presented by self-driving cars, such as decision-making in life-threatening situations, responsibility in case of accidents, and the impact on traffic and employment.
Digital Divide and Inequality: Investigate the ethical issues related to the digital divide, including access to technology, digital literacy, and the impact on social and economic inequality.
Ethics in Social Media and Online Platforms: Delve into the ethical challenges posed by social media, including misinformation, free speech vs hate speech, the impact on mental health, and the role and responsibility of platform providers.
The Ethical Dilemmas of Cyber Warfare: Explore the implications of cyber warfare, focusing on areas like state-sponsored hacking, information warfare, and the potential for escalation into physical conflict.
Impacts and Ethics of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality: Discuss the ethical implications of AR and VR technologies, such as the potential for manipulation, the impacts on human relationships, and issues related to intellectual property and privacy.
Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Cybernetics: Explore the ethical issues related to the intersection of biotechnology and cybernetics, such as gene editing, human augmentation, and the implications for identity and humanity.
Digital Citizenship and Online Behavior: Discuss what it means to be a good "digital citizen" and the ethical considerations related to online conduct, including issues like trolling, cyberbullying, and the role of anonymity.
Ethics of Data Science and Big Data: Explore the ethical questions surrounding the collection, analysis, and use of large datasets. This could cover issues such as informed consent, data security, algorithmic bias, and the potential for misuse.

If you want to come up with your own topic:
Remember to always consider the relevance, interest, and feasibility of the topics you choose. Also, ensure your project topic aligns with your course's specific learning objectives and requirements.
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