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Regulatory Actions Taken Against Boeing for the Problems with 737 MAX

Ignoring Quality Controls to Maximize Profits The case of Boeing and its manufacturing deficiencies and production flaws is a tale of what can happen when a company puts profitability over safety. Most readers will be aware of the Boeing airplane crashes between 2018 and 2024 that threatened the very existence... Read more →


Boeing: Putting Profits Ahead of Safety

How Corporate Culture Drove Decision-Making The story of Boeing is it placed profits ahead of safety and the result has been a series of crashes/mechanical problems that have led to inspections by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and litigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In this blog... Read more →


The Story of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

An Example of Hubris, Incompetence, and Greed I always tell my students that the best way to learn about ethics, or the lack thereof, is through a case study. What follows is a mini-case study of the FTX fraud. Last week Sam Bankman-Fried was found guilty of misappropriating and embezzling... Read more →


Words of Caution for Educators Using ChatGPT

A Mixed Reaction From Students It is becoming clear that ChatGPT is not a fad and will continue to be used increasingly in colleges and universities. The use of ChatGPT and other AI in education can be met with resistance because its use can walk a fine line between questionable... Read more →


Ethics & AI: Unanswered Questions

Ethics in the Age of AI: Addressing Moral Challenges in the Era of Automation I have previously blogged about the problem of creating an ethical framework and processes for AI. AI can improve human decision-making, but it has its limits. The possibility exists that bias in algorithms can create an... Read more →


Why You Should Have Invested in Enterprise Data Yesterday

Think: Data and Analytics Blog prepared by Gregory Hahn. Greg is a Senior Manager - Data Strategy, Operations and Transformation Senior Manager – at VMware. His LinkedIn profile is available at: @Gregory Hahn. “If a company has not yet prioritized investing in enterprise data, I would strongly recommend that they... Read more →


Degenerative AI

The Role of ChatGPT The following blog was posted by Michael K. Shaub, May 4th, 2023. Dr. Shaub is a Clinical Professor and Deloitte Professional Program Director at the Texas A&M Mays Business School. I appreciate Mike's permission to publish this blog on my website. ChatGPT in the Educational Space... Read more →


Moral Questions About ChatGPT

Is it a Valid Research Tool or a Way to Cheat the System? It seems like virtually everyone in education is talking about “ChatGPT.” It’s a potential game-changer for the way students research and write papers. It can also help with homework, writing skills, and to provide feedback. Some claim... Read more →