Role and Responsibility                             of Professionals in Technology                                        ...
"Technology... is a queer thing.It brings you great gifts with one hand,and it stabs you in the back with the other."     ...
The more technology becomes ubiquitous,the more important it is for us to considerthe implication of our work…            ...
THE FUTURE IS TECHNOLOGY          PEOPLE PEOPLE MAKING          WISE DECISIONS ABOUT          TECHNOLOGY                  ...
What do technologyprofessionals needto consider in thisday and age?                      5
Privacy                             6Image credit: clipperz.com
…the service is free, but the product is YOU.Image credit: yourpadcenters.com          7
The data keeps growing in an avalanche of digital activityand we leave data trails everywhere we go……unintentionally      ...
The enormous wealth ofdata comes with a byte…                          9
Leakage of sensitive personal data                         Users trusts their data to be treated with due care…           ...
Cybercrime and hacking                         11
The new, invisible cold war in cyber space?                                   12Image credit: visual.ly
Rise of global ‘hacktivism’                              13Image credit: Anoymous
…DDoS attacks are common in Hong Kong as well                                                   14Image credit: telegraph....
Open Internet, Anonymity, & Intellectual Property                                            15Image credit: BBC news webp...
Freedom of expression >= Personal privacy???                                                            16Image credit: Fa...
17Image credit: people.com.cn, thenextweb
Freedom to share VS Intellectual property                                            18
The role of technology professionals evolves…                                            19Image credit: electricka.com
…This is not enough                                                  20Image credit: blogs.lessthandot.com
Judgment and responsibility are expected…                 …both as end-user and creator                                   ...
Learn from yesterday,live for today, hope for tomorrow.The important thing is not to stop questioning.                    ...
Thank you!Charles MokLegislative Councilor (Information Technology)charles@charlesmok.hkwww.charlesmok.hkFacebook: Charles...
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  1. 1. Role and Responsibility of Professionals in Technology Charles Mok 26 Feb 2013Image credit: ted.blog.com
  2. 2. "Technology... is a queer thing.It brings you great gifts with one hand,and it stabs you in the back with the other." Charles Percy Snow, New York Times, 1971 2Image credit: spacecollective.org
  3. 3. The more technology becomes ubiquitous,the more important it is for us to considerthe implication of our work… OK Glass 3Image credit: mashable
  4. 4. THE FUTURE IS TECHNOLOGY PEOPLE PEOPLE MAKING WISE DECISIONS ABOUT TECHNOLOGY 4Source: newfangled.com
  5. 5. What do technologyprofessionals needto consider in thisday and age? 5
  6. 6. Privacy 6Image credit: clipperz.com
  7. 7. …the service is free, but the product is YOU.Image credit: yourpadcenters.com 7
  8. 8. The data keeps growing in an avalanche of digital activityand we leave data trails everywhere we go……unintentionally 8Image credit: visualnews.com, domo
  9. 9. The enormous wealth ofdata comes with a byte… 9
  10. 10. Leakage of sensitive personal data Users trusts their data to be treated with due care… …but sometimes are exposed online entirely 10Image credit: Ming Pao
  11. 11. Cybercrime and hacking 11
  12. 12. The new, invisible cold war in cyber space? 12Image credit: visual.ly
  13. 13. Rise of global ‘hacktivism’ 13Image credit: Anoymous
  14. 14. …DDoS attacks are common in Hong Kong as well 14Image credit: telegraph.co.uk
  15. 15. Open Internet, Anonymity, & Intellectual Property 15Image credit: BBC news webpronews.com
  16. 16. Freedom of expression >= Personal privacy??? 16Image credit: Facebook, Apple Daily
  17. 17. 17Image credit: people.com.cn, thenextweb
  18. 18. Freedom to share VS Intellectual property 18
  19. 19. The role of technology professionals evolves… 19Image credit: electricka.com
  20. 20. …This is not enough 20Image credit: blogs.lessthandot.com
  21. 21. Judgment and responsibility are expected… …both as end-user and creator 21Image credit: media.npr.org
  22. 22. Learn from yesterday,live for today, hope for tomorrow.The important thing is not to stop questioning. 22
  23. 23. Thank you!Charles MokLegislative Councilor (Information Technology)charles@charlesmok.hkwww.charlesmok.hkFacebook: Charles Mok BTwitter: @charlesmok 23
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