Matthew Beard

Fellow, The Ethics Centre
About Matthew Beard
Dr Matthew Beard is a moral philosopher with a background in applied and military ethics. In 2018, he co-authored Ethical by Design: Principles for Good Technology and has spent the last two years focused on the ethics of technology. Matt has taught philosophy and ethics at university for several years, has consulted with some of Australia’s largest technology and data analytic companies, and has been extensively published in academic journals, book chapters and is a sought after speaker at both national and international conferences. In 2016, Matt won the Australasian Association of Philosophy prize for media engagement, recognising his “prolific contribution to public philosophy”. He is columnist with New Philosopher magazine and ABC Life, and a podcaster on the ABC’s Short & Curly program, an award-winning children’s ethics podcast.

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