The philosophy of information technology combine disciplines of philosophy, education, social sciences, design and technology. The information technology key areas include digital health technologies, artificial intelligent, big data, internet of things, block chains, autonomous driving, robotics, augmented reality, identification technologies and cyber security.
The information technology is rapidly changing socio-economic environment and professions in global scale. For instance, new applications of autonomous driving and robotics are not only changing professions, they change the logistics and communication networks in the world. User centered, co-creation and service design methods are proposed as a tool to help better understand and cope with the professional change.
The information technology is also changing professions and their procedures in the academic field. The idea behind research area is that artifacts of information technology could be made to serve human beings at work, if we could specify more precisely the process of human thought and action. However, simultaneously we have to consider the ethical and moral issues of information technology. For instance, how much decision making power we trust for technology and what kind of effect it might have for human being cognitive thinking.