The place of the computer in modern society. An in-depth study of the societal, ethical, and legal isues of computing. Historical as well as futurists' views of computing and technology. Public perception of computers and computer scientists and how that influences the role of the computer scientist as a professional. Course work includes oral and written presentations. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.
Email: guattery AT the usual place
MW 3:00–3:52 p.m., Breakiron 166
Ethics for the Information Age, Michael J. Quinn. 5th Edition,
2013, Addison Wesley.
ISBN 13: 978-0-13-285553-2
ISBN 10: 0-13-285553-4
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The schedule for the semester is here.
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