A Gift of Fire

A Gift of Fire

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Gift of Fire is ideal for courses in Computer Ethics and Computers and Society. In this revision of a best-seller, Baase explores the social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional, and economic implications of computing and the controversies they raise. With a computer scientist's perspective, and with historical context for many issues, she covers the issues readers will face both as members of a technological society and as professionals in computer-related fields. A primary goal is to develop computer professionals who understand the implications of what they create and how it fits into society at large.This booka#39;s far-reaching coverage includes: Impact and quality of user-supplied Web content Privacy and computer technology: Records of online activity, video surveillance, GPS location tracking, consumer dossiers, national ID systems, and ...

Title:A Gift of Fire
Author:Sara Baase
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2008


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