9780130082152

Gift of Fire, A: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing and the Internet

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130082152

  • ISBN 10:

    0130082155

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

For courses in Computer Ethics and Computers & Society. This text explores social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional and economic implications of computing from a computer scientist's point of view. It covers the issues students will face both as members of a technological society and as professionals in computer-related fields. One of its goals is to develop computer professionals who understand the implications of what they create and how it fits into society at largeanother is to help students outside of computer science understand the issues and controversies generated by computers and the Internet.

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