Ethics in Computing
Ethics in Computing: A Concise Module
Springer | Computer Science | June 10, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319291041 | 276 pages | pdf | 3.6 mb
Authors: Kizza, Joseph Migga
Provides a concise survey of the impact of new technologies on ethical and social issues such as privacy, civil liberties, security, anonymity, and workplace harassment and discrimination
Includes exercises for self-study
Satisfies the Social and Professional Practice (S) Knowledge Area of the ACM/IEEE-CS Computer Science Curricula 2013 (CS2013)
This textbook raises thought-provoking questions regarding our rapidly-evolving computing technologies, highlighting the need for a strong ethical framework in our computer science education. Ethics in Computing offers a concise introduction to this topic, distilled from the more expansive Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age. Features: introduces the philosophical framework for analyzing computer ethics; describes the impact of computer technology on issues of security, privacy and anonymity; examines intellectual property rights in the context of computing; discusses such issues as the digital divide, employee monitoring in the workplace, and health risks; reviews the history of computer crimes and the threat of cyberbullying; provides coverage of the ethics of AI, virtualization technologies, virtual reality, and the Internet; considers the social, moral and ethical challenges arising from social networks and mobile communication technologies; includes discussion questions and exercises.
Number of Illustrations and Tables
12 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour
Computers and Society
Information Systems Applications (incl.Internet)
User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction
Philosophy of Technology
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