A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing and the Internet (3rd Edition)

Pearson

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  • Publish Date: 2008-01-06
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Sara Baase

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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. 


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