A gift of fire : social, legal, and ethical issues for computing technology / Sara Baase ; international edition contributions by Atriya Sen.

By: Baase, Sara [author]Contributor(s): Sen, Atriya [editor]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Singapore : Pearson Education South Asia, c2014Edition: Fourth edition; Philippine editionDescription: pages : illustrations ; cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789814604734Subject(s): Computers -- Social aspects | Computers -- Moral and ethical aspects | Internet -- Social aspects | Internet -- Moral and ethical aspectsLOC classification: QA76.9 | C66B11 2014
Contents:
Unwrapping the gift -- Privacy -- Freedom of speech -- Intellectual property -- Crime -- Work -- Evaluating and controlling technology -- Errors, failures, and risks -- Professional ethics and responsibilities -- Epilogue A The Software engineering code and the ACM code.
Summary: "Sara 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 students 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."--Google Books
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Books Books Ladislao N. Diwa Memorial Library
Filipiniana Section
Non-fiction FIL QA76.9 C66B11 2014 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) c2 Available 77204 00078289

"Original edition, entitled A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology, 4th edition by Sara Baase, published by Pearson Education Limited, copyright 2013."--Copyright page.

"Low Price edition"--Front cover.

Includes index.

Unwrapping the gift -- Privacy -- Freedom of speech -- Intellectual property -- Crime -- Work -- Evaluating and controlling technology -- Errors, failures, and risks -- Professional ethics and responsibilities -- Epilogue A The Software engineering code and the ACM code.

"Sara 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 students 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."--Google Books

Fund 164 C & E Publishing, Inc. Purchased 06/24/2019 77203 NEJ PHP 595.00 copy 1 2019-06-482 2019-1-0390

Fund 164 C & E Publishing, Inc. Purchased 06/24/2019 77204 NEJ PHP 595.00 copy 2 2019-06-482 2019-1-0390

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