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Extensively updated material Free speech issues on the Internet censorship, spam, anonymity ; privacy threats on the Web; search and surveillance technologies and their impact on the Fourth Amendment; government interception of telephone calls and e-mail Carnivore, Echelon ; intellectual property in cyberspace; computer crime hacking, hacktivism, online fraud.
Global Expectations And Local Imaginations Computer Algorithms Sara Baase This second edition offers an unusually thorough and readable look at the design and analysis of algorithms, including an exhaustive array of algorithms and their complexity analyses. The work is still US-focused, but less so than the first edition — the European Union and the Echelon monitoring system are covered, and the international complications of censorship brought out.
Broader Issues on the Impact and Control of Computers.
A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology
Instructional Tools Hundreds of exercises, many based on real cases, many, suitable for class discussion or student presentations. From inside the book.
Comparing risks and problems of computer technology with other technologies, non-computerized alternatives, and benefits of computers. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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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Highlights and describes examples, cases, and issues. With bby computer scientist's Sara Baase explores the social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional, and e Baase received her doctoral degree from the University of California, Berkeley. There's a greatly extended section w computer models, for example, which looks at how climate models influence policy in "reliability and risks".
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Sara Baase, A Gift of Fire
She begins with an overview, looking at the ubiquity of computers, the rapid pace of change, and the recurrence of old problems in fiee contexts. In A Gift of Fire Sara Baase attempts to cover the range of social, legal, and ethical issues raised by computing.
No preview available - Much is omitted, understandably, but the breadth of coverage is still impressive and there is a good selection of examples. Recent significant laws, court cases and decisions Includes the Napster case, recent Web censorship attempts, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. June [updated January ] External links: From the University to the Her textbooks in computer science have been translated into several languages. Bazse doesn't shy from controversy, but manages to provide a balance between different views, often suggesting them as subjects for classroom activities.
Enables students to apply arguments to actual cases and understand controversies in a concrete context.
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Intended for bxase preparing for careers in computer science and students in other fields interested in issues that arise from computer technology, this book can be used in both introductory and advanced classes about computing or technology. International Edition av Sara Baase. 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.
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Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Baase received her doctoral degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
No eBook available Prentice Hall Amazon. Recurring Themes Controversies asra alternative points of view such as privacy versus law enforcement, freedom of speech versus restricting content on the Internet, intellectual property protection versus access to information, and banning tools and technologies that have beneficial and harmful impacts.