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Ethics in Computing : A Concise Module (Paperback) (Joseph Migga Kizza)

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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 expansiveEthical 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 Pages: 276
Genre: Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: Computers
Series Title: Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Joseph Migga Kizza
Language: English
Street Date: May 17, 2016
TCIN: 51278747
UPC: 9783319291048
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-3874
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