By Sara Baase
Gift of Fire is perfect for classes in computing device Ethics and desktops and Society.
In this revision of a best-seller, Baase explores the social, felony, philosophical, moral, political, constitutional, and fiscal implications of computing and the controversies they elevate. With a working laptop or computer scientist's point of view, and with historic context for lots of matters, she covers the problems readers will face either as contributors of a technological society and as execs in computer-related fields. a chief target is to advance desktop execs who comprehend the results of what they bring and the way it suits into society at large.
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A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing and the Internet (3rd Edition) by Sara Baase