Course Readings


Textbook(s)


Other Useful Textbooks (A few of which have been used in prior classes):

Bowyer, Kevin W. ETHICS and Computing: Living Responsibly in a Computerized World, IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos CA, 1996, xvi, 449, paperback.

Williams, Michael. A History of Computing Technology, IEEE Computer Society Press, 2nd Ed., 1997.

Bacard, André. Computer Privacy Handbook, Peachpit Press, Berkeley CA, 1995, 274 pp.

Casey, Steven. Set Phasers on Stun, and Other True Tales of Design, Technology, and Human Error, Aegean Publishing Company, 1993. This is an interesting text with short stories of often catastrophic errors deriving from design errors.

Johnson, Deborah G. COMPUTER ETHICS. Prentice-Hall, 1985. xiii, 110, paperback, $8.95.

Forester, Tom, and Morrison, Perry. COMPUTER ETHICS: CAUTIONARY TALES AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN COMPUTING. MIT Press, 1990. viii, 193, paperback, $10.95.

Stoll, Cliff. THE CUCKOO'S EGG. Pocket Books, 1990. vi, 356, paperback, $5.95.

Hollander, Patricia A. COMPUTERS IN EDUCATION: ETHICAL ISSUES CONCERNING THEIR USE AND MISUSE, The Higher Education Adminstration Series, College Adminstration Publ., Inc., Ashville NC, xiii, 103, paperback.

Baase, Sara. 1997. A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Computing, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 382 pp.

Palfreman, John (Director). "THE MACHINE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD". WGBH/PBS, 5 one-hour video programs on the history of computing and the impact of the computer. Three episodes will be shown in class and will be shown once again at time and place to be announced.


Other Sources


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