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Gift of Fire Social, Legal, and Etical Issues for Computing Technology

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ISBN-10: 027376859X

ISBN-13: 9780273768593

Edition: 4th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Sara Baase

List price: $55.99
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A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing and the Internet, 4e is ideal for courses in Computer Ethics and Computers and Society.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.
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Book details

List price: $55.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 9/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.01" wide x 9.09" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

"Sara Baase" is Professor Emeritus with the Department of Computer Science, San Diego State University, where she won awards for outstanding teaching. Her textbooks in computer science have been translated into several languages. Dr. Baase received her doctoral degree from the University of California, Berkeley.