Computer Science 305: Social, Ethical, and Legal Implications of Computing
This course includes a survey of topics related to the social, ethical, and legal implications of computing, including: the history of computing, the social context of computing, professional and ethical responsibilities, the risks and liabilities of safety-critical systems, intellectual property, privacy and civil liberties, the social implications of the Internet, computer crime, and economic issues in computing.
We will primarily use the course Piazza forum for keeping up with class information. Please contact me for a link. Important documents are available here as well:
- Problem Statement + Annotated Bibliography
- Proposal for Action (‘Outline’)
- Final Speculative Fiction / or / Term Paper
License & Credits
This course has been modified from a previous version developed by Wu-chi Feng. Please contact me if you would like to use any of the materials.