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Computer Ethics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 347

Computer Ethics

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1994
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

For anyone interested in the issues arising from computer malfunctions and, more perniciously, from misuse, this new edition of Computer Ethics is right on the mark. Widely acclaimed for its readability and its balanced and authoritative coverage, Computer Ethics has been thoroughly revised and updated with new anecdotes, new revelations, and lively discussion of the ethical, social, and professional issues arising from the computer revolution, such as computer crime, software theft, hacking, viruses, and the invasion of privacy.An entirely rewritten first chapter is followed by expanded chapters that contain compelling new case studies and analyses. A new final section contains 10 hypothetical scenarios for group discussion. Copies of the ACM Code of Ethics and the ACM-IEEE Computing Curricula are included in the appendixes.Tom Forester is Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Technology at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, and is editor or author of seven books on the social aspects of computers. Perry Morrison lectures in psychology at the National University of Singapore.

High-tech Society
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 311

High-tech Society

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1987
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

Describes the history of the computer industry and examines the impact of computers, telecommunications, and automation on society

The British Labour Party and the Working Class
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 166
Silicon Samurai
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 230

Silicon Samurai

This title tells the remarkable story of how Japan is ready to become number one in information technoogy. Forester reveals the techniques the country used.

The Information Technology Revolution
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 674

The Information Technology Revolution

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1985-01
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

Essays discuss software, supercomputers, artificial intelligence, telecommunications, videotext, personal computers, factory automation, computer crime, and smart weapons

House of Forrester
  • Language: en

House of Forrester

At least nine Forrester individuals immigrated from England, Scotland, or Ireland to the English colonies in the new world in the 1600s and 1700s. The names and particulars about these nine Forrester indivi- duals are listed (v. 1, p. 42-43), and they settled in various places in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Georgia. Descen- dants and relatives also lived in Mississippi River states plus Indiana, Kansas, South Dakota, Wyoming, Texas, Arizona, California and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England, Scotland, Ireland, Flanders to 836 A.D. or earlier. Also includes organization and some officers of the Forrester Genealogical Association, Inc., which became the Clan Forrester Society, Inc., with U.S. headquarters at Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Information and Communications Technologies in Tourism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 286

Information and Communications Technologies in Tourism

The conference ENTER • International Conference on However, the tourist market has several specific characteristics Information and Communications Technologies in Tourism with regard to the use of technological infrastructure: represents a fll'St attempt • On the demand side computerized reservation and general • to provide an international forum for the discussion of the distribution systems (eRS and GDS), managed by big role of telecommunication and information systems in airlines, are well organized and technological pioneers. In tourism, the past they typically focused on the business traveller, • to inform potential users and people concerned with the nowadays they also try to c...

The Microelectronics Revolution
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 589

The Microelectronics Revolution

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1981-01-01
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  • Publisher: Mit Press

The Microelectronics Revolution is a comprehensive guide to the silicon chip revolution and its impact on society. The distinguished contributors to this volume explain in turn the origins and nature of microelectronics, the characteristics of the burgeoning microchip industry and the increasing use of microprocessors in everyday products.The book details the impact of this new technology on society in separate chapters which take up automation on the factory floor, the word-processing revolution in the office, the consequences for employment, and the implications for industrial relations. A final section discusses the problems of a microelectronic age -- 'the information society.'With a discerning guide to further reading at the end of each chapter, this book forms a basis of management, trade union, and college courses on society and the new technology.

A Summary of the Career of Tom Gill, International Forester
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 150
From the Universities to the Marketplace: The Business Ethics Journey
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 267

From the Universities to the Marketplace: The Business Ethics Journey

From the Universities to the Marketplace: The Business Ethics Journey arose from the awareness of the slow progression of academic theory into market practice. The contributions in this volume reflect a diversity of disciplines and approaches to research, study and teaching business ethics, such as philosophy, accounting, theology, marketing, management and finance. The contributors represent a wide variety of professional and geographical backgrounds, creating a fruitful discussion of a large number of issues related to implementation and measurement of business ethics, and feedback from all parties involved.