Social Implications of Computing

    CS (H)195, Fall 2013

CS 195 Schedule

Each 80-minute Monday meeting consists of an in-class activity followed by a pre-lecture on the following week's topic.

Readings are from the course reader unless there's a link to an online source.

(9/23) Intellectual Property (Ethics slides)

Reading for Monday 9/30:

  • Hospers, "The Best..."
  • Rachels, "The Best..."
  • Aristotle, "The Best..."
  • Macintyre, "After Virtue"

Assignment due in class 9/30.

(11/4) Risks (Computers and Work slides)

  • See next week's readings

(11/18) Security (Censorship slides)

Guest Lecture: Prof. Doug Tygar
Reading for Monday 11/25:

  • Goodman, "...Censorship..."

Assignment: due in class on 12/02 (in two weeks).

(11/25) Censorship and Free Speech (Professional Ethics slides)

Reading for Monday 12/2:

  • ACM, Code...
  • Anderson, Using...
  • Bok, "...Whistle-blowing..."
  • Hochheiser, "Workplace Database..."