Computing, Privacy, and Security|
Fall 2008 not offered
This course will discuss both technical and ethical issues related to computing. On the technical side, the material will cover topics such as networking and cryptography. The technical material will be learned in the service of discussing social and ethical issues such as privacy, security, and intellectual property. Neither list is exhaustive, and each list is likely to be modified according to the interests of the instructor, interests of the students, and current events.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Baase, S., A GIFT OF FIRE: SOCIAL, LEGAL, AND ETHICAL ISSUES FOR COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET, Prentice-Hall, 2003
Selected readings from journals, newspapers, magazines, etc.
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While there are no prerequisites for the course, mastery of high school mathematics will be expected.
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