WPI Social Implications Of Computing 2008 D Term
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Assignment 3 - 2008-03-20

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Post IN YOUR OWN THREAD on myWPI a domain you believe is relevant to this course. State why you believe this. Be sure not to repeat anyone else's answer. These can include niche markets in the general Software domain or anything where software is part of the product.

Short paper on a computing technology of your choosing introduced in the last 30 years that you believe has been used unethically. Include references and cite from the Codes of Ethics in Appendix A.

This can include technologies that were not intended for unethical use.

Your paper should:

  1. Be roughly 1 page in length.
  2. Start by stating your point.
  3. Justify your point.
  4. List some counter points and defend your point against them.
  5. Include references besides, but not excluding, the text book.
  6. Be well written.

For individual questions assigned during class please:

  1. Submit a short paragraph on your answer.
  2. Submit a list of references you used and or found.
  3. Be prepared to discuss in class.

If your individual question would make a good slide to present in class:

  1. Provide a power point slide
  2. Present your answer in class
  3. Be prepared to answer questions and reply to counter points during discussion

by: Keith A. Pray
Last Modified: March 20, 2008 2:33 PM
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