The social impact of computers.Material type: TextPublication details: Academic, 1997. ISBN: 0125971311Subject(s): Computers -- Social aspects | Information technology -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 303.4834
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
1. Computers are Everywhere -- 2. Computers and the Human Imagination -- 3. Criticism and History -- 4. The Business World -- 5. Medicine and Computers -- 6. Computers and Education -- 7. Government and Computers -- 8. Computers and the Law -- 9. Privacy and Freedom of Information -- 10. Employment and Unemployment -- 11. Business and Government -- 12. The Information Society -- 13. Ethics and Professionalism -- Appendix. Magazines, Journals, Associations, and Web Sites.
Computers are everywhere and this book serves as an invaluable guide to the social implications of current and future applications of computers. This new edition covers a wide variety of social issues as they relate to the emergence of the Internet as a global phenomenon, as well as issues related to the National Information Infrastructure, the Clipper Chip, Netscape, Yahoo, Virtual Communities, MUDs, Cookies, the Communications Decency Act, and more.