By Sara Baase
Sara Baase explores the social, felony, philosophical, moral, political, constitutional, and fiscal implications of computing and the controversies they elevate. With a working laptop or computer scientist's viewpoint, and with ancient context for lots of matters, she covers the problems scholars will face either as participants of a technological society and as execs in computer-related fields. a prime aim is to strengthen computing device pros who comprehend the results of what they bring about and the way it matches into society at large.
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