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Teaching about technology and social impacts can be categorized along several lines. At the last meeting of NSF Project ImpactCS, a group which has been discussing the curriculum for related topics in computer science, I found the following to be the most fruitful for those of us who must actually engage students in this material: 1) Ethical Values vs.(More)
The emerging technology of object oriented programming is just beginning to be introduced into the computer science curriculum. In most schools, it will be introduced first at the more advanced levels, prior to inclusion in introductory courses, even though the object oriented paradigm may be more suitable for teaching basic computer science concepts. This(More)
Over the last year, there has been a national furor over the activities of young people in penetrating various important computer systems. Penetrated systems include the Los Alamos Research Labs, Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and several large commercial installations. Congressional hearings were held on the subject, with much emotion spent discussing(More)
Visual Studio and the .NET technologies are evolving at a rapid pace. Relational databases are a critical component of nearly every major software application, making it necessary to map from the object model of the application to the data model of the database. The impedance mismatch between the object model and the data model cannot reasonably be handled(More)
The 1992 CSC Annual Debate produced a lively discussion focused on a resolution calling upon the ACM to support efforts in state legislatures to regulate and license computer professionals. This followed proposals in several states for just such licensing. Meanwhile, the IEEE computer society committee on public policy has drafted a position statement(More)
This collection of reprinted essays bring into one book the major writings on the points addressed , and includes extensive references and bibliographies for further reading. (Due to the importance of this book as a source for readings in Computers and Society issues, we have included two reviews.-Ed.) In this collection of reprinted essays the editors seek(More)
A collection of essays discussing software as the biggest challenge facing computing. From a review in the Sloan Management Review: "In their balanced and insightful analysis, the authors urge us to understand that technologies may deliberately be used to reinforce a clear chain of command, to structure and even block pathways of information...." From the(More)