6146935

9780470065532

Pandora's Box: Social and Professional Issues of the Information Age

Pandora's Box: Social and Professional Issues of the Information Age
$79.27
$3.95 Shipping
  • Condition: New
  • Provider: LightningBooks Contact
  • Provider Rating:
    84%
  • Ships From: Multiple Locations
  • Shipping: Standard, Expedited (tracking available)
  • Comments: Fast shipping! All orders include delivery confirmation.

   30-day money back guarantee
$3.57
$3.95 Shipping
List Price
$70.95
Discount
94% Off
You Save
$67.38

  • Condition: Like New
  • Provider: HippoBooks Contact
  • Provider Rating:
    86%
  • Ships From: Multiple Locations
  • Shipping: Standard
  • Comments: Like new, very light shelf wear.

   30-day money back guarantee

Ask the provider about this item.

Most renters respond to questions in 48 hours or less.
The response will be emailed to you.
Cancel
  • ISBN-13: 9780470065532
  • ISBN: 0470065532
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John

AUTHOR

Adams, Andrew A., McCrindle, Rachel

SUMMARY

Computing technology is constantly evolving and changing, developing and consolidating its position as a vital component of our lives. It no longer plays a minor part in society - it is embedded in, and affects, all aspects of life, from education to healthcare to war. Dealing with the implications of this is a major challenge, and one that can impact upon us, both personally and professionally. As a consequence, it is vital that all in the computing industry make wise decisions regarding their conduct. Using case studies and discussion topics drawn from entertaining real world examples, Pandora's Box examines the background of a wide range of vital contemporary issues, encouraging readers to examine the social, legal and ethical challenges they will face in their own careers. Written in an engaging style and packed with international examples, this book addresses topics which have come to the forefront of public consciousness in recent years, such as online crime, piracy and peer to peer file sharing. Comprehensive coverage is provided of digital entertainment, censorship and privacy issues, presenting a rich source of context in which to consider ethical matters. Suitable for students on computer science degree programmes, as well as those taking IT related modules on other courses which consider the impact of technology on 21 st century living, Pandora's Box is an essential read and a unique and timely textbook.Adams, Andrew A. is the author of 'Pandora's Box: Social and Professional Issues of the Information Age', published 2008 under ISBN 9780470065532 and ISBN 0470065532.

[read more]

Questions about purchases?

You can find lots of answers to common customer questions in our FAQs

View a detailed breakdown of our shipping prices

Learn about our return policy

Still need help? Feel free to contact us

View college textbooks by subject
and top textbooks for college

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

With our dedicated customer support team, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.