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978-0-471-13823-5 / 0471138231

The Case of the Killer Robot: Stories about the Professional, Ethical, and Societal Dimensions of Computing

by Epstein, Richard G.

Publisher:Wiley

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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About the book:

A unique and entertaining look at the ethical issues in the computer science profession, this book tells the fictional story of a robot programmed to automate an assembly line that ended up taking the life of a worker. Using a variety of materials, from newspaper clippings, interviews, and the trial manuscript, the book explores the full complexity of the topic and the need to take into account the "human factor."