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Cases on Ethics in Computing

Cases on Ethics in Computing

This site provides links to three different cases that involve ethics in computing (Therac-25, Machado, and Huges Aircraft). Each contains a brief history of the case, teaching suggestions specific to the case, socio-technical and ethical analysis, two versions of exercises, and a variety of supporting documents.


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Dr. R. Lee Viar IV
Dr. R. Lee Viar IV (Faculty)
11 years ago

I liked the various cases provided, the analysis, and framework in which it was presented. The undergrad learner can benefit from this by stepping out of their own realm of knowledge and examining the implications of ethical violations and how it potentially has the domino effect on how many individuals it impacts.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 90 Minutes