Day: August 12, 2011

Linda Ott: Teaching Computing History and Ethics . . . in China

Computer Science Professor Linda Ott taught a compressed, two-week version of a two-credit semester course, The Ethical and Social Aspects of Computing, at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai, located on the southern coast of China. “Every discipline I teach has its own vocabulary,” Ott said. “We addressed the history of computing, ethical theories, security, privacy, medical applications, educational applications…” [read more]