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The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Written by the Computer Ethics Institute (whose website is now defunct), posted on the Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) site: 1. Thou shalt not use a computer to harm other people. 2. Thou shalt not interfere with other people’s computer work. 3. Thou shalt not snoop around in other people’s computer files. 4. Thou […]

Online community?

Friday, March 6th, 2009

The first of my bi-monthly articles as Comment magazine’s technology columnist has been published online. This column’s focus is technology and community: There is no forum for commenting on articles there (ironic for a publication called Comment, eh?), but I invite your responses here.

The future according to Microsoft

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

A friend of mine collected several videos by Microsoft envisioning the future of technology. There are some cool ideas there. I was intrigued to see that in Microsoft’s view of the future, people will still walk into a bank brank and interact with a human being when getting a loan. Handshakes are not a […]