Weeks 5 and 6
law and atomic
the Semantic Web
Assignment #6 (due Wednesday February 25th) : More interaction at Ello, details to be announced, in Ello. In the meantime, be sure to check Ello at least twice this week.
Assignment #7 (due Friday February 27th) :
write a three page paper about a contemporary issue involving information
technology in which professional ethics have been questionnable though no
apparent crime was committed. Incentive for uniqueness of topic; disincentive
for topics that are frequently chosen by others. Submit, the assignment on
paper, at the beginning of class on the 27th (no email attachments,
for what constitutes a set of expectations (not only this instructor's)
for an essay in Information Technology/Computer Science.
Quiz : Friday February 27th (everything covered to
that date) -- closed book, closed notes, closed internet.
News for thought:
Crowd accelerated innovation --
links to discuss
David Brin and one of his
TED talks and an
interview about the Transparent Society