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  • Ethics in computer science. 

    Heron, Michael James (Taylor and Francis https://www.crcpress.com/Encyclopedia-of-Computer-Science-and-Technology-Second-Edition-Print/Laplante/p/book/9781482208191, 2016-12-21)
    HERON, M. 2016. Ethics in computer science. In Laplante, P.A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of computer science and technology. 2nd ed. Abingdon: CRC Press.
    Ethics within the field of computer science represents a rich and vibrant topic with almost universal applicability both within and without the profession. In this chapter, the author discusses some of features that combine ...
  • Fuzzy ethics: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bot. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (ACM http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856428.2856429, 2015-12-11)
    HERON, M.J. and BELFORD, P. 2015. Fuzzy ethics: or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bot. ACM SIGCAS Computers and society [online], 45(4), pages 4-6. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2856428.2856429
    The recent death of a Volkswagen worker at the hand of a factory robot has resulted in a number of editorials and opinion pieces discussing moral responsibility and robots. In this short response piece we outline some of ...
  • A practitioner reflection on teaching computer ethics with case studies and psychology. 

    Heron, Michael James; Belford, Pauline Helen (Oxford Brookes University http://bejlt.brookes.ac.uk/paper/a-practitioner-reflection-on-teaching-computer-ethics-with-case-studies-and-psychology/, 2015-09-01)
    HERON, M. and BELFORD, P., 2015. A practitioner reflection on teaching computer ethics with case studies and psychology. Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching, Vol 7(1).
    Three issues complicate teaching computer ethics in an undergraduate course. The first relates to the often technically intensive knowledge required to fully understand the complexity of real world examples. The second ...