This website provide helpful resources (organized using a logical hierarchy of literature in the field) for doing research on topics dealing with computers and society and computer ethics — curated links to books, research reports, law review articles, laws and regulations (from across the globe), essays and blogs, newspaper articles, and other relevant sources of information.
Click on one of the categorical menu items above to begin your exploration.
Here are some books that provide an overview to the field of Computers and Society:
- Digital Dreams Have Become Nightmares: What We Must Do, by Ron Baecker, 2021
- Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age, by Brad Smith & Carol Ann Browne, 2019
- Computers and Society: Modern Perspectives, by Ron Baecker, 2019
- A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology, by Sara Baase, 2017
- What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us, by Tim O’Reilly, 2017
- Machine of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground between Human and Robots, by John Markoff, 2015
- The Internet is Not the Answer, by Andrew Keen, 2015
- Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier, 2014
- Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices, by Rob Kling, 1991
- Perspectives on the Computer Revolution (2nd Edition), by Zeon W. Pylyshyn & Liam J. Bannon, 1989
Check out other books here.
Latest Law Review Articles:
- Avatars in the metaverse: potential legal issues and remedies, International Cybersecurity Law Review 2022
- as found in the AI category
- There’s No Place Like Dot-Com: Are Websites Places of Public Accommodation Under Title III of the ADA? Boston College Law Review 2022
- as found in the Digital Inclusion category
- Federally Mandated Online Sales Tax: A Logistical Solution for the Future of E-Commerce, DePaul Business & Commercial Law Journal 2022
- as found in the Collaboration Technology category
- The Patentability of Inventions with Artificial Intelligence Listed as an Inventor Following Thaler v. Hirshfeld, University of Cincinnati Intellectual Property and Computer Law Journal 2022
- as found in the Digital media, IP, and cultural industries category