CS 492/692 Unclassified Useful Links
These links have not been seriously investigated, and are here in no
particular order. It is up to you to determine their appropriateness
for your own uses. The list may change from time to time.
Computer Professionals for
PRIVACY Forum (WWW
archive of a useful digest).
RISKS Digest archives (from
the Usenet newsgroup comp.risks).
Society on Social Implications of Technology.
- SIGCAS, the
ACM Special Interest Group on Computers And Society.
- First Monday, a
peer-reviewed electronic journal containing many articles on aspects
of the Internet.
Rock Eater News Service, an eclectic mailing list moderated by
Phil Agre, a professor of communications at UCLA.
- Home page of Peter
G. Neumann, moderator of RISKS Digest; a good source of information on
safety and reliability.
- Computers, Freedom, and Privacy
2000, a conference taking place in Toronto in April 2000.
- EDUCAUSE, an organization
devoted to advancing the use of information technologies in education.
- Rob Kling's home
an electronic newsletter critical of the deeper and subtler effects of
technology on humans.
Technology, a resources page for NetFuture.
resource guide for the textbook Computerization and Controversy.
- Ethics and Law on the
Electronic Frontier, a course taught at MIT.
- Howard Rheingold's Web site, including the
entire text of the book "The
Virtual Community" (1993), and lots of other stuff.
The Program on
Science, Technology, and Society, North Carolina State University.
- The entire text of
City of Bits, a mid-90's book by MIT professor William
J. Mitche3ll, Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning.
sections of Being Digital by Nicholas Negroponte, head of the Media
Lab at MIT (1995).