CS41 : Wider Consequences

Computers don't just affect you. They affect the whole World. In this section, you will learn about all the different ways in which computer systems influence, advance and threaten the World we know.

We are learning ...
  • About the social, cultural, moral, ethical, legal and environmental impact of technology
So that we can ...
  • Assess / discuss the effect of technology in the following areas
    - cyber security
    - mobile technology
    - wireless networking
    - cloud storage
    - theft of computer code
    - issues around algorithm copyright
    - cracking
    - hacking
    - wearable technology
    - computer based implants
    - privacy
    - environmental impact
    - intellectual property and plagiarism
    - inclusion
  • Legislation involved in the field of technology
    - The Data Protection Act 1998
    - The Computer Misuse Act 1990
    - The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
    - Creative Commons Licensing
    - Freedom of Information Act 2000

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