ICS 131 Social Analysis of Computerization

 

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Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

http://www.cpsr.org/

Just as the name says. Lots of resources related to the general theme of the class.

 

American Civil Liberties Union

http://www.aclu.org/

Here you can find many legal actions involving computer technologies.

 

Edupage

http://www.educause.edu/pub/edupage/edupage.html

ACM Technews

http://www.acm.org/technews/current/homepage.html

Both of these provide great summaries and links to stories about the implications of computer technology.

 

The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/

The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/

The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com

These standard US newspapers regularly have news on technology, e.g., voting issues, privacy and law, etc.

Some of the older (archived) articles are accessible using your UCI account and going through the library home page.

 

The Miami Herald

http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/

Reported all the action during 2000 and 2002 election fiascos. Stay tuned.

 

The Guardian Unlimited

http://www.guardian.co.uk/

BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/

These British news organizations provide a non US centric point of view on some of the same issues about technology and privacy.

 

Democracy Now

http://www.democracynow.org/

A very different perspective on many current events including horror stories of computing technology and privacy violations.