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Sustainability in computing’s Code of Ethics?

July 1, 2007


Q: Is sustainability described in computing’s code of ethics? A: Not explicitly. The ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct (1992) identifies the “commitment to ethical conduct expected of every member”. It consists of “24 imperatives formulated as statements of personal responsibility”. It is argued in the preamble to the code that not every issue […]

Sustainability a “Pervasive Theme” or MIC (“Missing In Curriculum”)?

July 1, 2007


Q: To what extent is sustainability prescribed in computing curricula? A: Not at all. The ACM maintains a series of computing curricula documents (2005) for each of four bodies of knowledge (Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering and Information Science). Each is a significant document of around 100 pages. Unfortunately there is no mention of […]