Issue 12

TechWatch: Software Integration is Tough and Adds a Wrinkle to the Microsoft Case

It seems that some comments about the Microsoft anti-trust case are called for, especially in a journal that considers issues of fairness and justice in a business world supercharged with information technology. There are a couple of reasons why I have avoided the issue so far. First, because I know a bit about technology, it …

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Benchmark Ethics: Compassion and Generosity in Business?

In the last Benchmark Ethics installment I raised the question: “Does anybody care about justice and fairness in today’s competitive business climate?” Why do I ask? Because at virtually all places and times in human history, justice and fairness have been at or near the top of everybody’s “short list” of ethical values. Politics, economics, …

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InReview – Issue 12

Thinking Through Technology: The Path Between Engineering and Philosophy
by Carl Mitcham
Who Moved My Cheese
by Spencer Johnson
The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us to Choose Between Privacy and Freedom?
by David Brin