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The computerized society; [electronic resource] an appraisal of the impact of computers on society over the next fifteen years [by] James Martin and Adrian R.D. Norman.

By: Martin, James, 1933-.
Contributor(s): Norman, Adrian R. D [joint author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Prentice-Hall series in automatic computation. Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1970]Description: xii, 560 p. illus., maps. 24 cm.ISBN: 0131659774; 9780131659773.Subject(s): Electronic data processing | Computers and civilization | Ordinateurs et civilisationDDC classification: 303.483 | 301.2/4 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Also issued online.
Contents:
Section 1: Euphoria: An exploding technology -- The new machines -- The symbiotic age -- Goodbye to money? -- Law enforcement -- Teaching with computers -- Home sweet home -- The use of computers for control -- The computerized corporation -- Doctors -- Cities and transportation -- Toward a National Data Center -- Governing with computers -- Section 2: Alarm -- The battle of privacy -- The nature of the threat to privacy -- Machines in error -- Harassment -- Crime and sabotage -- Bewilderment -- Power -- Changes in employment patterns -- Section 3: Protective action -- Handling change -- The changes needed in education -- The laws that are needed -- Locks, guards, and burglar alarms -- Systems controls that are needed -- The Ombudsman -- The systems scientist's role -- The world of the future.
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Section 1: Euphoria: An exploding technology -- The new machines -- The symbiotic age -- Goodbye to money? -- Law enforcement -- Teaching with computers -- Home sweet home -- The use of computers for control -- The computerized corporation -- Doctors -- Cities and transportation -- Toward a National Data Center -- Governing with computers -- Section 2: Alarm -- The battle of privacy -- The nature of the threat to privacy -- Machines in error -- Harassment -- Crime and sabotage -- Bewilderment -- Power -- Changes in employment patterns -- Section 3: Protective action -- Handling change -- The changes needed in education -- The laws that are needed -- Locks, guards, and burglar alarms -- Systems controls that are needed -- The Ombudsman -- The systems scientist's role -- The world of the future.

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