Computing Technology

Question 1

(a) What do you understand by the word ‘plagiarism’?
(b) In the case that you incorporate material from other sources into an assignment submission, provide an example showing exactly how this should be done in order to avoid an accusation of plagiarism. Provide complete details.
10 Marks

Question 2

Identify and discuss three exemplar ways in which digital technologies have significantly eroded personal privacy values.
5 Marks

Question 3

Describe two potential (and significant) ramifications associated with the increasing use of biometric data for personal identification.
5 Marks

Question 4

Research and discuss ways in which robotic technologies are likely to impact upon human employment over the coming years. Here you should particularly focus upon the driving forces which underpin the development of robotic systems, and the likely consequences on society.
10 Marks

Question 5

From the perspective of privacy erosion, critically discuss the often-used comment (frequently attributed to the Nazi Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels) “If you’ve nothing to hide, you’ve nothing to fear”.
10 Marks

SECTION 2

Question 1

What is the title of your chosen project?

Question 2

Clearly describe your objectives and why have you chosen this particular topic.

10 Marks

SECTION 3

Insert a copy of all your Discussion Board postings below. Ensure that for each of these you indicate the date on which it was posted onto the Discussion Board.
50 Marks