Richard G. Epstein

 

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The Case of the Killer Robot is a book about computer ethics and professionalism published by John Wiley & Sons in 1997.    This page provides a link to a freely available portion of the book (which was released onto the Web before the book version was written).  The freely available portion of the book has been translated into various languages, including Danish, Italian and Portuguese. 

Click on the following link to access the freely available portion of the Case of the Killer Robot scenario as provided by several universities:

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The Case of the Killer Robot

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The Case of the Killer Robot

 

 

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Follow the following links to access killer robot stories that did not make it into the book (and for good reason!).   The first story does include some discussion of privacy issues in organizations.   The second story is just pure fun (a Lt. Columbo parody).

bulletThe Trial of Randy Samuels
bulletWho Really Killed Bart Matthews?