[LINK] Helen Coonan and the ACS at fifty paces
Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Tue Mar 15 17:15:42 EST 2005
marghanita at ramin.com.au:
>The IT minister could legitimately wonder why they are patron of a
>group making social welfare policy.
Shame on you Marghanita! Would you really want the ACS to be
heartless, and only concerned about lumps of silicon??
Seriously though, the Community Affairs Board has been active on a
wide range of things that are 'adjacent to', but significantly
impacted by, computing, for a long time now:
(Declaration: I was chair of the ACS Economic, Legal & Social
Implications Committee for a decade, so I've got a bit of an interest
in such things).
Roger Clarke http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/
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Visiting Professor in the eCommerce Program, University of Hong Kong
Visiting Fellow in Computer Science, Australian National University
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