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Week 11 - Engineering Equitable Software

Learning Objectives:

In this week of the course, you will learn to:

  • Explain that just because you can build some software does not mean that you should
  • Provide examples of situations where software causes (inadvertent) harm
  • Articulate the ethical responsibilities of professional software engineers
  • List a set of questions that you can ask to evaluate the public impact of software
  • Explain ways in which developers of software often differ from the users of that software, introducing potential inclusivity bugs



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