Case studies on ethics for computer and software engineers
An AI Ethics Case Study
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A quality assurance engineer must decide whether or not to ship products that might be defective.
A computer startup company risks violating copyright laws if it reuses a code that is the intellectual property of another company.
Full transparency might prevent a project leader from closing a deal with a valuable client. Should he still clarify the situation to his client?
A technical sales engineer feels pressure to falsify a sales report in order to prevent the delay of her company's IPO.
When a computer filled with personal data gets stolen, a data company must decide how to manage the breach in security.
Employees of a computer hardware company are angered by a manager that demonstrates favoritism.
A computer engineer is asked to divulge private medical data for marketing purposes.
In this ethics case, a woman is displeased with her work role at a computer hardware company.
A new hire at an electronics startup struggles to decide between telling the truth and maximizing the company's profit.