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Subtopic: Ethics & Sustainability

Articles about the ethics & sustainability subtopic.

What Is Green Software

What Is Green Software?

Difficulty: Medium

Green software, also known as sustainable software is a type of software that is designed to minimise environmental impact. Green software tends to be faster, whilst using less energy, meaning lower energy costs and increased efficiency.

What Is Green Computing

What Is Green Computing?

Difficulty: Medium

Green computing, also known as green IT, or sustainable computing, is the environmentally responsible and eco-friendly use of computers and resources.

What Is Computer Ethics

What Is Computer Ethics?

Difficulty: Easy

Computer ethics is a set of moral principles and procedures regarding the use of computing technology.

What Is Net Neutrality

What Is Net Neutrality?

Difficulty: Medium

Net neutrality is the principle that ISPs should treat all internet traffic equally. Regardless of the device, application, platform, or protocol...

What Is Internet Censorship

What Is Internet Censorship?

Difficulty: Medium

Internet censorship is the control of what can be accessed or viewed online. For example, in some countries, users may not have access to some websites as access may be blocked by their ISP.

What Is Remote Working

What Is Remote Working?

Difficulty: Easy

Remote working, is the use of technology, the internet, and cloud computing to complete work from one's home or another location rather than a physical office or a central location.

What Is BYOD

What Is BYOD?

Difficulty: Medium

Stands for Bring Your Own Device. BYOD is the practice of allowing employees in an organisation to use their own devices.

What Is Flaming

What Is Flaming?

Difficulty: Medium

Flaming is the act of sending personal abuse, insults, or offensive messages on the internet to other people. It is a hostile form of online communication.

What Is An Acceptable Use Policy

What Is An Acceptable Use Policy?

Difficulty: Easy

In ICT, an acceptable use policy is a document that contains a list of allowed and prohibited activities for employees, students, and other people using the network in the organisation.

What Is The Digital Divide

What Is The Digital Divide?

Difficulty: Medium

The digital divide refers to the gap between people who have full access to computers and the internet and those who do not.

What Is Netiquette

What Is Netiquette?

Difficulty: Medium

Short for internet etiquette. Netiquette describes acceptable behaviour when communicating online. The anonymity of online communication has led to problems with...

What Is Technotrash

What Is Technotrash?

Difficulty: Medium

Technotrash, also known as e-waste, describes the waste created when throwing out technology that breaks or becomes outdated.