About

This website is a digital companion to Ron Baecker’s new textbook Computers and Society: Modern Perspectives. Further information about the book can be found under The Book. Thoughtful and critical insight on current computers and society based issues can be found under The Blog.

This site is maintained by University of Toronto Emeritus Professor Ron Baecker and undergraduate senior Uma Kalkar, with good advice from Philip Stern.

NOTE: This blog is being superseded for the foreseeable future by Dr. Baecker’s latest book, The COVID-19 Solutions Guide. For interactive and up-to-date information on the intersection of tech and COVID-19, see more here.