Introduction

  1. Johann Rost and
  2. Robert L. Glass

Published Online: 22 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

How to Cite

Rost, J. and Glass, R. L. (2010) Introduction, in The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 7 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470597170

Online ISBN: 9780470909959

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Keywords:

  • the Dark Side, ethics, a topic addressed by professional societies - the IEEE, the ACM, and the German computing society, having codes of ethics;
  • “Subversive stakeholders” - software project stakeholders, wanting the project to fail;
  • egotistic motivations - conflicting with corporate goals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What's the Dark Side?

  • Reference