Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility CPSR _c32303b6-4aaf-402d-bae2-a678c32b6f09 c6923b86-d491-4310-97ac-e9d7f230e3d6 CPSR is a public-interest alliance of people concerned about the impact of information and communications technology on society. We work to influence decisions regarding the development and use of computers because those decisions have far-reaching consequences and reflect our basic values and priorities. _65565cd1-6738-4eac-8402-08bab6a5626f Public Discussion and Responsibility We foster and support public discussion of, and public responsibility for decisions involving the use of technology in systems critical to society. Dispelling Mythology We work to dispel popular myths about the infallibility of technologies. Challenging Assumptions We challenge the assumption that technology alone can solve political and social problems. Critical Examination We critically examine social and technical issues within the information technology profession, both nationally and internationally. Quality of Life We encourage the use of information technology to improve quality of life. Assessments Provide realistic assessments of the power, promise, and limitations of computer technology _3c0a4793-5ac4-464c-8e79-7ad829ccc3a7 1 e31b595b-7066-47c5-a914-0037f4f05862 a3cdefed-f4f7-48d5-911c-68e6cea429e6 f30e4b60-d8f3-4a6e-9d55-af70f96e35ea Public Attention Direct public attention to critical choices concerning the applications of computing and how those choices affect society _fda0a98e-b85c-4e13-b06f-54d07248f0e4 2 38b67cb7-7039-4431-923b-933f8ac162b9 74fc995c-4db3-4427-802b-4085d3611565 8baf2650-f664-48cd-80e3-3ff2e1c108d9 Projects Sponsor international, national, and local projects [to] serve as a catalyst for in-depth discussion and effective action in key areas _9b49dcdc-b942-4717-af65-99578a872358 3 6fc9961f-8e0a-4db3-b3dc-6008e6fc8d71 41cedd29-4e1f-4ade-9ef4-f08b7f9daa44 af7cf09d-ae94-40c7-9ad2-7c78a667693f 2010-02-08 http://cpsr.org/about/mission/ Arthur Colman (www.drybridge.com) colman@drybridge.com Submit error.