Course Objectives:


1) Discuss and cite examples of the way computers have changed the way people work
2) Communicate how computers have changed the American workplace

Books and Publishing Industry


Bosman, J. & de la Merced, M. (2011) Borders’ Bankruptcy Shakes Industry Retrieved June 28, 2011 from
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/17/business/media/17borders.html?_r=1&scp=5&sq=publishing%20business&st=Search

Brito, J. (2011) Explaining the Google Book Case Saga Retrieved June 28, 2011 from
http://techland.time.com/2011/03/23/explaining-the-google-books-case-saga/

Kharif, O. (2009) Publishers Try to Learn to Love the Web Retrieved August 21, 2011 from
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/sep2009/tc20090922_846948.htm

NEA (2007) To Read or Not to Read A Question of National Consequence Retrieved from
http://www.nea.gov/research/toread.pdf

Siegler, M. (2010) Kindle Books Outselling Hardcover Books. "Tipping Point" Reached, Amazon Says Retrieved June 29, 2011 from
http://techcrunch.com/2010/07/19/kindle-sales/



Journalism and Newspaper Industry


Farhi, P. (2008) Online Salvation? American Journalism Review Retrieved June 28, 2011 from
http://www.ajr.org/article.asp?id=4427

Holahan, C. (2006) Click Fraud: Google Comes Clean, Sort of Business Week Retried from
http://www.businessweek.com/stories/2006-07-26/click-fraud-google-comes-clean-sort-of

Kharif, O. (2009) The Online Experiments That Could Help Newspapers Retrieved August 21, 2011 from
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/mar2009/tc2009038_509195.htm

PBS (2009) Economy, Online Trends Threaten Newspaper Industry Retrieved June 28, 2011 from
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/features/arts/jan-june09/newspapers_05-08.html

Sandoval, G. (2009) Pew Research illustrates how Craigslist is killing newspapers CNET News Retrieved from
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-10247668-93.html

Schonfeld, E. (2009) The Wounded U.S. Newspaper Industry Lost $7.5 Billion in Advertising Revenues Last Year Retrieved June 29, 2011 from
http://techcrunch.com/2009/03/29/the-wounded-us-newspaper-industry-lost-75-billion-in-advertising-revenues-last-year/



Music Sales and Recording Industry

Goldman, D. (2010) Music's Lost Decade: Sales Cut in Half CNN Money Retrieved June 28, 2011 from
http://money.cnn.com/2010/02/02/news/companies/napster_music_industry/

Lewis, R. (2011) Steve Jobs revolutionized the music industry LA Times Retrieved
http://articles.latimes.com/2011/oct/06/entertainment/la-et-jobs-music-20111007

Locke, Z. (2008) How to Save the Recording Industry?: Charge Less Retrieved June 29, 2011 from
http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=zac_locke&sei-redir=1#search=%22How%20Save%20Recording%20Industry%3F%3A%20Charge%20Less%20Zac%20Locke%2A%22

Pfanner, E. (2010) Music Industry Counts the Cost of Piracy Retrieved June 28, 2011 from
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/22/business/global/22music.html

Ryan, J. & Hadida, A. (2010) One Way to Save the Music Industry Retrieved August 21, 2011 from
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jul2010/tc20100729_564014.htm




Computer Related Jobs


Gottfried, Rachel. (2011) Computer Science Tops List of Best Majors for Jobs. Retrieved July 14, 2011 from
http://www.sdtimes.com/link/35710

U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (2011) Occupational Outlook Handbook Retrieved August 9, 2011 from
http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco1002.htm#comp



Women and Minorities in Computer Careers


Plamer, Maija. (2011) 'Gekey' World of IT Loses its Appleal as a Career Choice. Retreived July 14, 2011 from
http://womenatthetop.ft.com/articles/women-top/12623ca4-a636-11e0-8eef-00144feabdc0

Stross, Randall. (2008) What Has Driven Women Out of Computer Science. Retrieved July 20, 2011 from http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/16/business/16digi.html

Swift, Mike, (2010) Blacks, Latinos and Women Lose Ground at Silicon Valley Tech Companies. Retirieved July 18, 2011 from http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14383730