The lecture introduces students to scientific work. The essential forms of written and oral knowledge representation are described. It explains how to write computer science texts and how to read and examine them. Furthermore, students will be introduced to legal, ethical and philosophical problems of the sciences and in particular of computer science. Furthermore, problems of gender and diversity in computer science and in lectures will be presented and solution strategies will be discussed.
Richard Feynman. Cargo Cult Science
Leslie Lamport. State the problem before describing the solution
Richard W. Hamming. A Stroke of Genius: Striving for Greatness in All You Do
Ivan Sutherland. Technology and Courage
Murray S. Davis. That's Interesting! Towards a Phenomenology of Sociology and a Sociology of Phenomenology, Phil. Soc. Sci. 1 (1971), 309-344