Page 3 VI. Ethical and Professional Considerations Ethical Issues in Computing: Privacy, security, intellectual property, and responsible AI. Ethical decision-making and social responsibility. Professionalism: Code of ethics and conduct. Continuing education and staying current in the field. VII. Emerging Technologies Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML): Applications in natural language processing, image recognition, and autonomous systems. Ethical concerns and bias in AI. Blockchain Technology: Distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies. Secure and transparent transactions. Quantum Computing: Next-generation computing power. Potential impact on cryptography and data analysis.