Pirates of Silicon Valley with Noah Wyle, Anthony Michael Hall, 1999

Here is the true story of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, and they are more ethically challenged than you
might imagine. Of all the films in this list, Pirates is probably the most must see movie for folks in
college now. Both men spend more time scheming than programming, but to say more would spoil
the plot!
watch the movie and note the various ethical challenges and dilemmas that occur throughout the
film. Prepare a presentation (PowerPoint or written) and include the following in the essay. What
should the character or charters do?Did you agree with their course of action? If so why do you
agree or not agree with their decision.What steps would you go through to solve the dilemma or
challenge that the character is faced with? Describe how the Josephson Six Pillars of Character can
support your ethical decision making (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and

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