Syllabus

Objectives:

  1. Examine conscious and unconscious workings of your experience.
  2. Build tools for this examination, developing physical computing and programming skills in the process.
  3. Develop project ideas that explore the use of new technologies for navigating conscious and unconscious experience in healthier, more pro-social ways.

Suggested Books:

1)  The Illusion January 27

  • Notes
  • Discusssion: Expose our illusions and why we should care.
  • Tech: Bio Sensing
  • Readings:
  • Assignment:
    • Sense some part of your autonomic nervous system
    • Blog about why connecting computers with the rest of you might be interesting.  Please associate post with category “Why”

2) Listening to the Rest Of You February 3

3) Talking to the Rest of You February 10

4) E-Unconscious February 17

5) The Rest of Us  Feb 24

6) Final Project Proposal March 2

  • Show: Collective Project
  • Discussion:  Final Projects

7) Final Presentations   March 9

  • Present Work

Evaluation:

  • On-time Participation 20%
  • Blogging 20%
  • Assignments 35%
  • Final Project 25%

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