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Big Ideas in the History and Future of Technology

as we may think
Category Studies (aka Seminar)
Instructor Nancy Hechinger
Course IMNY-UT 203
Units 2
Day/Time Mon/Wed 10 AM to 11:30 AM - 7 weeks (2nd half of semester)
Prerequisites None

“Big Ideas in the History and Future of Technology” is designed to provide students with a critical perspective on current issues in technology in the context of the history, controversies, consequences, and ethical questions in emerging media. This first course in the series includes: in the first half –some seminal early works that imagine a future in which technology enhances/augments human intelligence and capabilities and how that might affect society; in the second half–2 classic works of fiction and some podcasts/ audio lectures that address questions relating to “What is Human.”

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