Society and Technology
General Catalog Course Title:
Society and Technology
Terms Offered:
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Course Thread: 
Human-Centered Design
Course Thread: 
Sciences and Society
Instructor: 
King, Timothy
Instructor: 
Huang, Linus
Instructor: 
Elif Kale-Lostuvali

This course studies the interaction between society and technologies in a comparative and multicultural perspective. Some topics covered include the relationship between technology and human society; technology, culture and values; technology in the new global economy; development and inequality; electronic democracy; how technology has transformed work and employment; and the challenges of technological progress and the role that society plays in addressing these challenges.

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