Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life - SOCIO303 (2020)

The purpose of the paper is to develop a sociological analysis of the causes and impacts of new technologies, including the Internet of Things, as well as the increasing role of algorithms and other non-human actors in decision-making. The paper will address a range of issues including the blurring of virtual and real words, the role of telepresence in everyday life, and the 'military industrial surveillance complex' (Fuchs, 2017).

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): 15 points in either Sociology or Social Policy or Screen and Media Studies.
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
20A (NET)A Trimester : 2 Mar 2020 - 28 Jun 2020 Online

SOCIO303-20B (NET), 20B (TGA) have been cancelled. Please contact the School or Faculty Office for more information.

Cancelled Occurrences

Cancelled Occurrences
20B (NET)B Trimester : 13 Jul 2020 - 8 Nov 2020 Online
20B (TGA)B Trimester : 13 Jul 2020 - 8 Nov 2020 Tauranga

Timetabled Lectures for Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life (SOCIO303)

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Indicative Fees for Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life (SOCIO303)

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 Tuition Resource 
20A (NET) $780 $3145
20A (SPE) $780 $3145
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Paper Outlines for Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life (SOCIO303)

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Available Subjects:  Sociology

Other available years: Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life - SOCIO303 (2021) , Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life - SOCIO303 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 22 January 2021 10:07am
Indicative fees current as of : 22 January 2021 4:30am

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