Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life - SOCIO303 (2021)
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).
|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|
|21A (NET)||A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021||Online|
SOCIO303-21A (HAM) has been cancelled. Please contact the School or Faculty Office for more information.
|21A (HAM)||A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021||Hamilton|
Timetabled Lectures for Technologies, Algorithms and Social Life (SOCIO303)
|Wed||11:00 AM||1:00 PM||ONLINE||Mar 1 - Jun 6|
NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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