Week 12, 11/15

Technology and Society

Monday 11/15
Question: How are Computers and/or the Internet Changing the Way You Think?
Read the following three Perspectives:
1. Sherry Turkle (see this link)
2. Richard Dawkins
3. Clay Shirky

Who are these individuals? Summarize their various points. Be prepared to discuss your own response to the same question.

Wed 11/17
Question: How is technology influencing social behavior and social norms?

1. Digital Nation video
2. HW: finish watching Digital Nation

Fri 11/19
Guest Speaker: Dr. Marion Mason (Psychology): Technology and social relationships, the changing nature of work, work-related stresses in the family, inter-generational interactions, and artificial intelligence

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