Technosociety: Emerging Technologies and their Ethical Implications



SECTION: RVEA (Summer A) and RVC (Fall)

SCHEDULE: Online (Summer and Fall)

Course Description

As a society, our reliance on technology has reached unprecedented heights. This reliance produces serious ethical dilemmas; however, we still want and need to use technology. What will our future look like as new technologies are introduced? This course will focus on emerging technologies and how those technologies affect the human condition. This course will expose students to emerging technologies like Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, The Quantified Self and Autonomous Objects. Personal Knowledge Management and Media Literacy will also be covered. Discussions and activities will center around emerging technologies and our human reactions and dependencies on them.