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“Being Digital”: Social and Philosophical Aspects of Computers and Computerization (27898) | Dr. Noah Efron

 More and more, we experience the world through computer screens. In this seminar, we will consider how computers (in their myriad forms: smartboards, smart telephones, game consoles, electronic books and more) have insinuated themselves into the fabric of human society. Among the issues covered are: computers and techno-utopianism, personal identity in an age of computer mediation, the geography of cyberspace, computer-mediated politics and economics, computerization of education, and man-machine interface.