COMP 189 Computers and Society (3 credits)

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Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Science)


Computer Science (Sci) : How computer technologies shape social notions such as ownership, safety, and privacy. Emphasis is on computer science powering both day-to-day technologies (e.g., online social media) and those in the news (e.g., cyberwar). Discussions will investigate technology and social issues in order to understand both.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Derek Ruths (Fall)