Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Media, Information and Technoculture 2500A/B

THE MEANING OF TECHNOLOGY: EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY


Exploration of a number of technologies that lie behind and fuel the technocultural imagination. Introduces contemporary technologies from both a technical and cultural/historical point of view. Topics include: technological systems, issues of technical visualization, representation and interactivity, natural vs. artificial languages, artificial intelligence, robotics, natural and virtual environments, technology as social imperative and cultural metaphor.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours and 1 tutorial hour.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: MIT

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