Publisher : Dr. Paul Alan Weinzweig
Course Language : English
Where are the realistic threats from Artificial Intelligence? How is information technology and the internet transforming job markets, human psychology, medicine, and education? How does the digital world, expressed as weapons of mass distraction, affect the state of popular culture and the generational divide? When does technology become technopoly? This course reflects on the serious directions in which technology enhances and distorts the qualities which make us human. From character to consciousness, to the ties that bind us together as families, communities and nations, the unprecedented proliferation of consumer technology is molding our future in ways we can barely fathom. This course emphasizes the importance of balancing technology and humanistic values.