Dec 04, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LUSS 2093 - Impact of Internet Technologies on Society (3) F, SP


This course explores Internet technologies such as social media, streaming services, surveillance, crowd sourcing, virtual/augmented reality and global connectedness. The role of governments, corporations, and research & development entities in the spread of Internet technologies is investigated. The social aspect of the Internet is also explored, including analysis of trends in usage, dangers that have been spawned by global use, as well as ethical issues arising from democratic access to world-wide communication.