Technology as a Public Good

IST 400 - Technology as a Public Good

MySlice Info:

Term: Spring 2014
Class #: 45888
Section: M002
Credits: 3

Prof. Murali Venkatesh

Counts toward:
HNR Soc Sci, Collaboration, Interdisciplinary, Presentation

Course Time(s):
T 5:00 - 7:50 pm


Course Description:

Technology is a pervasive presence in modern life. Indeed, one could argue that modern life and the idea of modernity itself are products of technological innovation. Early American utopian thinkers accorded an autonomous power to technology and implied a deterministic connection between technology and progress.