The purpose of the paper is to develop a sociological analysis of the causes and impacts of new technologies, including the Internet of Things, as well as the increasing role of algorithms and other non-human actors in decision-making. The paper will address a range of issues including the blurring of virtual and real words, the role of telepresence in everyday life, and the 'military industrial surveillance complex' (Fuchs, 2017).
|Prerequisite(s):||15 points in either Sociology or Social Policy or Screen and Media Studies.|
|Internal assessment / examination:||100:0|
Trimesters and Locations
|Occurrence Code||When taught||Where taught|
|21A (HAM)||A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021||Hamilton|
|21A (NET)||A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021||Online|
SOCIO303-21A (HAM) have been cancelled. Please contact the School or Faculty Office for more information.
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The following 2020 paper outlines are available for SOCIO303. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.
Paper details current as of : 23 September 2020 12:13pm
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