Big Tech, Big Data, Algorithms and Society

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15 points in either Sociology or Social Policy or Screen and Media Studies.

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).

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