Course Description

MIT 2157B-001 (Winter 2020)   Planet Google: Big Data and Information Society

Instructor: Z. Bronson

Course Description
Discover how access to and control of behind-the-scenes information is a major force in our lives.  This course explores how search engines harvest "big" data from users and use it to map, analyze, and exploit patterns of online behaviour for marketing, government and corporate intelligence, and other purposes.

Course Outline for MIT 2157B-001 (Winter 2020)
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Antirequisites: The former MIT 2376F/G.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.