Course Description

MIT 2500B-001 (Winter 2022)   The Meaning of Technology: Exploring the Relationship Between Technology & Society

Instructor: T. Streeter

Course Description
Exploration of a number of technologies that lie behind and fuel the technocultural imagination. Introduces contemporary technologies from both a technical and cultural/historical point of view. Topics include: technological systems, issues of technical visualization, representation and interactivity, natural vs. artificial languages, artificial intelligence, robotics, natural and virtual environments, technology as social imperative and cultural metaphor.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course