The relationship between communication technology and society. Factors that contribute to changes in the collection, storage and distribution of information and their cultural implications.

Course presentations include:
Week 1 - Introduction – What is Technology?
Week 2 - The Philosophy of Technology
Week 3 - Nation & the Canadian Communication Infrastructure
Week 4 - Internet Infrastructure
Week 5 - Doing Infrastructure Citizenship
Week 6 - Resistance, Hacking, Vigilantism
Week 7 - Predictive/Pre-Emptive Policing and Social Media Monitoring
Week 8 - The Sharing Economy
Week 9 - Love, Relationships and Porn
Week 10 - Race, Class, and Technology
Week 11 - Surveillance, Biometrics, Snowden
Week 12 - Review

COMM3403
Carleton University
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School of Journalism and Communication

Lauriault, T.P. (2016). Communication, Technology and Culture 2016 - COMM3403. Lauriault - Course collection. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2016.comm.3403