Examines the relationship between communication technology and society, including 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 - Technology, Society and Culture
Week 3 - Philosophy of Technology
Week 4 - Communication Infrastructure
Week 5 - Digital Labour and the Digital Divide
Week 6 - Love, Relationships and Porn
Week 7 - Code, Software and Platforms
Week 8 - The Sharing Economy
Week 9 - Resistance, Hacking, Technological Citizenship
Week 10 - Surveillance and Policing
Week 11 - Ethics and the Environment
Week 12 - Exam Review

COMS3403
Carleton University
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School of Journalism and Communication

Lauriault, T.P. (2017). Communication, Technology and Culture 2017 - COMS3403. Lauriault - Course collection. Carleton University. doi:10.22215/tplauriault.courses.2017.coms3403