Students from 2019’s iteration.
  • Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code.
  • Jon Gernter, The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation.
  • Steven Johnson, How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made The Modern World.
  • Everett M. Rogers, Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition.
  • Reacting to the Past game — TBA
  • Mohamed Zayani, ed., Digital Middle East State and Society in the Information Age.
  • James Bridle, New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future.
  • Charles Fadel, Wayne Holmes, Maya Bialik, Artificial Intelligence In Education: Promises and Implications for Teaching and Learning.
  • James E McClellan and Harold Dorn, Science and Technology in World History, third edition.
  • Carlota Perez, Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: The Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages
  • Alex Roland, War and Technology: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press)
  • Shoshana Zuboff, Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power.
  • the huge technological takeoff (one, two)
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Signing up for tech presentations
  • Reading: How We Got To Now 1
  • Reading: How We Got To Now 2
  • Benjamin, Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code, selections.
  • Walter Benjamin, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”
  • Reading: Digital Middle East, selections
  • Reading: TBD
  • Presentations

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