What impact does technology have on society? As technology plays a greater role in our everyday lives, this becomes and increasingly important issue. The past 30 years have seen unprecedented technological advances, but the benefits obtained are often offset by unforeseen consequences and repercussions, such as privacy concerns, identity theft, and safety. This course will evaluate the consequences of technology on individuals, organizations, and society, identifying the potential benefits and limitations. We will discuss how social, ethical, legal, and philosophical issues have impacted, and will continue to impact, society.
College of Engineering and Computer Science