Please complete the Privacy Survey before class.
Rachels, "Why Privacy Is Important"
Boyd, "Facebook's Privacy Trainwreck"
Miller, "Addicted to Apps"
Please complete the Copyright Survey before class.
Stallman, "Misinterpreting Copyright"
Heckel, "Debunking the Software Patent Myths"
Please complete the War Survey before class.
Choose a commentary topic by Tuesday 2/10 (or now).
Mahnken, "Weapons: The Growth & Spread of the Precision-Strike Regime" (commentaries)
Complete essay 1 by Monday 2/23
Please complete the Finance Survey before class.
Philips, "How the Robots Lost: High-Frequency Trading's Rise and Fall" (commentaries)
Complete essay 1 peer reviews by Monday 3/2
Please complete the Jobs Survey before class.
Brynjolfsson and McAfee, "Jobs, Productivity and the Great Decoupling"
Pew Center, "AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs" (commentaries)
Please complete the Climate Change Survey before class.
Canadell and Raupach, "Global carbon report: emissions will hit new heights in 2014"
Plumer, "7 charts to help make sense of this week's UN climate talks" (commentaries)
Furman, Shadbegian and Stock, "The cost of delaying action to stem climate change"
Complete essay 2 by Monday 3/16
Please complete the Politics Survey before class.
Gladwell, "Small Change: Why the Revolution will not be Tweeted" (commentaries)
Garrett and Resnick, "Resisting Political Fragmentation on the Internet"
Complete essay 2 peer reviews by Tuesday 3/31
Please complete the Software Survey before class.
Levenson and Turner, "An Investigation of the Therac-25 Accidents" (commentaries)
Please complete the Professional Ethics Survey before class.
ACM, "Professional Code of Conduct"
Anderson, "Using the new ACM Code of Ethics in Decision Making" (commentaries)
(Optional) MacIntyre, Chapter 14 of After Virtue, "The Nature of the Virtues" (see first search result)
Complete essay 3 by Tuesday 4/21
Rotman, "Technology and Inequality"
Complete essay 3 peer reviews by Tuesday 4/28
Joy, "Why the Future Doesn't Need Us" (commentaries)