Social Implications of Computer Technology

CS 195, Spring 2021


Assignments

Essay Essay Proposal Due Essay Due Peer Reviews Due
1 2/16 2/23 3/2
2 3/9 3/16 3/23
3 4/13 4/20 4/27

Weekly Readings and Surveys

Readings are "required", "recommended", or "extra". Required readings must be done before class for the discussion to make sense. Recommended readings will be used as major sources in lecture, but I won't assume you've read them.


    02/23 Government Censorship and Surveillance (slides)

    Please complete this survey by Monday 2/22 at 11:59pm pacific time!

    U.S. Tech Companies and Chinese Censorship and Surveillance:

    The U.S. ban on TikTok and WeChat:

    Historical Censorship and Surveillance in the U.S.:

    02/09 Free Speech (slides)

    Please complete this survey by Monday 2/8 at 11:59 PM. As usual, late surveys will be accepted.

    02/02 Education (slides)

    Please complete this survey by Monday 2/1 at 11:59pm PST. Late surveys will be accepted.

    01/19 Welcome!!

    In future weeks, readings will be required and there will also be a survey to fill out.