The Internet is an infrastructure that supports constant industrial and social change, while also becoming progressively integrated into the routines of everyday life. Internet Transformations critically examines the online technologies, platforms and industries at the heart of these changes. It introduces key skills in analysis, evaluation and critique of these objects, situated in a historical context. It also interrogates the implications of emerging internetworked phenomena such as the internet of things, augmented reality and algorithmic cultures.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd tutorial exerices (25%), 1x1500wd short essay (35%), 1x2000wd critical analysis and map (40%)
18 Junior credit points in any of Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Digital CulturesProhibitions