ATTENTION AND UBIQUITOUS MEDIA (CM3042)

In our “ubiquitous computing” age, attention and power are linked in new ways. The course surveys the following: (1) perception, consciousness and emotion in the rapidly shifting environment; (2) the technological infrastructure of attention, especially algorithms; (3) political economic interests underpinning what gets attention. Each topical area will be presented and analyzed in the context of overarching considerations of power, control, and freedom.

Code: 
CM3042
Name: 
ATTENTION AND UBIQUITOUS MEDIA
Discipline: 
CM (Communications)
Type: 
CCD
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
No
Pre-requisites: 
EN1000 OR EN1010 OR EN2020CCE
Co-requisites: 
None