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The course is designed as part of the Science and Technology studies module. The goal of the course is to introduce students to current discussions, debates, as well as developments in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) from a social scientific perspective. The course will also provide the students with an overview of political, legal and ethical debates surrounding the development of AI.

Enrol
3.10.2019 at 09:00 - 8.10.2019 at 23:59

Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Mon 28.10.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Mon 4.11.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Mon 11.11.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Mon 18.11.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Mon 25.11.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Mon 2.12.2019
12:15 - 13:45
Mon 9.12.2019
12:15 - 13:45

Description

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After completing the course, students will understand how technology, its development, as well as interaction between technology and society can be studied using various methods of social research.

Spring

The course examines the most important research topics and trends of technology studies in social research. The course familiarises students with how technology, its development, as well as interaction between technology and society can be studied using various methods of social research.

Related literature for the lecture course will be announced during the course.

An Examinarium examination will be held on the following books:

Lemola 2000: Näkökulmia teknologiaan. Gaudeamus.

Collins & Pinch 1998: The Golem at Large. Cambridge University Press.

Basalla 1988: The Evolution of Technology. Cambridge University Press.

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0 = Fail, 1 = Passable, 2 = Satisfactory, 3 = Good, 4 = Very Good, 5 = Excellent)

Lecture course OR an Examinarium exam