Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change

Past Offerings

Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change (4047): Examination of recent developments in computing technology and platforms through the lenses of philosophy, public policy, social science, and engineering. Course is organized around four main units: algorithmic decision-making and bias; data privacy and civil liberties; artificial intelligence and autonomous systems; and the power of private computing platforms. Each unit considers the promise, perils, rights, and responsibilities at play in technological developments. Prerequisite: CS106A. Elements used in grading: Attendance, class participation, written assignments, coding assignments, and final exam. Cross-listed with Communication (COMM 180), Computer Science (CS 182), Ethics in Society (ETHICSOC 182), Philosophy (PHIL 82), Political Science (POLISCI 182), Public Policy (PUBLPOL 182).

Sections

Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change | LAW 4047 Section 01 Class #31935

  • 4 Units
  • Grading: Law Mand Pass Health Restr credit/Fail
  • 2019-2020 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Exam:
    • Exam format to be determined
  • Exam:
      • Details to come
    • Room: Outside SLS
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
  • Course Category:
    • Intellectual Property & Technology
    • Law and Humanities
    • Law and Social Sciences

Notes: Cross-listed with Communication (COMM 180), Computer Science (CS 182), Ethics in Society (ETHICSOC 182), Philosophy (PHIL 82), Political Science (POLISCI 182), Public Policy (PUBLPOL 182). Meets outside the Law School, Bishop Auditorium.

  • 2019-2020 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
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