As the era of Web 2.0 came to dominate, so too did tech companies’ influence on our lives. Our preferences, beliefs, and choices can now all be swayed by the complex algorithms created in the information era. What are the upsides to the growth in the data economy? Is there a point when convenience for the economy becomes inconvenient for humanity?
How does tech affect us? How does it shape who we are?
With the bounds of AI and other technology being pushed further each day, what will our collective future look like?
Examine new ways to think about work in light of the changes prompted by the pandemic.
Examine the way race interacts with structures of power, and how systemic racism manifests itself in institutions and our daily lives.