MIT STS.069 Technology in a Dangerous World, Fall 2002
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MIT STS.069 Technology in a Dangerous World, Fall 2002

Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world.
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Published 3/2010
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MIT STS.069 Technology in a Dangerous World, Fall 2002
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Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world. Starting point is connection between technology and terrorism. Subject also explores how a human-built world can foster insecurity and danger, and how human beings respond. Many invited guests help develop a strong interdisciplinary approach (science, engineering, social science, humanities). Topics include technological risk and remediation, sociotechnical systems, imagination of disaster, technology and identity, technology and religion, technology and education, and technology and trust. Written and oral assignments and a final project required. Service-learning proposals and web-based presentations, in addition to written work, may be considered for the final project by the instructor.

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Hugh Gusterson, center for International Studies (CIS) and Department of Anthropology
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Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world.
Hugh Gusterson, center for International Studies (CIS) and Department of Anthropology
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Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world.
David Mindell, Science, Technology and Society Program
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Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world.
Abdul Hameed Toor, Visiting Scholar, Center for International Studies (CIS)
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Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world.
Kendall Hoyt, graduate student, Science, Technology and Society Program
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