HST 404 Computing and Capitalism

This course is an advanced study of issues that arise at the intersection of computing and capitalism. It includes topics such as: the sources of technological innovation in advanced economies; the role of computing in the continuing evolution of capitalism; the ways in which capitalism impacts the development of computing technologies; the properties of computing and capitalism and their interrelationships. It will also explore themes central to life in capitalist countries, such as freedom, surveillance, privacy, and the individual.




HST 120 or HSS 371


Science and Technology Studies Program

Typically Offered Periods

Spring Semester