DATA C104: Summer 2024 STS Minor Elective

May 31st, 2024  |  Published in Latest news

ethics in data

Human Contexts and Ethics of Data- DATA/History/STS

Jul 17 2024 – Aug 09 2024
 TU, W, TH
 2:00 pm – 3:59 pm
 Dwinelle 145
Class #:15608

Instruction Mode: In-Person Instruction

Class Description:

This course teaches you to use the tools of applied historical thinking and Science, Technology, and Society (STS) to recognize, analyze, and shape the human contexts and ethics of data. It addresses key topics such as doing ethical data science amid shifting definitions of human subjects, consent, and privacy; the changing relationship between data, democracy, and law; the role of data analytics in how corporations and governments provide public goods such as health and security to citizens; sensors, machine learning and artificial intelligence and changing landscapes of labor, industry, and city life. It prepares you to engage as a knowledgeable and responsible citizen and professional in the varied arenas of our datafied world.

For more information regarding this course, please visit the UC Berkeley course catalogue. 

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