Schedule (Provisional)

Week 1 – Icarus’s Parachute: The Technological Imagination

Wednesday 9/9


Week 2 – Thinking the Significance of Technology

Monday 9/14

Wednesday 9/16


Week 3 – War Machines: Post-War Technological Imagination

Monday 9/21

Wednesday 9/23


Week 4 – Marshall McLuhan: The Primacy of Mediation

Monday 9/28

Wednesday 9/30


Week 5 – Imagining, Reading the Laws of the Technium

Monday 10/05

Wednesday 10/07


Week 6 – Hypertext, Cyberspace and “New Media”

Monday 10/12

Wednesday 10/14


Week 7 – Interfaces, Cyberspaces

Monday 10/19

Wednesday 10/21


Week 8 – New Social Operating Systems

Monday 10/26

Wednesday 10/28


Week 9 – Mediations of Cyberspace

Monday 11/02

Wednesday 11/04


Week 10 – The Attention Economy

Monday 11/09

Wednesday 11/11

  • NO CLASS: Holiday

Week 11 – New Digital Economies

Monday 11/16

Wednesday 11/18

  • View: Tetrad Projects

Week 12 – The Computational Imagination?

Monday 11/23

Wednesday 11/25

  • NO CLASS: Holiday

Week 13 – New Technological Vistas: Personhood & Creativity

Monday 11/30

Wednesday 12/2


Week 14 – New Technological Vistas: Democracy & Prosperity

Monday 12/7

Wednesday 12/9

  • No Reading: Planning Session

Week 15 – Icarusian Parachutes: Imagining Technological Experience

Monday 12/14

  • Sharing Session 1

Wednesday 12/16

  • Sharing Session 2
  • Evaluations & Farewell