ICS 131 Social Analysis of Computerization
Class Announcements Page
As noted on
the final for ICS 131 is Friday, December 12,
The format is the same as the midterm and is open notes. Bring a dictionary if you like (electronic or paper).
David F. Redmiles.
PS please remember short summaries due Friday but no more long summaries.
As talked about in class. Click here.
There are no more long summaries / editorials to do.
However, short summaries for articles for weeks 8 and 9 are due in class
(stapled together) on
Tuesday (11/11) is
More papers are
Guest speaker (fun) Friday 11/14.
For discussion in class Wednesday (11/12), bring a personal example of how “ubiquitous” computing technology changed some aspect of your work or play (e.g. calendar programs, party planner on Yahoo, palmtops and handhelds, laptops, GPS, email, and cell phones). Be prepared to tell a positive (beneficial) aspect of your story as well as a negative (detrimental) aspect; either for yourself or as you imagine for others.
Deadline for next batch of writeups! The current topic will finish on 11/14; we return to the rule that narratives and short summaries are due 1 week thereafter. So, the next batch of assignments will be due Friday 11/21 in class.
Discussion sections M, W, F, will be held by Matthew to discuss common problems with the Long Summaries / Editorials.
Also, the assignments are graded and the grades available through EEE.
10/13/03 – Short and Long Summaries
“Long Summary” is just a nickname; this essay is both summary and opinion, see description on course home page.
Also, please copy (or print out) the first 2 pages of each of your additional sources.
Short summaries should be separate pages.
This week’s readings on Privacy are now posted and will be
10/7/03 – No Office Hours
Sorry, no office hours today or Friday; see TA.
Discussion sections will be held Friday (10/3/03), Monday (10/6/03), and Wednesday (10/8) to discuss the “long summary” assignment that will be due one week after finishing the Voting Topic (i.e., due in class 10/17/03).
Also, Matthew has suggested he can give some discussion as time permits to those interested in the mathematics of cryptography and electronic voting.
Redmiles and Nguyen
9/26/03 - Welcome to class!