University of Calgary

EVDS 402 - Design, Digital Technology and the Built Environment - Winter 2021

An introduction to the fundamental principles underlying modern digital technology-based systems, from a design of the built environment perspective. Topics include The Attention Economy, Big Data, Surveillance Capitalism, Ambient Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Opaque and Transparent Algorithms, Biocreepiness, and Systems Thinking. No specific technical background is required. Participants will complete a design project on a topic of personal interest.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


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