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851-0549-13L  Inside Computers. The History of Digital Societies Since 1950s

SemesterSpring Semester 2016
LecturersD. Gugerli
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentParticularly suitable for students of MAVT, ITET, INFK, BAUG, HEST, ARCH, MATL


AbstractSince the second half of the 20th century, the world has been put into the computer. This lecture offers problem oriented insights into this sociotechnical process of translation.
ObjectiveStudents become familiar with the mutual interdependence of social and technological change that characterises the history of computing. The teacher is testing his approach.
Lecture notesDie Unterrichtsmaterialien (Reader) werden zu Beginn des Semesters auf www.tg.ethz.ch zugänglich gemacht.