This course deals with the patterns and forms of surveillance in late modernity (police, population registers, human resource departments, customer programs, monitoring, market analysis, social media).
In a blended learning environment (7 classes, 5 online lessons), participants are learning how to deal with theoretical concepts and archival reality checks (both digital and analogue) and are writing a scientific contribution to the history of technology of the knowledge society.
A detailed program and course materials will be made available during the semester on www.tg.ethz.ch.
Prerequisites / Notice
We recommend the course for students who have participated in the history of technology WebClass.
Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)