“There is no more powerful force to change every institution than the first generation of digital natives. The world, including business, will hinge on a new set of principles” Don Tapscott
“The internet as a noun has become the internet as a verb. It has become a set of conversations. An era in which user-generated content and social networks became the dominant phenomenon” Philip Evans
“The self as we once knew it no longer exists, and I think that an abstract, digital universe has become part of our identity” Abha Dawesar
“Technology is the seventh kingdom of life. And we have a moral obligation to invent technology so that every person on the globe has the potential to realize their true difference”Kevin Kelly
“If you don’t treat humans as special, if you don’t create some special zones for humans – especially when you are designing [or integrating] technology – you’ll end up dehumanizing the world. And what we have done in the last decade is give information [and data] more rights than are given to people” Jaron Lanier
“The greatest task before civilisation at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men” Havelock Elis
Just a quick announcement to welcome you to the course. My name is Jason Harding. I am the Primary Convenor for this course and will also be your Lecturer.
This course is focused on technology. And you. In a few different ways.
It is focused on the evolving relationship...