691: Social Informatics
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Spring 2006

Meets Tuesday 5:30 to 8:10
in CRT 203.

This is a course offered in the School of Information Studies of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. See the Schedule page for a week by week guide, and the Policy page for course policy.

Official Description: A seminar course exploring the relationship between information technology and social change. A broad variety of topics are covered. These include virtual communities and life online, information technology policy, the culture of technological enthusiasts and the challenges of digital rights management systems

Instructor: Thomas Haigh (home page) Email: thaigh@acm.org
Bolton Hall, room 582. Phone x6840 (email is generally better).

Office Hours: Tuesday, 3:30-5:00 pm & Wednesday 3:30-5:00 pm

The before and after of computer use, as seen in the early 1980s

From Platt, Charles with David Langford, Micromania: The Whole Truth About Home Computers, Sphere Books, 1984.

Page copyright Thomas Haigh -- email thaigh@computer.org.    Home: www.tomandmaria.com/tom. Updated 02/02/2006.