Readings for Intro to IST
Week 1 Introduction
This week provides a course
introduction but no readings
In this week, we will look at the
history of automated means to model the natural world.
There are readings.
This week we look at how automated
devices help count and compute.
In this week, we look at managing
information historically and currently.
In this section, we look at the history
and current technology of telecommunication
We look at the impact of computing on
security issues and personal privacy.
We look at the history, implementation
and impact of automated media.
This unit looks at how information
technology has changed the approach
to operations of organizations and other complex problems.
In this unit, we look at how both
natural and artificial intelligence works.
This section looks at the theory behind
computing and thinking from many different angles
We look at robots and the various
technologies that exist and are needed to make people's dreams about
This thread considers the development
of electronic games and the corresponding development of computer
This thread looks at how the future of
technology will treat us.
Please read the first reading
before class on Friday, 4/29.