RCSSCI 379 - History of Computers and the Internet
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: RC Social Sciences (RCSSCI)
Department: LSA Residential College
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Advisory Prerequisites:
Junior standing. Familiarity with computer concepts helpful but not required.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Development, use, and impact of computers from the ancient world to the present. Focus on social, political, and cultural context of post-1939 digital computers and computer networks. Relevant to anyone interested in the history, politics, and culture of technology. Nontechnical.

RCSSCI 379 - History of Computers and the Internet
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
47146
Open
28
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
47148
Open
10
 
-
Th 5:30PM - 6:30PM
003 (DIS)
P
47150
Open
22
 
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Th 7:00PM - 8:00PM
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ISBN: 0813342651
Computer : a history of the information machine, Author: Martin Campbell-Kelly and William Aspray, Publisher: Westview Press 2. ed. 2004
Required
ISBN: 9780226817415
From counterculture to cyberculture : Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the rise of digital utopianism, Author: Fred Turner., Publisher: University of Chicago Press 2006
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780262011723
Inventing the Internet, Author: Abbate, Janet., Publisher: MIT Press 1999
Required
ISBN: 026253262X
From airline reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog : a history of the software industry, Author: Martin Campbell-Kelly., Publisher: MIT Press 1. MIT Pre 2004
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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