In this assessment, you will research and compose a 1,200 to 1,500-word essay on weekly topics covered that uses data, and critical theory, to support argument or subvert existing public opinion.
Topics covered will include:
The Quantified Self
Gaming Data & Metrics
In 2015, Evgeny Morozov described platform capitalists as “parasitic: feeding off existing social and economic relations”. Is the negativity of this view justified?
Does hacker subculture contribute to social progress? Answer with reference to hacker ethics.