CS 345 Cyberculture: The Internet and Popular Culture
Study of the effect of computers and the internet on popular culture. Graduates of the course will become more intelligent and successful users of the Internet, understand how the internet works, be aware of the wide variety of applications that exist on the internet, and will understand the primary principles that underlie the success the Internet has had in changing popular culture. Typical topics will include history and technologies of the web, social networks, the long tail in business and culture, the power of groups, user generated content, complex systems, virtual worlds and the power of search.
Sophomore Inquiry: Popular Culture (UNST 254).