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Which Side of History? How Technology Is Reshaping Democracy and Our Lives (COMM 159)


Technology, with its 24/7 influence on our lives, has transformed our entire society. This course, led by James Steyer, founder and CEO of Common Sense Media, will examine a number of critical issues: How can we hold tech platforms accountable? How do we protect the privacy of consumers? How can we ensure the mental health of our society? Guest speakers-including Hillary Clinton, Cory Booker, Sacha Baron Cohen, Reid Hoffman, and Julie Lythcott-Haims-will bring a unique perspective on the remarkable impact of technology on our lives.