Embed your analytical and innovative thinking skill set to unpack the sometimes obvious, sometimes subtle ways in which technology is shaping our work, relationships, health, communications, and our very selves.

Examine the plethora of ethical issues around privacy and surveillance, human rights, equity and security thrown up by the use of data harvesting by private corporations and governments. 

Develop strong verbal and written communication skills to create policy needed to protect human rights, social equity and security now and in the future.

The study of ethics and technology is multi-disciplinary and includes philosophy, sociology, and politics.

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