The Impact of AI decal is a small, discussion-based class with readings and short writing assignments centered around the social, political, judicial, and economic impact of artificial intelligence. The two main objectives of this course is fbr students to Become conversant in the implications of AI on the world we live in and recognize the interconnectedness of the various economic, societal, and ethical challenges facing AI.
The discussions in the course are guided by the lectures and assigned readings each week. All majors are welcome to apply because AI is fundamentally about building tools for people to use which leads to intersections with many other disciplines, making cross-field conversations important. The essays assigned throughout the semester are created to allows students to individually ponder and respond to tough questions.
There is a quiz at te beginning of each lecture each week. Each quiz will be centered around the lecture content from the previous week and the assigned readings. There will be four writing assignments throughout the semester; however, students only have to complete their choice of three. Each assignment is a short essay, two pages double-spaced. The writing assignments should be a reflection of the previous few weeks of content, relating two topics. The attendence policy is that each student has one free absence, and one additional absence can be made up by doing all four writing assignments. The grading breakdown is 40% quizzes and 20% for each writing assignment.
Enrollment decisions will be sent out during the weekend of February 1st.
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|Section 1||Adithyan Sujithkumar, Suryaprakash Vengadesan||35||224 Wheeler||[Tu] 6:00PM-8:00PM||2/11/20||Open||--||--|