Schedule

1/16
In Class: Syllabus review, course introduction

1/18
Read: Hicks - "When did the fire start?" (11-26)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

1/23
Read: Mullaney - "Your Computer is on Fire" (3-8)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

1/25
Read: "Skills Will Not Set You Free" (297-312)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

1/30
Read: "Your AI is a Human" (51-67)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

2/1
Lab Session: Generative AI

2/2
Lab Report due by 5:00pm

2/6
Read: "Platforms are Infrastructures on Fire" (313-326)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

2/8
Read: "Platforms are Infrastructures on Fire" (326-336)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

2/13
Read: "Source Code Isn't" (273-286)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

2/15
Read: "Source Code Isn't" (286-295)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

2/20
Read: "You can't make games about much" (231-236)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

2/22
Read: "You can't make games about much" (236-249)
In Class: Finish Wardrip-Fruin discussion

2/27
Lab Session: Making Games with Flick, Tiny Choice, and Bitsy

2/28
Lab Report due by 5:00pm

2/29
In Class: All students should come to class with a book, article, game, show, film, or some other object that is related to our class discussions. Students should be prepared to share what they've brought and help lead a discussion about it.

3/5
MIDTERM REVIEW SESSION
Read: Your notes
In Class: Review session

3/7
MIDTERM EXAM


3/12-3/14
NO CLASS - SPRING BREAK

3/19
Read: "Typing is Dead" (337-350)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

3/21
Read: "Typing is Dead" (350-360)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

3/26
Read: "Broken is Word" (213-230)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

3/28
Lab Session: Programming without English

3/29
Lab Report due by 5:00pm

4/2
Read: "Siri Disciplines" (179-197)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

4/4
Read: "Gender is a Corporate Tool" (159-170)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

4/9
Read: "The Cloud is a Factory" (29-38)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

4/11
Read: "The Cloud is a Factory" (38-49)
In Class: Lecture and reading discussion

4/16
NO CLASS

4/18
Read: TBA
In Class: Guest lecturer/workshop

4/19
R-CADE Symposium - attendance mandatory
All students are required to attend one panel during the R-CADE symposium

4/23
In Class: Recap of R-CADE and discussion of R-CADE reports

4/24
R-CADE Report Due by 5:00pm

4/25
Read: Your notes
In Class: Final exam review and prep

FINAL EXAM: MAY 2, 8:00-11:00AM