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Session 6

Global Impact

Computing has a global impact. Computation has changed the way people think, work, live, and play. Our methods for communicating, collaborating, problem-solving, and doing business have changed and are changing due to innovations enabled by computing. Many innovations in other fields are fostered by advances in computing.  Computational approaches lead to new understandings, new discoveries, and new disciplines. Students in this course become familiar with many ways in which computing enables innovation, and they analyze the potential benefits and harmful effects of computing in a number of contexts.

    Essential Questions:
1. How does computing enhance human communication, interaction, and cognition?
2. How does computing enable innovation?
3. What are some potential beneficial and harmful effects of computing?
4. How do economic, social, and cultural context influence innovation and the use of computing?



Welcome and agenda overview


Forms: Please take a moment to fill out the necessary forms to receive stipend.


Big Idea: Global Impact 

Cybersecurity/Personal Privacy

  • Read Tim Cook's letter to his customers and discuss the questions below. 
  • Save the other resources for later viewing/reading

- Tim Cook Letter

- How the internet works playlist 

-Cryptography and the iPhone

-Apple can comply with FBI - blog

  • What should Apple do? 
  • What is more important, personal security or national security?
  • What do you think our forefathers would have said about it?

 Today's choice is Sushi


Final Project feedback

  • We will help you form a small group
  • You will review each other's Final Projects (in whatever state it is currently in) 
  • Each project will be given feedback using the critical friends protocol
  • With the remaining time consider what changes you will make based on the feedback you received 

Critical Friends Protocol


  • Please fill out both evaluations if you have not done so already.

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