DMA 161: Network Media - Fall 2020



SCHEDULE

WEEK 1: HELLO, WORLD

T 10/6
Intros
Orienting & Grounding
DEMO: Discord
Th 10/8
DEMO: Glitch
DISCUSSION: What is the internet?

WEEK 2: MEMETIC WARFARE (Feels Bad, Man)

T 10/13
PROJECT 1 OVERVIEW: Personal Home Page
WORKSHOP: HTML
DUE: Mission Report: What is the internet?
Th 10/15
DISCUSSION: Memes
FACILITATORS: Ivana, Ivy, Gwydion

MATERIALS:


WEEK 3: SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM

T 10/20
WORKSHOP: CSS & CSS Selectors & Units
DUE: Mission Report: WHAT IS A MEME?
Th 10/22
DISCUSSION: Remote Control
FACILITATORS: Tina, Natasha, Justin

MATERIALS:


WEEK 4: ALGORITHMS OF OPPRESSION

T 10/27
WORKSHOP: Editing Glitch Locally + Intro to Javascript
DUE: Mission Report: If Surveillance Capitalism goes on, what will the internet be like?
DUE: Project 1: Concept & References
Th 10/29
DISCUSSION: Bias
FACILITATORS: Alice, Wonho, Neeku

MATERIALS:

  • Safiya Noble, Algorithms of Oppression (Selections)
  • and/or
  • Ruha Benjamin, Race After Technology (Intro)

WEEK 5: PERSONAL HOME PAGE (PROJECT PRESENTATIONS)

T 11/3
PRESENTATIONS: Project 1
Th 11/5
GUEST: Xin Xin & Yaqing Wen, Togethernet
RECOMMENDED READING: Building Consentful Tech

WEEK 6: WHAT NEXT? WHAT NOW?

T 11/10
LECTURE: Inclusive Experience Design
WORKSHOP: Wireframes + Mockups
Individual Check-in's with Chris & Tristan
DUE: Mission Report: CAN THE INTERNET BE NEUTRAL?
Th 11/12
PROJECT 2: COMMUNITY (Intro & Group Assignment) DISCUSSION: Fan page
FACILITATORS: Hana, Casey, Christina

MATERIALS:


WEEK 6: MUTUAL AID: NETWORKS FOR SURVIVAL

T 11/17
WORKSHOP: CSS Layout Revisited
DUE: Mission Report
Th 11/19
DISCUSSION: Designing for Resilience
FACILITATORS: Rachel, Kiana, Jose

MATERIALS:


WEEK 8: DESIGN IS NOT NEUTRAL

T 11/24
WORKSHOP: Javascript Revisited
PROJECT 2 Peer Reviews
DUE: Mission Report
Th 11/26
DISCUSSION: Abolition + Liberation Tech
FACILITATORS: Vincent, Emma, Stephan

MATERIALS:


WEEK 9: TECHNOLOGIES OF RESPECT

T 12/1
Project 2 Peer Reviews cont'd
DUE: Mission Report
Th 12/3
DISCUSSION: Rework/Rebuild
FACILITATORS: Jennie, Josephine, Ariana

MATERIALS:


WEEK 10: FINAL PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

T 12/8
Project 2 Presentations
DUE: Mission Report
Th 12/10
Project 2 Presentations Cont'd

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