Designing Liberation Technologies
Last offered in 2009-2010
Small project teams will work with selected NGOs to design new technologies for promoting development and democracy. They will conduct observations to identify needs, generate concepts, create prototypes, and test their appropriateness. Some projects may continue past the quarter towards full-scale implementation. Taught through the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (d.school.stanford.edu). Enrollment limited, by consent of instructors (applications will be required). (Same as CS 379L and POLISCI 337T).