Fall semester, 2020-2021


Course taught by Dr. Nir Grinberg

Ben-Gurion University, Israel

Learn how data & science can serve society!

Information systems and algorithms are now shaping the human experience more than ever before – from the birth of a child to the most pivotal moments in society. The course will introduce students to the computational methods and tools needed in order to draw meaningful insights from “Big Data” and present a critical – yet constructive – perspective about the gravity of algorithms and information systems in online social settings.


Class objectives

Course Description

Information systems and algorithms are now shaping…


Week-by-week plan and readings

Formal requirements

Participation, reading responses, presentation, and project.


Rule of the road for remote learning and participation.


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