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Presentation of Essay 1, Understanding the Technical World

Your assignment is to choose a recent (max 1 year old) news story in a popular national or international news source concerning novel technology. You have to read the news article and prepare an analytical in-class presentation that you will give.

The presentation should focus on:

  1. summarise the article (±5 minutes)
  2. evaluate the news story from technical, rhetorical and sociological points of view (±5 minutes)
  3. include the merit and shortcomings the story has and the possible impact the topic in the article have on society (±5 minutes)
  4. You should close your presentation with an outlook into the future and with the ideation of new use-cases for this technology. (±5 minutes)

The overall presentation (±20 minutes) should be followed by q&a and discussion (±10 minutes) that the presenter will moderate.

Presentation Dates

SUN, 10-01-17

Student 1 Raitis White Roadways as a Tool to Mitigate the Urban Heat Island Effect
Student 2 Vitoria Neural Bypass

SUN, 10-08-17

Student 3 Kristopher A Future with LIGO
Student 4 Grace An Evaluation of SpaceVR’s VR Enabled Robots
Student 5 Al Reem Solar Filter

SUN, 10-15-17

Student 6 Alemayehu CubeSats: Tiny Payloads, Huge Benefits for Space Research

SUN, 10-22-17

Student 7 Junior Fish me if you can
Student 8 Barkin Analyzing the Implantation of Microchips into Workers' Bodies
Student 9 Fathur Here One: Here, You Listen
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