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    Rory Solomon
    Director and Assistant Professor of Code as a Liberal Art
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    All students in the minor take Code as a Liberal Art, which provides an introduction to basic coding skills through a series of projects and examines how coding and computational thinking intersect with different disciplines and creative practices. Students can then choose among a number of rotating electives at Lang and Parsons. Recent courses include:

    • As software and digital machinery continue to mediate ever more aspects of human activity and the natural world, the majority of computer code driving these circulations remains hidden from public view: protected by proprietary software regimes and “black boxed” systems. This course will examine the...

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    • The internet, like many technologies, is often claimed to possess the power to collapse time and space. As emphasis is placed on the capacity of communication networks to erase distance, the physicality of the internet itself tends to disappear from public view and public concern. At the same time, ...

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    • This course provides a basic introduction to programming for liberal arts students with no previous experience. It includes an introduction to the history and philosophy of computation, an engagement with critical approaches to assessing the social impact of computation, an introduction to the philo...

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  • Learn from and work with faculty mentors from a variety of disciplines who are academic scholars and creative practitioners.

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