1st Yr Seminar – Standard of Living

This week in the first year IDEAS seminar we discussed themes across the semester and ideas with which we struggled. One which stood out in our discussion was the standard of living gap.

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Question 1: Is technology increasing or decreasing the standard of living gap?
Question 2: Should technology be used to decrease the gap in standards of living? Can it?
Question 3: Should technology be used for the collective good? How?

1st Yr Seminar – the Brooklyn Bridge

This week in the first year seminar we watched a documentary on the Brooklyn Bridge and discussed its role in society.

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Question 1: What is the world’s most durable monument?
Question 2: Why does the Brooklyn bridge resonate with us?
Question 3: Do we have great symbols of technology anymore?
Question 4: Why do we need symbols of technology?