CSCI0020

(Formerly CS002)

The Digital World

Instructor(s):
Course Home Page:
https://cs.brown.edu/courses/csci0020/
Location:Metcalf Auditorium
Meeting Time:H: TTh 9:00-10:20
Exam Group:13-DEC-2017 Exam Time: 02:00:00 PM Exam Group: 08
Semester:1 (Fall)
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Every year


Description

Removes the mystery surrounding computers and the ever-growing digital world. Introduces a range of topics and many aspects of multimedia, along with explanations of the underlying digital technology and its relevance to our society. Other topics include artificial intelligence, IT security, ethics and the economics of computing as well as the effects of its pervasiveness in today's world. Introductory programming and analytic skills are developed through HTML, Photoshop, Excel and Python assignments. CSCI0020 is a good introduction to a wide range of CS topics that have broad relevance in our society. No prerequisites. Cannot be taken to fulfill CS Concentration.

Not for CS concentrators.

CRN: 16182