The Digital Revolution course takes the learner through a journey of reflecting on the background, core elements and implications of digital technologies with real life examples from everyday life and work.
This holistic approach emphasises that technology evolution has been dependent on multiple interconnected advances- preparing the student to comprehend the latest emerging technologies. More specifically, at the end of this course, the learner will be able to:
Understand the basics of what computers are, how they operate, what their main components are, and the impact of advancements in hardware technology
Understand the basics of coding languages, software, and applications as they impart logic to machine, while providing an interface for humans
Visualise the evolution of computer networks, from home and office networks, to the internet, to cloud computing and beyond
Understand, based on these foundations, how the digital revolution has set the stage for big data, AI, and other emerging technologies that were only theorised before.