New technologies allow us change the way we understand our society, rise to the challenges we face and improve the life of the citizens. Nevertheless, we should acknowledge that smart technologies call for smart individuals that apply the technology in the right way. Therefore, XXI century citizens and professionals must comprehend how to create value through them, discern which to apply in order to meet the desired goals and analyze the implications for the people involved.
This course aims to create a safe space for dialogue around smart technologies, their application and implications. For that purpose, we will explore the fundamental methodologies that help us create value, we will learn from real examples and we will develop a project to solve a problem we face as society.