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3. Explore Technology's Role in Current Events
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Activists Use Social Media to Create a Movement
Discover how digital tools allow people all over the world to connect with others to coordinate social change.
Citizen Journalism: How Technology has Changed Reporting on Current Events
Learn how technology communicates news events in real time and gives everyday citizens the opportunity to participate in journalism.
How Technology Has Changed Entertainment
Explore how technology is changing the way people consume entertainment and how it is produced and delivered.
Technology and Natural Disasters
Learn about how technological advances are helping to reduce the dangerous impacts of natural disasters.
How Technology Affects Jobs and Work
Discover how advances in technology and automation affect the workforce and availability of jobs for human employees.
Social Media and Politics
Learn about how social media is used by politicians and voters to participate in political discussions.
When Tech Takes the Wheel: Self-Driving Cars
Explore self-driving cars and the exciting possibilities and ethical dilemmas associated with the technology.
The Technology of Terrorism
Learn about how technology can be used to spread terrorist agendas and why it is difficult to control online terrorist activities without interfering with free speech laws.
Politics, Protest, and Power: Social Media and Revolution
Discover how technology played an important role in the Arab Spring social movement.
Social Media and Gender Equality
Learn how social media can be used as a platform to raise awareness of gender inequality issues.