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Big Tech Trends Changing the Global Economy

Course number : TC102   
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Big Tech (e.g. Artificial Intelligence, robotics, smart products, social networks, etc.) is creating changes in the structure of global economies. This course examines several industries’  technologies that are causing changes and the future impact of these changes. Topics to be covered include transportation (e.g. smarter and/or autonomous vehicles); education (e.g. use of virtual reality and digital platforms to unbundle the industry); energy (e.g. conversion to solar/wind power and electric vehicles); healthcare  (e.g. collaborative, robotic, and personalized technology); finance (e.g. digital currencies, high-speed trading, blockchains); and e-commerce (e.g. online retailing, next day delivery).

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus

Alex Beavers 



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Registration Closes On
Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 01/20/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/13/2020 - 2/24/2020 Weekly - Mon 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Sarasota, OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus  Map Alex Beavers