Tag: sociology

Machine intelligence makes human morals more important | Zeynep Tufekci

So, I started my first job as a computer programmer in my very first year of college — basically, as a teenager. Soon after I started working, writing software in a company, a manager who worked at the company came down to where I was, and he whispered to me, “Can he tell if I’m […]

Human Sexuality is Complicated…

Good morning, John. Today we plumb the depths of the marvelously complex human. But, first allow me to acknowledge that I am not a sociologist. I am also a straight, white man who doesn’t have to worry about a lot of the hate that a lot of other people do have to worry about. But, […]

Statistical Methodology in the Social Sciences 2017: Session 3

There we go.>>So we have three more talks, and some people asked about this. This is the most attended this conference has been, this is the third, and it will continue. So next year around this time, it’ll be on a Friday within a week or two of this time. And I will say that […]

Why we’re unhappy — the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt

Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I remember being shocked the first few times I went to Africa. I was shocked when I met a one-legged taxi driver in Kenya. I was shocked when I met Sonia, an orphan schoolgirl in Rwanda. And I was shocked when I met a disabled subsistence farmer in Mozambique. What […]

ECU THCAS “Your Major Matters” – African and African American Studies

Founded in 2007, the African and African-American Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary degree that provides an understanding of the history of African people and their socio-political religious and economic backgrounds. I’ve been working with the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center since my junior year as the programming chair for the culture board and basically it’s a […]

Why Did You Major in Gender Studies? | Q&A

Hey friends. So I posted a video the other day saying that I wanted to do a Q&A and I asked you guys for questions and on top of receiving a lot of questions I also got a lot of comments on the dress I was wearing so thanks for the ego boost, I guess? […]

Welcome to the Department of Medical Social Sciences

Welcome to our department. Our world-class faculty are working to transform medicine by using social science methods to improve health and healthcare delivery. Our goal is to identify the underlying mechanisms of vulnerability to disease as early as possible in development, even before birth. And by understanding these mechanisms, we developed innovative approaches for treatment […]

Internationalisation at the School of Social Sciences

[MUSIC PLAYING] Internationalisation runs right throughout our teaching and research here in the school. Our courses have a global outlook, and this enables our students to be prepared for the world today. Many of our courses also offer students the opportunity to study abroad. This can be through Erasmus exchange or an international exchange. This […]