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Tantárgy adatlap

Alternative Future Images

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A tantárgy kódja: 7GF20NAV07M
A tantárgy megnevezése (magyarul): Alternative Future Images
A tantárgy neve (angolul): Alternative Future Images
A tanóra száma (Előadás + szeminárium + gyakorlat + egyéb): 90 perc/hét
Kreditérték: 3
A tantárgy meghirdetésének gyakorisága: őszi szemeszter
Az oktatás nyelve: angol
Előtanulmányi kötelezettségek: nincs
A tantárgy típusa: választható
Tantárgyfelelős tanszék: Gazdaságföldrajz, Geoökonómia és Fenntartható Fejlődés Intézet
A tantárgyfelelős neve: Dr. Hideg Éva

A tantárgy szakmai tartalma: In the framework of this course MSc students get familiarity with the issues of alternative future images that can influense the future changes in the technological and socio-economic and global of regional environment of Hungary, the national reflection and responses to these future images and their sub-topic, application in the influence of domestic development and their complex evaluation. The course gives peculiar attention to the issues of emergent technologies and innovations, especially to the issues of artificial intelligence, the internet of things, relation between humans and robots, bio- and nanotechnology and intellectual trends following them. These trends are transhumanism, posthumanism, metamodernism, glocalism and the idea of participatory democracy. To know more about and critically evaluate them can influence the quality of futures literacy of would-be intelligentsia. Futures images and emergent future issues will also be presented by the interpretation of internationally admitted experts using videos that are available at the Internet.

Évközi tanulmányi követelmények: - active participation in the work of every seminar;
- to hold a presentation on one topic chosen freely from literatures given by the teacher (max. 15 ppt slides);
- to make critical remarks to one video seen or paper read chosen freely from literatures given by the teacher (max. 1 page);
- to participate in team work and dialogue;

Vizsgakövetelmény: + making final test exam and performing it above 50%

Az értékelés módszere: The assessment consists of 2 parts as follows as:
- performance of the student during the semester is worth as much as 50%,
- performance in the final test exam is worth as much as 50%.

Tananyag leírása: 1. Future orientation (FO) of human being
2. The meaning of alternative social future models
3-4. Social future models based on ICT
Information and knowledge society
5. AI and Singularity
6-7. Sustainability
8-9. Biotechnology and its social issues - transhumanism, posthumanism
10. Nanotechnology - metamodernizm
11. Open society
12. Onlne scenario building
13. Test exam

Órarendi beosztás: 19.10 - 20.40 on every Monday evening

Kompetencia leírása: Selection of information from very different future issues can develop the students' ability to reveal, interpret and create possible interactions among different building blocks for short, medium and long term futures, and for global, regional and local levels of certain futures issues. They develop their skills in thinking in complex way to shape and evaluate possible future alternatives, to reveal their feasibility by the use of participatory processes, worjkshops based on team work and online methods, especially. The sudents who will finish the course will become skilled stakeholders in shaping and complex valuation of alternative future ideas and in communication of them to the other parts of society who have not participated the future shaping process yet.

Félévközi ellenőrzések: In every seminar the student has to be present and solve some task.

A hallgató egyéni munkával megoldandó feladatai: Making and showing a presentation and making 1 page critical remark in writting.

Szak neve: every MSc specialisation

Irodalomjegyzék:
Kötelező irodalom:

  • Hideg, É., Nováky, E. (2010): Changing Attitudes to the Future in Hungary. Futures 42 (2010) 230–236. doi:10.1016/j.futures.2009.11.008
  • Kaisa Kautto-Koivula and Marita Huhtaniemi: Evolution towards human-centric knowledge society. Can societies learn from global corporations? Conference paper, 2003. p. 38.
  • http://www.friends-partners.org/GLOSAS/Global_University/Global%20University%20System/UNESCO_Chair_Book/Manuscripts/Part_III_Global_E-Learning/Kautto-Koivula/Kautto_web/KauttoD5_web/KauttoD5.htm
  • INFOCOM 2015 - IT infrastructure - The future roadmap. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8kTMV0exLw
  • Future Technology : Use Wifi, 3G and 4G Signals To Power Your Smartphone. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlZRHldM7ok
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNtdnPjRpzI
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAjznAJe5uQ
  • Ray Kurzweil on the Singularity. Available at:
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXVrTCjetLg
  • Ray Kurzweil - A university for the coming singularity TED talks. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNQ2YXG8A_M
  • Diamond, J.: Why societies collapse? Available at:
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IESYMFtLIis
  • or Diamond film, Collapse,
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDHj46rgOms
  • Smarter Energy - Smart metering technology and sustainability. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFn_kDnYC2c – 12 perc
  • Sir John Meurig Thomas: Can Selective Catalysts Deliver Clean Technology and Sustainability? Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llqyHXtmn7s – 48 perc
  • CRISPR technology shortly:
  • Available at: https://www.livescience.com/58790-crispr-explained.html
  • Balázs, E., Dudits, D., Sági, L. ed. (2011): Plain Facts about GMOs. Hungarian White paper. Barabás Zoltán Federation of Biotechnology, Pannonian Plant Biotechnology Association, Szeged. pp.8-17, 105-121. Available at: http://www.pannonbiotech.hu/_upload/editor/book-small_angol-javitott_VEGSO_1_.pdf
  • Biotechnology at the Cutting Edge. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebSWG1QmxnY
  • Biotechnology & Gene Therapy. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrT5BT_7HdI
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STsTUEOqP-g
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTMS9y8OVuY
  • Trippet, D.: Transhumanism: advances in technology could already put evolution into hyperdrive – but should they?
  • March 28, 2018 1.36pm BST Updated March 29, 2018 11.02am BST. Available at:
  • http://theconversation.com/transhumanism-advances-in-technology-could-already-put-evolution-into-hyperdrive-but-should-they-92694
  • Cohen, D.: What does it mean to be posthuman?
  • REVIEW, 8 May 2013
  • Available at: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21829162-400-what-does-it-mean-to-be-posthuman/
  • Eric Drexler: A Radical Future for Nanotechnology. The Futurist, 2013, September-October, pp. 14-20.
  • Daniel Barben, Erik Fisher, Cynthia Selin, and David H. Guston: Anticipatory Governance of Nanotechnology: Foresight, Engagement, and Integration. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/sdn/articles/files/Barben-STS_Handbook-Anticipatory_Governance_Nanotechnology-08.pdf
  • An interview with Eric Dexler: Available at:
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA5gfwY1W7k
  • Nanotech Dreams. Available at:
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKSkbC5nF-k
  • Notes on Metamodernism. Available at: http://www.metamodernism.com/
  • Soros, G. (2000): Open Society. Little, Brown and Company, London, 116-138.
  • Soros and his open society. Available at:
  • lecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncdisau7rBs
  • Hideg, É.: Technology Foresight and Its Contribution to Advancing Participatory Democracy. In: Futures Studies in the Interactive Society (ed: Hideg, É.) Futures Studies Department, Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, 2009. 143-156. pp. http://real.mtak.hu/2118/

Ajánlott irodalom:

  • Robert D. Atkinson, Stephen J. Ezell: Building the Global Innovation Economy. The Futurist, 2013, January-February, pp. 14-20.
  • Robin Hanson: When the Economy Transcends Humanity. The Futurist 2014, January-February, pp. 27-30.
  • Karl Albrecht: The Information Revolution’s Brocken Promises. The Futurist 2014, March-April, pp. 22-28.
  • Patrick Tucker: Learning without Schools: A Contrarian Future. The Futurist, 2014, March-April, pp. 45-48.
  • John M. Eger: Integrated and Innovative: The Future of Regions. The Futurist, 2012, July-August, pp.38-40.
  • Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman: The Individual in a Networked World: Two Scenarios. The Futurist, 2012, July-August, pp.24-27.
  • Chris Carbone – Kristin Nauth: From Smart House to Networked Home. The Futurist, 2012, July-August, pp.29-32.
  • Michael Chorost: A World Wide Mind: The Coming Collective Telempathy. The Futurist, 2012, March-April, pp. 22-26.
  • Ray Kurzwell: How to Make a Mind. The Futurist, 2013, March-April pp.14-17.
  • Irving H. Buchen: Asimov’s Embarrassing Robot: A Futurist Fable. The Futurist, 2013, March-April, pp.18-22.
  • KURZWEIL’s homepage: http://www.kurzweilai.net/
  • http://www.ted.com/speakers/ray_kurzweil.html
  • Green Economy Modelling Report of South Africa. UNEP, 2013. http://www.unep.org/greeneconomy/portals/88/Modelling%20Report%20SA/SAModellingReport.pdf
  • Randall Mayes: Where Will the Century of Biology Lead Us? The Futurist, 2014, May-June, pp. 26-30.
  • Bertalan Meskó: Rx Disruption: Technology Trends in Medicine and Health Care. The Futurist, 2014, May-June, pp. 31-38.
  • Gray Scott: The Neurotechnology Revolution Has Arrived. The Futurist, 2013, September-October, pp. 6-9.
  • Ben J. Novak: The Great Comeback: Bringing a Species Back from Extinction. The Futurist, 2013, September-October, pp. 40-44.
  • Richard W. Samson: Highly Human Jobs. The Futurist, 2013, May-June, pp. 29-35.
  • James H. Lee: Eldering: Aging with Resilience. The Futurist, 2013, January-February, pp.33-38.
  • Richard Eckersley: Whatever Happened to Western Civilization? The Cultural Crisis, 20 Year Later. The Futurist, 2012, November-December, pp. 16-22.
  • Kenneth B. Taylor: In Search of the „Better Angels” of Our Future. The Futurist, 2012, November-December, pp. 23-28.
  • Rolf Jensen: The New Renaissance Is In Our Hands. The Futurist, 2013, September-October, pp. 52-55.
  • Josh Calder: Who Will Be Free? The Battles for Human Rights to 2050. The Futurist, 2012, November-December, pp. 29-32.
  • Leon S. Fuerth, Evan M.H. Faber: Anticipatory Governance: Winning the Future. The Futurist, 2013, July-August, pp. 42-49.
  • https://www.google.hu/search?rlz=1C1GGRV_enHU751HU751&q=green+economyModelling+Report+of+South+Africa.+UNEP%2C+2013.+&oq=green+economyModelling+Report+of+South+Africa.+UNEP%2C+2013.+&gs_l=psy-ab.3...30665.32608.0.34098.5.4.0.0.0.0.167.522.2j2.4.0.dummy_maps_web_fallback...0...1.1.64.psy-ab..2.0.0....0.XgHeV-Lln64
  • IPCC (2014): Summary for Policymakers (p. 33)
  • http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/wg3/
  • http://report.mitigation2014.org/spm/ipcc_wg3_ar5_summary-for-policymakers_approved.pdf
  • Total report: http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/wg3/
  • Video: http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/wg3/
  • WMO: A summary of current climate change findings and figures. 2013. (p. 8)
  • UNEP (2007): GEO4 environment for development, http://www.unep.org/geo/geo4.asp)
  • Rick Docksai: A World without Waste? The Futurist, 2014, March-April, pp. 16-20.
  • Randall Mayes: Where Will the Century of Biology Lead Us? The Futurist, 2014, May-June, pp. 26-30.
  • Bertalan Meskó: Rx Disruption: Technology Trends in Medicine and Health Care. The Futurist, 2014, May-June, pp. 31-38.
  • Gray Scott: The Neurotechnology Revolution Has Arrived. The Futurist, 2013, September-October, pp. 6-9.
  • Ben J. Novak: The Great Comeback: Bringing a Species Back from Extinction. The Futurist, 2013, September-October, pp. 40-44.
  • Richard W. Samson: Highly Human Jobs. The Futurist, 2013, May-June, pp. 29-35.
  • James H. Lee: Eldering: Aging with Resilience. The Futurist, 2013, January-February, pp.33-38.
  • Richard Eckersley: Whatever Happened to Western Civilization? The Cultural Crisis, 20 Year Later. The Futurist, 2012, November-December, pp. 16-22.
  • Kenneth B. Taylor: In Search of the „Better Angels” of Our Future. The Futurist, 2012, November-December, pp. 23-28.
  • Rolf Jensen: The New Renaissance Is In Our Hands. The Futurist, 2013, September-October, pp. 52-55.
  • Josh Calder: Who Will Be Free? The Battles for Human Rights to 2050. The Futurist, 2012, November-December, pp. 29-32.
  • Leon S. Fuerth, Evan M.H. Faber: Anticipatory Governance: Winning the Future. The Futurist, 2013, July-August, pp. 42-49.
Ajánlott irodalmak:
Kötelező irodalmak:

 
A tantárgy oktatói:

Dr. Hideg Éva

Utolsó módosítás: 2018-07-07 16:53:04

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