STV 305: Technology, Society and the Modern City—Winter 2023!

Thursday, September 22, 2022

How did the technology of modern city life arise?  How does it all fit together? What is to come?

Join your fellow students in STV 305 in Winter 2023 to discuss and explore!

Prereq: Level 3A or later, or a previous STV course, or permission of the instructor: Cameron Shelley (

Poster showing a city and a description of STV 305.

STV 305: Technology, Society and the Modern City.

Winter 2023, evenings 6:30 to 9:20pm.

"But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time." Patrick Geddes.

Open to all urbanites! Small class size! Lots of civilized discussion! No technical knowledge required! List CSE A & C elective!

Prerequisite: 3A+ and a prevous STV course, or permission of the instructor.

Topics: Architecture, cars, city brains, communications, energy, fairness, lighting, pollution, railways, sanitation, security, smart cities, suburbs, surveillance, sustainability, transportation, urban planning.