Trends in 21ST Century Technology is a fun and interesting course designed to engage you in the discovery of gadgets, software, and artificial intelligence systems that are changing our lives. Through course readings, videos, on-line learning, and class discussions, you will be introduced to incredible life-like robots, capsule-size cameras, clever household gadgets, digital fashion and more! You will learn how to adopt perspectives of various devices through the creation of a SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats). At the end of the course, you will be able to present to the class your SWOT Analysis of your chosen technology. You will have access to a course website for reading and downloading course materials. No textbook is required; only an open mind and desire to learn something new! Lecture (plus questions). Facilitated Discussion. Viewing Videos.