We spent the period looking at the large, culminating task you’ll be completing for this course. Here is the paperwork:
You brainstormed a bunch of things that interest you then questions associated with each of those interests. Many of you have rich questions that you’ll be able to perform research to try to answer.
I also handed out the following optional computer simulation task. You have a couple of weeks to complete it if you wish (due on June 3rd):
On Tuesday we talked about bias. We’ll be revisiting that topic in the context of some questions you write. In the meantime here are some of the types of bias (there are more):