General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Digital Revolution in Science
Language English
Module lecturer Karol Bartkiewicz
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position Professor
Faculty Faculty of Physics
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 30
USOS code 18-DRS-23las2en


Module aim (aims)

The aim of the module is to develop in students/students knowledge and skills related to the acquisition and analysis of the possibilities of modern IT solutions in the context of civilization.


Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)


What are the capabilities of our computers and their networks?




How to read a paper about quantum informatics?




What is machine learning and what are it’s advantages and disadvantages?




Digital currencies

Reading list

Dirk Helbing, Thinking Ahead - Essays on Big Data, Digital Revolution, and Participatory Market Society, Springer 2015.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Dan Kahan, Dietram A. Scheufele, The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication, Oxford University Press, 2017.

Annette Leßmöllmann, Marcelo Dascal, Thomas Gloning, Science Communication, De Gruyter 2019.

Melissa Zimdars, Kembrew Mcleod, Fake News: Understanding Media and Misinformation in the Digital Age, MIT Press 2020.