This course offers historical and cultural perspectives on topics such as artificial intelligence, automation, climate change, cyber currency, and on-line communication. An ad says that “Talking to Siri is an easier, faster way to get things done.” Is that true? The course is an opportunity to understand and discuss current and emerging economic trends and what they mean for us as a culture. While life and the marketplace have changed, we offers easy ways to access new approaches to living. Both instructors were adjunct professors at UNM’s Anderson School of Management.