Outline 4-1RL 3, Last One, due on Wed., April 3FR 3, Turning Observations into Usable Data, due April 10---The Digitally Mediated Self What does it mean for us as individuals that we increasingly interact with others through digital media and in relationships structured through artificial intelligence? Are we entering a new era of change in the nature of selves as algorithms, screens, platforms, templates present themselves as the others we must relate to? oDoes the medium of interaction alter our understandings of who we are, since we don’t really know about the reliability of the digital other!!Is the digital other a different kind of influence over our identities and behaviors from real time and “corporeal” or embodied relationships with humans?oNew documentary: SWIPED – effects of dating apps, Tinder, Bumble, OK Cupid, Grindr on ways individuals pursue relationships and think about romantic and sexual partners. Are they changing the place of sex in relationships?