Broader impact of software
It's worth understanding what happens to the world as software permeates every part of our lives and work.
How to think about the implications of software eating the world. In particular, how software favors systems that are loosely coupled and iterative rather than centralized and planned.
How AI could inadvertently kill humanity.
In depth article by Bret Victor on what (software) technologists can do to help one of the key problems of our generation. Important because it's easy to think that as a software person, you can't help because software is an adjacent industry, or that the problems are too much of a black box.