Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.

Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.

Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.

Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.

How should we control the development of technology?

How should we control the development of technology?

Technology must be harnessed for the good of humanity and the planet.

Technology must be harnessed for the good of humanity and the planet.

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Social Media in the Middle East



Digital Empowerment and Socio-Political Stability

June 12, 2018
AUTHOR: Christine Perakslis
FILED UNDER: Last Word, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

Social media (SM) usage is increasing across the globe. Of the 7.6 billion people populating earth, 4 billion are believed to be Internet users. Over 3 billion are SM users, representing over 40% global penetration.

President’s Message – Operationalizing SSIT’s 5 Pillars

AUTHOR: Paul Cunningham
FILED UNDER: Magazine Articles, President's Message, Societal Impact

SSIT Pillar 4 is dedicated to Societal Impact of Technology. Pillar 4 focuses on highlighting and supporting the development of technologies that incorporate the principles of safety, security, and privacy by design.

500 Years Later: Doors and Disputations

May 12, 2018
AUTHOR: Christine Perakslis
FILED UNDER: Entries, Human Impacts, Last Word, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

Our authors nail rich scholarship to our portal, thus inviting healthy disputation. In this issue, we considered the value of a mesh of connective vehicles used to overcome the digital divide.

 

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CALL FOR PAPERS – ISTAS 2018

June 12, 2018
AUTHOR: Greg Adamson
FILED UNDER: Blog Posts, Societal Impact

We welcome proposals for papers, parallel panel and workshop sessions focused on the relationship between technology, policy and social issues ranging from the economic and ethical to the cultural and environmental.