Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.
Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.
How should we control the development of technology?
Technology must be harnessed for the good of humanity and the planet.
From Good Ideas to Practical Solutions
How do we ensure that tools such as machine learning do not displace important social values? Evaluating the appropriateness of an algorithm requires understanding the domain space in which it will operate.
FILED UNDER: Entries, Human Impacts, Last Word, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
As a community, we aim to develop and deploy practical technological solutions that are of benefit to individuals and society. With participation-based methods, we no longer prescribe solutions, but rather co-construct.
FILED UNDER: Entries, Environment, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Societal Impact
This month I will briefly discuss the work of the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee, which I have the honor to chair this year.
Portal says that privacy is “built into every layer.” Despite the company’s reassurances about privacy, users are backing away.