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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Virtual Reality: Ethical Challenges and Dangers

January 14, 2019
AUTHOR: Ben Kenwright
FILED UNDER: Editorial & Opinion, Entries, Ethics, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

As VR has hit the mainstream, much debate has arisen over its ethical complexities. Traditional moral responsibilities do not always translate to the digital world. One aspect we argue is essential to ethical responsibility for virtual reality is that VR solutions must integrate ethical analysis into the design process, and practice dissemination of best practices.

Implantable Technology

January 3, 2019

Many recent advances in implantable devices not so long ago would have been strictly in the domain of science fiction. At the same time, the public remains mystified, if not conflicted about implantable technologies. Rising awareness about social issues related to implantable devices requires further exploration.

SSIT Launches New Publication: Transactions on Technology and Society

AUTHOR: John Impagliazzo
FILED UNDER: Blog Posts, Entries, Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Societal Impact

SSIT launches a new publication: IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society

 

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What’s left after “move fast and break things”? A solid approach to order

December 19, 2018
AUTHOR: cia romano
FILED UNDER: Blog Posts, Entries, Human Impacts, Societal Impact

The assumption has been that consumers will jump at hype. Yet here at the end of 2018, it can be argued that the venality of tech giants has deflated the very hype cycle upon which those companies depend.