Current Issue – December 2017
ISTAS 2016 - Disruptive Technologies, Ethics, and Global Development
ISTAS 2016 was an important milestone for the SSIT community in India. It introduced topics such as ethics, society, and technology externalities to the local IEEE community, in particular among young student and professionals.
Free Online Content
- Raising Teens to Live with Technology Responsibly Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact, Topics - Today, over 90% of U.S. teenagers are online. When it comes to social media, 50% of all teenagers log on ... Read More
- Digital Maturity: Perceiving the Digital-Panopticon Posted in: Last Word, Magazine Articles, Privacy & Security, Societal Impact, Topics - As technological advances disrupt existing markets and value networks, change can outpace our ability to adapt.
- Appointment of the Planet’s Policy Custodian Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Environment, Ethics, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact - The Trump administration cannot simply reject current theories of climate change based on nothing more than that it may conflict ... Read More
- Pervasive Technology: Aboriginal Communities and Oppression Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Privacy & Security - Australian Aboriginal sovereignty is no longer just about Aboriginal communities retaining rights to their own land. The most brutal types of dispossession are the latest forms of ... Read More
- The Unstoppable Changing of the Electricity Guard Posted in: Commentary, Environment, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact - Twenty-five years ago we didn't know that solar energy, including modular photovoltaic (PV) plants ranging in size from 1 kW ... Read More
- Planning for the Future Posted in: Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Societal Impact - While societal change often takes place over extended periods of time, at key times in the history of human society, ... Read More
- Engineers and Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Environment, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact - Unmet local concerns related to renewable energy projects can result in costly project delays or cancellation. Strong political and financial ... Read More
- Advanced Frugal Innovations Posted in: Human Impacts, Leading Edge, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact - Frugal innovations are all the rage. Their appeal stems from lower costs to society at large.
- Jeremy Pitt Appointed New Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine Posted in: Magazine Articles, News and Notes - The IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology announces the selection of Jeremy Pitt, Professor of Intelligent and Self-Organizing Systems ... Read More
Planning for the Future
Go Get Chipped: A Brief Overview of Non-Medical Implants Between 2013-2017 (Part 2)
Computer Accessibility Rights
Karl D. Stephan
Engineers and Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy
Technology Developments in Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment
Appointment of the Planet's Policy Custodian
Pervasive Technology: Aboriginal Communities and Oppression
The Unstoppable Changing of the Electricity Guard
Information Technology in a City Enterprise
New Ways to Enrich Web GIS Applications
Qingguo Zhou, Rui Zhao, and Rui Zhou
Social Media and Disasters: Highlighting Some Wicked Problems
Asslam Umar Ali and Robert Ogie
Raising Teens to Live with Technology Responsibly
Disruptive Technologies, Ethics, and Global Development
Advanced Frugal Innovations
Balkrishna C. Rao
Digital Maturity: Perceiving the Digital-Panopticon
Rachel Dzombak and Khanjan Mehta
Khanjan Mehta and Irena Gorski
Jason Sargent and Ashir Ahmed
Maximiliano Bueno-López and Sandra Garzón Lemos
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