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Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.

Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.

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Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.

Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.

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How should we control the development of technology?

How should we control the development of technology?

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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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The Need for Public Interest Technology

September 7, 2021

Systems can be designed using methodologies like value-sensitive design, and operationalized, to produce socio-technical solutions to support or complement policies that address environmental sustainability, social justice, or public health. Such systems are then deployed in order to promote the public interest or enable users to act (individually and at scale) in a way that is in the public interest toward individual and communal empowerment.

Electric Light: An Architectural History

September 3, 2021
AUTHOR: A. David Wunsch
FILED UNDER: Book Reviews, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology

The author’s intention is to study cases that “suggest an architectural history of spaces that have been generated or extensively reconstituted by electric light.” His thesis is “the electric light changes the underlying nature of a space.”

 

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IEEE Transaction on Technology and Society, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2021

September 22, 2021
AUTHOR: Miriam Cunningham
FILED UNDER: Transactions

Access Volume 2, Issue 3, 2021 – Special Issue on Anticipating Techo-Economic Fallout: Purpose-Driven Socio-Technical Innovation Current Issue (2, 3)…  Read More