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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Spring 2020 - Robots and Humans: Leveling up or Leveling Down?



From Trust and Loyalty to Lock-In and Digital Dependence

March 25, 2020

Mega-platforms have, with the addition of one extra ingredient, combined lock-in and loyalty to create a grave, and perhaps unexpected, consequence. The extra ingredient is psychology; and the unexpected consequence is what might be called digital dependence.

To Trust or Not to Trust?

March 12, 2020
AUTHOR: Christine Perakslis
FILED UNDER: Social Implications of Technology

Social trust is violated when surveillance technologies fuel clandestine campaigns to construct oppressive systems used to control (and punish) members of society.

Norbert Wiener Conference Submission Deadline Extended

March 9, 2020

The submission deadline for the 3rd IEEE Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century conference has been extended to March 20, 2020.

 

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The New IEEE Transaction on Technology and Society is Here!

March 26, 2020
AUTHOR: Katina Michael
FILED UNDER: Social Implications of Technology

IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society is a quarterlyonline only publication. The publication accepts submissions on a rolling basis. The Transactions publishes annually in March, June, September and December.