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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Improving, Situating, Expanding

April 13, 2021

In 2020, our flagship ISTAS conference and the cosponsored conferences were huge successes, with record attendance, partly because going virtual allowed wider participation.

Governing in Bad Faith: Suppressing Democracy in Pretense of “Saving Democracy”

April 2, 2021

Understanding the societal trajectory induced by AI, and anticipating its directions so that we might apply it for achieving equity, is a sociological, ethical, legal, cultural, generational, educational, and political problem.

ISTAS 2021 to be Held October 28-31 – Submission portals are open!

AUTHOR: Heather Love
FILED UNDER: Announcements, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

ISTAS 2021 will be jointly hosted by the University of Waterloo and the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) in October 28-31, 2021. Special session proposal deadline has been extended to April 12th!

 

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Call for Board of Governors (BoG) Candidates

April 13, 2021
AUTHOR: Robert Dent
FILED UNDER: SSIT Announcements

SSIT is seeking candidates for President-Elect (2022) and 3 Board of Governors Members-at-Large (2022-2024). All positions are voting members of the…  Read More