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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Technology for Governance, Politics, and Democracy



Technology for Governance, Politics, and Democracy

March 16, 2019
AUTHOR: Tom Kane and Nick Novellil
FILED UNDER: Editorial & Opinion, Entries, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

Innovative Information and Communication Technologies play an important role in e-governance and digital democracy. There is unprecedented opportunity for community collective choice, whereby citizens who are affected by a set of governing rules can help to select policy options and rank spending priorities.

President’s Message – Congratulations and Thanks

AUTHOR: Robert Dent
FILED UNDER: Entries, Magazine Articles, President's Message

As new SSIT President, I congratulate the three people who were elected to the Member-at-Large positions on the SSIT Board of Governors for three-year terms beginning in 2019.

Facts, Policies, and Values? The Democratic Triad

March 15, 2019
AUTHOR: Jeremy Pitt
FILED UNDER: Editorial & Opinion, Entries, Ethics, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact

Politics required dialogue, deliberation, negotiation, and compromise. But now there is a dispute over the facts themselves.

 

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SSIT Launches New Publication: Transactions on Technology and Society

January 2, 2019
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