Technology is a fundamental resource for human development.
Technological change has intended and unintended consequences.
How should we control the development of technology?
Technology must be harnessed for the good of humanity and the planet.
FILED UNDER: Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
One of the major ways in which the development of self-driving cars has been discussed — the levels of automation drawn up by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) — is misleading. A typology originally developed to provide some engineering clarity now benefits technology developers far more than it serves the public interest.
FILED UNDER: Commentary, Communication Technology, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
It is time to move beyond handwringing and nostalgia over our vanished American journalism past. While market forces will sustain some forms of serious reportage, evidence is mounting that creators of journalism in the public interest can’t innovate their way out of a deepening technological crisis.
FILED UNDER: Editorial & Opinion, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
With techno-feudalism, what is paid and permitted in a digital space is decided by asymmetric power, not mutual consent. Political approval for funding priorities, education programs and regulation all favor Big Tech.
- October 29 - November 1
- November 12 - November 14
- July 22, 2021 - July 25, 2021
FILED UNDER: Blog Posts
A ballot for the election of three members to the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Board of Governors… Read More