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.
Artificial Intelligence Everywhere
FILED UNDER: Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Commentary, Health & Medical, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
We urge that there be a federal mandate to include bionics in federal insurance programs and insurance companies regulated by Obamacare. As prostheses advance in sensory capabilities, insurance companies need to recognize prosthetic limbs as a part of the body susceptible to personal injury, not just as equipment, since they have haptic capabilities (i.e., the sense of touch) and can feel distress.
FILED UNDER: Articles, Commentary, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
There have been many arguments made for why increasing diversity and improving the representation of women in this field is important such as workers shortage, estimated increase in countries’ gross domestic product (GDP) by including more women in this sector, creating software that better represents the needs of women overall—potentially addressing some of the existing biases in algorithms, and bringing about a general improvement in society.
FILED UNDER: Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Commentary, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
Design for values is an umbrella term for approaches that pay systematic attention to social and moral values throughout the entire design process.
- September 18, 2024 - September 20, 2024
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SSIT launched a Call for SSIT Board of Governors President-Elect Candidates with a deadline of 30 September 2023. SSIT thanks… Read More