The Web has entered an unfair culture where big tech companies offer free applications in exchange for the right to sell our user-generated content.
The technologies being investigated may hold a promising future for the elderly population, allowing people to continue to live inside their homes while aging.
You don’t need to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist.
2021 IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC 2021) takes place as a Virtual Conference from 02 – 04 December 2021. Download the Program and Register to… Read More
Hackathons and other well-intentioned efforts to solve social problems using technology must also include the meaningful participation of affected individuals… Read More
The 2022 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS22) will be held November 10-12, 2022, as a hybrid conference in Hong Kong.
SSIT is pleased to announce that Luis Kun has been elected to the position of SSIT President-Elect 2022 and will become… Read More
A ballot for the election of three members to the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Board of Governors… Read More
Katina Michael, founding Editor in Chief and Roba Abbas, co-editor, presented the IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society during a… Read More
AI4Eq — Mark your calendars for Wednesday, Oct 27 from 9 AM – 5 PM (EDT)
The wearable industry is responding to the needs of researchers and consumers with improved UV-wearable technologies.
IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) 2021 is an annual flagship international conference sharing practical technology-enabled solutions supporting achievement of the United… Read More
Second International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Equity (AI4Eq) Against Modern Indentured Servitude
PIT acknowledges that technological potential can be harnessed to satisfy the needs of civil society. In other words, technology can be seen as a public good that can benefit all, through an open democratic system of governance, with open data initiatives, open technologies, and open systems/ecosystems designed for the collective good, as defined by respective communities that will be utilizing them.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic shows, crises can catalyze socio-technical changes at a speed and scale otherwise thought impossible. Crises expose the fragility and resilience of our sociotechnical systems – from healthcare to financial markets, internet connectivity, and local communities.
An element of the expansion of digital technologies is a shift in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology from research laboratories into the hands of anyone with a smartphone. AI powered search, personalization and automation are being deployed across sectors, from education to healthcare, to policing, to finance. Wide AI diffusion is then reshaping the way organizations, communities and individuals’ function. The potentially radical consequences of AI have pushed nation states across the globe to publish strategies on how they seek to shape, drive and leverage the disruptive capabilities offered by AI technologies to bolster their prosperity and security.
The IEEE Digital Privacy Workshop takes place as a virtual event from 07 – 08 October 2021. This two day workshop… Read More
Critical thinking is a mainstream part of some educational traditions, but is it universally valued? Only some truths have an objective basis and many others depend on the eye of the beholder. No real society values everyone equally.
Access Volume 2, Issue 3, 2021 – Special Issue on Anticipating Techo-Economic Fallout: Purpose-Driven Socio-Technical Innovation Current Issue (2, 3)… Read More