The Trump administration cannot simply reject current theories of climate change based on nothing more than that it may conflict with a constituency’s self-interest or one’s sheer lack of understanding.
Where did the privacy slippery slope begin? Or perhaps asking the question with more focus, when did we start trading… Read More
A Guest Blog Post from: Victoria A. Hailey, CMC & Katherine Bennett, (standards development leaders in IEEE). On 28 September 2017,… Read More
Using biometric technology to identify and monitor people raises human rights concerns. In particular, biometrics are often associated with intrusions into privacy.
Pillar 2 is focused on professional and research ethics, ethics in the development of technologies, ethics in the context of Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Technology, as well as engineering ethics education.
The future as depicted in works of science fiction, especially of the multiplex variety, is almost uniformly dystopian. The bleakness… Read More
In the context of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, and with support… Read More
At the IEEE 2016 Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century, held in Melbourne, Australia, July 13–15, 2016, Keith… Read More
Responsibilities of Scientists and Engineers in Times of Chaos and Upheaval If the future is coming at an ever accelerating… Read More
Norbert Wiener and the Call for Ethical Engagement Over the last century, the greatest acceleration of technological development has come… Read More
These remarks were delivered by IEEE President and CEO J. Roberto B. de Marca at the 2014 IEEE Ethics Conference,… Read More
The year 1962 saw the publication of at least three important works related to technology and society. Rachel Carson, a… Read More
Rapid advances in science and technology are opening doors for the fulfillment of human desires in ways that were not… Read More
An Interview with Metropolitan Kallistos Ware Born Timothy Ware in Bath, Somerset, England, Metropolitan Kallistos was educated at Westminster School… Read More
The United States military has a long tradition of driving technological innovation and the field of neurotechnology is no exception…. Read More
I recently watched The Martian, a great advertisement for engineering. Back in the real world, I read an October 7,… Read More
At the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS’15), SSIT was greatly honored with an opening address to… Read More
Slavery is the coercive and controlled use of another human. Contrary to the belief that the practice ended in the… Read More
Uber isn’t in the taxi business. It’s not really in the dispatch business, or even in the tech business. It’s… Read More
The automotive industry has furnished the field of engineering ethics with more than one “paradigm” case that generations of budding… Read More