Tag: Blog post

SSIT Celebrates Five Decades: Studying, Critiquing, and Celebrating the Impacts of Technology on Society

By on June 20th, 2022 in Articles, Blog Posts, Human Impacts, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements

This year, 2022, marks 50 years of history within IEEE for the Society on Social Implications of Technology. It is a moment to reflect on what has transpired in the realm of technology and society over this time, and on the accomplishments of SSIT and its members in helping to guide technological development in directions that benefit humanity. It is also a moment to look forward and imagine what the next 50 years will bring. What should SSIT be doing now to prepare for that future? We welcome participation by everyone who has an interest or stake in issues related to technology and society – which is all of us.

IEEE ISTAS 2021 – “Investigating Targeted Espionage: Methods, Findings, Implications”, Ron Deibert

By on June 15th, 2022 in Conferences, Human Impacts, Social Implications of Technology, Videos

Ron Deibert presented “Investigating Targeted Espionage: Methods, Findings, Implications” as a Keynote during IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society…  Read More

IST-Africa 2022 – View Invited Presentations and Thematic Sessions

By on June 10th, 2022 in Conferences, Video & Podcasts

IST-Africa 2022 was a highlighly successful, dynamic and intense week, with rich and impactful discussions around both opportunities and challenges…  Read More

ISTAS 2022: IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society 2022

By on April 5th, 2022 in Articles, Blog Posts, Call for Papers, Conferences, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements

ISTAS is a multi/inter/trans‐disciplinary forum for engineers, policy makers, entrepreneurs, philosophers, researchers, social scientists, technologists, and polymaths to collaborate, exchange experiences, and discuss the social implications of technology.

SSIT Board Issues Statement in Support of Ukrainian Refugees

By on March 9th, 2022 in Articles, Blog Posts, Ethics, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact

At their March 8, 2022, Board of Governors meeting, The IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) unanimously passed a motion approving the following statement: “The IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology actively supports any IEEE initiative that helps the Ukrainian refugees.”

ETHICS-2021 – Author meets the critics – ‘Extracting Accountability: Engineers and Corporate Social Responsibility’

By on March 7th, 2022 in Conferences, Social Implications of Technology, Videos

Extracting Accountability: Engineers and Corporate Social Responsibility, by Jessica Smith, investigates how the public accountability of corporations emerges from the…  Read More

How to Design a Digital World Where Children Can Thrive

By on January 20th, 2022 in Articles, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blog Posts, Human Impacts, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements

IEEE 2089™-2021, Standard for an Age-Appropriate Digital Services Framework Based on the 5Rights Principles for Children is the first in a family of standards that establishes a set of processes that helps enable organizations to make their services age-appropriate.

Katina Michael Receives IEEE Standards Association Special Recognition Award

By on January 8th, 2022 in Articles, Blog Posts, Human Impacts, Social Implications of Technology, SSIT Announcements, Standards

Katina Michael has been recognized with a 2021 IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) Managing Director’s Special Recognition Award “in appreciation of her leadership in advancing age-appropriate design standardization” in the creation of IEEE Standard 2089.