Over the years IEEE Organisational Units (OUs) have been endeavoring to increase gender diversity of speakers in panels at IEEE… Read More
IEEE International Leadership Conference (ILC) 2021 is the eight in a series of Leadership Conferences focused on providing professional women… Read More
IEEE SSIT is actively supporting Student Activities through a number of initiatives. New initiatives are currently under development to support… Read More
https://21stcenturywiener.org/ 22-25 July 2021, Chennai, INDIA N R Narayana Murthy to present Opening Speech on 22 July 2021. Infosys co-founder… Read More
Unless we create real boundaries, enforced by legislation, the social media giants will also walk away from the chaos they have enabled.
ISTAS 2021 will be jointly hosted by the University of Waterloo and the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada) in October 28-31, 2021. Special session proposal deadline has been extended to April 12th!
SSIT is seeking candidates for President-Elect (2022) and 3 Board of Governors Members-at-Large (2022-2024). All positions are voting members of the… Read More
Abstract Since 2016, drones have been deployed in various development projects in sub-Saharan Africa, where trials, tests, and studies have… Read More
Crises expose the fragility and resilience of our sociotechnical systems – from healthcare to financial markets, internet connectivity, and local communities. Submissions are especially invited on but not limited to the following topics intersecting with COVID-19 and crises:
Video doorbells and related technologies, along with the data they generate, will continue to be abused, undermining the security of what is being pitched as a security technology.
We are looking for energetic IEEE student members to join us as outreach volunteers . We are engaging with practising… Read More
Volume 2, Issue 1, 2021 – Special Issue on Smart Infrastructure and Technology Systems Ethics Current Issue (2, 1) Front… Read More
For better or worse, we have become familiar with the idea that technologies profile people to deliver a service of… Read More
Hosted by the Government of South Africa through the Department of Science and Innovation and Supported by the European Commission… Read More
All SSIT Members and SSIT Chapters are invited to submit relevant content for publication on www.technologyandsociety.org, including but not limited… Read More
Principles taught to STEM students state that “engineers must gain an understanding of all the issues surrounding a particular design challenge. These issues might include the need for the project, relevant social and economic conditions of the target population, and project constraints and requirements.” Engineers and problem-solvers are not the problem. Short-term thinking is the problem. Wishful thinking is the problem. “It will do for now” is the problem.
Clint Andrews, Professor of Urban Planning and Development at Rutgers University, is 2021-2022 President of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology.
Access Articles from Volume 1, Issue 4, 2020 Current Issue (1, 4) Front Cover Editorial Board Table of Contents Humans… Read More
SSIT Secretary Lew Terman has been honored with the prestigious 2021 IEEE Emberson Award.
An anonymous donor will match any donation to SSIT up to a total of $5K donated before the end of the year. This matching gift would result in a total of $15K to SSIT.