Autonomous weapons systems (AWS) are already here. Although some of the colloquial names for AWS may suggest science fiction (killer… Read More
Tag: September 2016
An Ounce of Steel: Crucial Alignments
By Christine Perakslis on June 29th, 2017 in Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
In the early 1940s, why would ten American female basketball players in the heat of competition abruptly halt a match… Read More
ICTs and Small Holder Farming
By Janet Achora on June 29th, 2017 in Communication Technology, Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles
Building on how the communications revolution could transform the lives of hundreds of millions of farmers in developing countries is… Read More
Can We Trust For-Profit Corporations to Protect Our Privacy?
By Wilhelm Klein on June 29th, 2017 in Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
Can we trust for-profit corporations to protect our privacy? Are these compatible concepts and institutions? These are difficult questions to… Read More
The Paradox of the Uberveillance Equation
By MG Michael on June 29th, 2017 in Editorial & Opinion, Magazine Articles, Privacy & Security
Members of the “Internet Governance, Security, Privacy and the Ethical Dimension of ICTs in 2030” Panel at the 2016 WSIS… Read More
How Not to Network a Nation
By ieeessit on June 29th, 2017 in Book Reviews, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact
The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet. By Benjamin Peters. M.I.T. Press, 2016, 312 pages. Reviewed by Loren Graham. … Read More
Can Good Standards Propel Unethical Technologies?
By Katina Michael on June 29th, 2017 in Editorial & Opinion
Figure 1. Bus drivers across the West Midlands were equipped with mini DNA kits in 2012 to help police track… Read More
Is Ethics an Emerging Property?
By Greg Adamson on June 29th, 2017 in Ethics, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Societal Impact
“Can we program ethics into Artificial Intelligence?” was the topic of a keynote panel initiated by SSIT at the July… Read More