This SSIT Guest Lecture was presented by Prof Ali Hessami, Vega Systems, UK at a Chapter Meeting organised by IEEE… Read More
Not a Valediction
By Clint Andrews on December 31st, 2022 in Articles, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
The IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) has had many volunteers step into leadership positions for purposefully limited terms over the past half-century. We address the challenges and opportunities of our day and then move on, unlike some world leaders who cannot bear to fade away.
Opportunities under IEEE Multiple Society Discount Program to expand expert network
By Miriam Cunningham on August 30th, 2022 in SSIT Announcements
As an SSIT member, you can take advantage of the Multiple Society Discount Program to connect across several IEEE Societies… Read More
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: Fifty Years Hence
By Clint Andrews on July 6th, 2022 in Articles, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
Where do historical debates take us? Their political and economic contexts are similar to ours, and even the list of technological issues is familiar. Many decades later, institutions still feel shaky, economies remain inequitable, geopolitics are increasingly multipolar, and societies are riven by technological change.
Origins of SSIT: IEEE TAB Authorization of the Committee on Social Implications of Technology June 24, 1972
By terribookman on June 11th, 2022 in Social Implications of Technology
Jeffrey Robbins — SSIT Loses a Stalwart
By terribookman on May 7th, 2022 in Announcements, Articles, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
Jeffrey (Jeff) Robbins, a dedicated SSIT member, author, and ISTAS presenter for over forty years, died April 18, 2022. “He added so much to SSIT over many years, with much humor and good will.”
Call for SSIT Board of Governors Candidates
By Robert Dent on April 11th, 2022 in Call for Volunteers, Human Impacts, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements
SSIT is seeking candidates for three Board of Governors (BoG) Members-at-Large (2023-2025).
Something in Common
By Clint Andrews on February 20th, 2022 in Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
IEEE SSIT might better fit the dictionary’s secondary definition of community, by having a sense of fellowship because we share common goals. If so, what are those goals?
Bob Dent is New Jersey’s 2021 Outstanding Philanthropist
By terribookman on November 9th, 2021 in Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements
You don’t need to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist.
IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society presented at IEEE GHTC 2021
By Miriam Cunningham on October 23rd, 2021 in Conferences, Videos
Katina Michael, founding Editor in Chief and Roba Abbas, co-editor, presented the IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society during a… Read More
Improving, Situating, Expanding
By Clint Andrews on April 13th, 2021 in Magazine Articles, President's Message, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
In 2020, our flagship ISTAS conference and the cosponsored conferences were huge successes, with record attendance, partly because going virtual allowed wider participation.
SSIT Welcomes New President Clint Andrews
By terribookman on January 13th, 2021 in Social Implications of Technology, SSIT Announcements
Clint Andrews, Professor of Urban Planning and Development at Rutgers University, is 2021-2022 President of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology.
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By terribookman on January 15th, 2020 in Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact, SSIT Announcements
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Let Me Hear from You
By Robert Dent on September 22nd, 2019 in Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
The IEEE SSIT Technology and Society (T&S) Magazine has been published for decades. The SSIT Board of Governors is very… Read More
Past IEEE SSIT President Gerald L. Engel Dies at Age 76
By ieeessit on March 28th, 2019 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology
Gerald (Jerry) Engel, a past President of IEEE-SSIT, has died.
Robert A. (Bob) Dent Elected 2019-2020 IEEE-SSIT President
By terribookman on January 2nd, 2019 in Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact
In a September 2018 vote, the IEEE-SSIT Board of Governors elected Bob Dent as President-Elect of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT). He will assume the office of SSIT President on January 1, 2019, for a two-year term ending December 31, 2020.
President’s Message – Operationalizing SSIT’s 5 Pillars
By Paul Cunningham on June 12th, 2018 in Magazine Articles, President's Message, Societal Impact
SSIT Pillar 4 is dedicated to Societal Impact of Technology. Pillar 4 focuses on highlighting and supporting the development of technologies that incorporate the principles of safety, security, and privacy by design.
SSIT and Sustainable Development
By Paul Cunningham on March 9th, 2018 in Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Societal Impact
As an IEEE technical Society whose focus on all aspects of societal implications of technology complements the technical activities of all other IEEE Societies, SSIT members have a proud history of contributions to sustainable development and humanitarian technology. We have long focused on addressing ethical implications, interdependencies, context, and socio-cultural norms that are essential to avoid unintended and unanticipated consequences. One of our core strengths as a community has been our collaborative, partnership-based approach.
Planning for the Future
By Paul Cunningham on December 17th, 2017 in Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, President's Message, Societal Impact
While societal change often takes place over extended periods of time, at key times in the history of human society, innovation can be accelerated by a combination of necessity and serendipity. We are currently experiencing such an accelerated transition.
Dear SSIT Members…
By ieeessit on June 29th, 2017 in Magazine Articles, President's Message
This is my last message as SSIT’s president. The past two years have been exciting ones for our Society: we’ve… Read More