Current Issue – December 2023
Artificial Intelligence: Rocket or Racket?
The increasing digitalization of our social systems has led to the development of agentic computational artifacts. If socio-technical systems (STSs) fit for purpose in the digital society are to be designed and operationalized, the theory of polycentric governance (which traditionally considers the interdependency of interactions between the autonomous centers of decision-making within a social system) must be enriched to reflect this digitalization.
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Table of Contents
Words, Acronyms, Languages, and Perceptions: The Human Mind, Life, and Semantics Interoperability
The End of Exploring
Technology in America: A History of Individuals and Ideas—Carroll Pursell, Ed.
A. David Wunsch
Sensory Futures: Deafness and Cochlear Implant Infrastructure in India—Michele Ilana Friedner
Strange Frequencies: The Extraordinary Story of the Technological Quest for the Supernatural—Peter Bebergal
A. David Wunsch
The Listeners: A History of Wiretapping in the United States—Bruce Hochman
The Crowdsourced Panopticon: Conformity and Control on Social Media
Carbon Queen: The Remarkable Life of Nanoscience Pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus—Mia Weinstock
On Aerial Perspective, Socio-Technical Systems, and Interdisciplinarity: Reading Modernism Alongside Cybernetics
Gender Equality in Engineering: An Institutional Reflection
Jeremy Pitt and Kate Highnam
Human Centricity in the Relationship Between Explainability and Trust in AI
Zahra Atf and Peter R. Lewis
Magdalena Roszczyńska-Kurasińska; Anna Domaradzka; Michael O’Grady; Baptiste Bedessem; Niccolò Tempini; Mateusz Trochymiak; Nina Wróblewska
Arezo Bodaghi; Benjamin C. M. Fung; Ketra A. Schmitt
Mackenzie Jorgensen; Madeleine Waller; Oana Cocarascu; Natalia Criado; Odinaldo Rodrigues; Jose Such; Elizabeth Black
Simon T. Powers; Olena Linnyk; Michael Guckert; Jennifer Hannig; Jeremy Pitt; Neil Urquhart; Aniko Ekárt; Nils Gumpfer; The Anh Han; Peter R. Lewis; Stephen Marsh; Tim Weber
Ciske Smit and Jeremy Pitt
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