Are we becoming enslaved by technology? Cover image: IStock.

December 2014

Are We Becoming Enslaved by Technology?

Vol. 33, No. 4, Winter 2014


Surely some good can come from it!

The clock is ticking but that “thing” is pinging

A voicemail

Another email

Yet another status update


Free Online Content


Book Review
Lonely Ideas: Can Russia Compete?
Loren Graham  
How and Why to Keep the NSA Out of Your Private Stuff
Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre  
Data Uses to Combat Human Rights Abuses
Felicity Gerry  


User Understanding of Privacy In Emerging Mobile Markets
Cormac Callanan and Borka Jerman-Blazic
* Refereed Article
Building Trust in the Human—Internet of Things Relationship
Ioannis Kounelis, Gianmarco Baldini, Ricardo Neisse, Gary Steri, Mariachiara Tallacchini, and Ângela Guimarães Pereira
* Refereed Article

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