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
Yet another status update
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- Excessive Conference Fees Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Human Impacts - To the Editor: [of the IEEE Reflector] In the beginning of June of this year I became aware that the ... Read More
- Are We Enslaved by Technology? Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles - The comments of Dr. Michael Eldred below, dated Sept. 27, 2014, were received in response to the IQ2 “Big Ideas” ... Read More
- Enslaved Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact - Click HERE to watch video of this performance, including visual elements. This performance art piece was delivered by Katina Michael ... Read More
- Dear SSIT Members… Posted 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
- Remotely Piloted Airborne Vehicles Posted in: Magazine Articles, News and Notes, Societal Impact - This article is a summary report on the Eighth Workshop on the Social Implications of National Security Series. This year's ... Read More
- Recommendations for Future Development of Artificial Agents Posted in: Entries, Ethics, Magazine Articles, Robotics, Societal Impact - A set of technologies, loosely referred to as “artificial agents,” is becoming more pervasive and more powerful in the current ... Read More
- Channeling Digital Convergence in Education for Societal Benefit Posted in: Commentary, Magazine Articles, Societal Impact - The advent of the information revolution has led to the digitalization of society, affecting virtually all of its concerns. The ... Read More
- Influential Engineers: Where Do They Come From and Where Do They Go? Posted in: Magazine Articles, Societal Impact - The objective of this study is to examine the intercontinental movement of highly cited researchers (HCRs) in the field of ... Read More
- Videoconferencing for Civil Commitment: Preserving Dignity Posted in: Ethics, Health & Medical, Leading Edge, Magazine Articles, Privacy & Security - Civil commitment (i.e., civil involuntary hospitalization and treatment) is sometimes necessary to treat some psychiatric patients, especially those believed ... Read More
- Snowden’s Lessons for Whistleblowers Posted in: Commentary, Magazine Articles, Privacy & Security, Societal Impact - In June 2013, Edward Snowden burst onto the world media scene. He had worked as a contractor for the U.S. ... Read More
Lonely Ideas: Can Russia Compete?
Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
User Unfriendly: Consumer Struggles with Personal Technologies
Joseph J. Corn
How and Why to Keep the NSA Out of Your Private Stuff
Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre
Data Uses to Combat Human Rights Abuses
Cormac Callanan and Borka Jerman-Blazic
S. Yang and R. Parry
Ioannis Kounelis, Gianmarco Baldini, Ricardo Neisse, Gary Steri, Mariachiara Tallacchini, and Ângela Guimarães Pereira
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