IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

Issue 4 • Dec. 2017

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Jeremy Pitt Appointed New Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine [News and Notes]

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  • Table of contents

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  • [Masthead]

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  • Planning for the Future [President's Message]

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  • Go Get Chipped: A Brief Overview of Non-Medical Implants Between 2013-2017 (Part 2) [Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):6 - 12
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  • Computer Accessibility Rights [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):13 - 15
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  • Refrigeration Nation [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):15 - 17
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  • Engineers and Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy [Opinion]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):18 - 20
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  • Technology Developments in Acupuncture and Moxibustion Treatment [Commentary]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):21 - 22
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  • Appointment of the Planet's Policy Custodian [Opinion]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):23 - 24
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  • Pervasive Technology: Aboriginal Communities and Oppression [Opinion]

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  • The Unstoppable Changing of the Electricity Guard [Commentary]

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  • Information Technology in a City Enterprise [Commentary]

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  • New Ways to Enrich Web GIS Applications [Leading Edge]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):39 - 40
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  • Social Media and Disasters: Highlighting Some Wicked Problems [Leading Edge]

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  • Raising Teens to Live with Technology Responsibly [Opinion]

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  • Disruptive Technologies, Ethics, and Global Development [Guest Editorial]

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  • Engaging and Retaining Women in an Engineering and Entrepreneurship Program [Commentary]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):45 - 52
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    Workplace and classroom culture, persistent stereotypes, and gender-specific pressures have all been suggested as reasons for the gender discrepancy in engineering. This article shares some of the behind-the-scenes observations and strategies that have proven successful to recruit, engage, retain, and propel women on their engineering career trajectories. Though the HESE program is small when comp... View full abstract»

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  • Advanced Frugal Innovations [Leading Edge]

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  • Engineering Careers in Social Innovation and Global Sustainable Development [Commentary]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):55 - 61
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    The world needs more effective, functional, and affordable solutions to social and environmental problems. Scientific and technological innovation continues to play a pivotal role in catalyzing new industries, spawning job growth, and improving the quality of life for people around the world. Scientific innovation has led to many of the biggest social impacts in human history in ways that are ofte... View full abstract»

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  • What Is IT for Social Impact?: A Review of Literature and Practices

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):62 - 72
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    This article sets out to provide a timely reconceptualization of IT for social impact by exploring pragmatic, commercial, not-for-profit (NFP) and academic lead, collaborative community-based technology for good projects. We take a holistic approach because the problems communities are facing are not a single discipline. These require a holistic solution, according to Craig Weidemann, Penn State U... View full abstract»

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  • Electrification in Non-Interconnected Areas: Towards a New Vision of Rurality in Colombia

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):73 - 79
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    In recent years, different energy projects have been developed in the rural sector in Colombia. The projects' goal is to provide clean technologies to people in remote areas in order to increase their productive capacities and improve their quality of life. Production processes in these areas stimulate economic growth, generating new income alternatives that result in social well-being. View full abstract»

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  • The Information Turn in Modeling People and Society: Early German Work

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):80 - 87
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    The concept of "information" is now so all-pervasive that few turn their attention to the origin and (initially slow) evolution of the concept as a basic element in science, technology, computing, and even, these days, the social sciences and humanities. Indeed, anyone who considers the development of the notion of information is likely to be restricted to a few great names such as Claude Shannon ... View full abstract»

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  • Digital Maturity: Perceiving the Digital-Panopticon [Last Word]

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): 88
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Aims & Scope

The following topics describe the scope of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (IEEE SSIT) and of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine : Health and safety implications of technology, Engineering ethics and professional responsibility, Engineering education in social implications of technology, History of electrotechnology, Technical expertise and public policy, Social issues related to energy, Social issues related to information technology, Social issues related to telecommunications, Systems analysis in public policy decisions, Economic issues related to technology, Peace technology, and Environmental implications of technology. Beyond these specific topics, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine  is concerned with the broad area of the social implications of technology, especially electrotechnology.

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Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Jeremy Pitt
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Imperial College London