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IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

Issue 3 • Fall 1997

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  • American Technological Sublime

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):26 - 27
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  • Electricity: Facts And Metaphors

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):28 - 30
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  • Health care collaboration on the information highway

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):22 - 25
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    The managed care revolution in the USA has resulted in more than $40 billion per year spent on consolidation and reorganization of health care delivery. Accompanying this revolution has been a comparable revolution in health information technology. In its recent survey of more than 500 health information networks being developed across the USA, the Community Medical Network Society (Comnet) found ... View full abstract»

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  • Teaching social responsibility

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):15 - 21
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    I define a socially responsible enterprise as one that in some way promotes the general welfare and dignity of humanity and is respectful of the Earth and its finite resources. I have implemented teaching about social responsibility into a freshman-level computer programming class designed for all engineering majors. By means of ethical problem-solving and reflective writing assignments, students ... View full abstract»

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  • Computers and art: a dancer's perspective

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):7 - 14
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    When we speak of the role of computers in art, we could be referring to quite different things: art that is concerned with computers, or art that is merely created using computers. The computer's application to dance may indeed be viable, but as the influence of computers continues to grow, changing the world in ways we can hardly imagine today, it becomes a task for all of us-though perhaps espec... View full abstract»

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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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University of Wollongong