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IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

Issue 2 • Date Summer 2000

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  • Insomniac wizards revisited [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):6 - 9
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  • Protecting privacy in the cyber era

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):10 - 22
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    Issues related to privacy and technology go to the heart of concepts of individual rights, corporate power, the role of government, and law enforcement needs. The author considers various means to protect individual privacy and concludes that encryption may be the best solution View full abstract»

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  • Controlling technology: should we rely on the marketplace?

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):23 - 30
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    If the direction of technological development is socially determined, as the author asserts, what means for controlling technology are available, and how is such control to be exercised? The author debunks the common perception and ideologically held view that technology is controlled by the market. He refers to a proposal by P. Hawken (1993) for a possible way of “fixing the market” s... 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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