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Issue 1 • Spring 2006

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  • Portrayals of engineers in "Science Times"

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 21
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    Engineering plays a crucial role in the creation of technologies and infrastructure that make vital contributions to the U.S. economy and security, to U.S. prestige in the international arena, and to individual well-being through the provision of jobs, services, and products. Despite this, a large proportion of the U.S. public undervalues the role played by engineers in a wide variety of technolog... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 50
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  • How good are our weapons in the spam wars?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):22 - 30
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    Will there ever be an end to "spam wars"? We are bombarded with unsolicited bulk email, we deploy newer and supposedly better ways of filtering spam, and yet spammers continue to devise creative ways to circumvent our defenses. Over the years, the volume of spam has increased steadily, in spite of the continued efforts to contain it. In order to understand the spam problem and to explore control m... View full abstract»

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  • Science in the private interest: has the lure of profits corrupted biomedical research?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):10 - 11
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  • Practicing technological citizenship

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):4 - 5
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  • Conducting online course dialogue on the ethics of weapons design

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):31 - 37
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    ABET Engineering Criteria (EC) 2000 specify that engineering colleges and universities must ensure that all students understand their professional and ethical responsibilities upon graduation. While there are many ways that engineering educators and institutions can address this requirement, recently a one credit online engineering class was developed for the Virginia Tech Engineering Education de... View full abstract»

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  • The influence of information technology on recent U.S. presidential elections

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):6 - 9
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  • Effects of e-enforcement in the Netherlands

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):38 - 47
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    E-enforcement, or electronic enforcement, is the use of electronic tools in law enforcement. We shall distinguish between the first and second generations of e-enforcement. The first generation of e-enforcement tools provided means of "automated enforcement". This article is based on our research into the effects of two forms of second generation e-enforcement: the digital tachograph and 'Weigh in... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Technology and Society

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 2
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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine - Spring 2006 Vol. 25 No. 1

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 0_1
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  • 2006 International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS '06)

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 0_2
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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  • Welcome back

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 3
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  • IEEE Enterprise [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 48
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  • How to become an SSIT Affiliate

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 49
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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