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Issue 2 • Date Summer 2007

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  • Front cover - IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • Information for Authors

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  • Table of contents - Vol 26 No 2

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 1
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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine - Staff list

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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  • 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS 08) - Call for papers

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 3
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  • SSIT, IEEE-USA, and Public Policy [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 4
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  • While the Window is Open on Global Warming....[Policy Perspectives]

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  • Long-Time IEEE-SSIT Volunteer Robert H. Brook Dies [News]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 6
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  • On the Presumed Neutrality of Technology and Society [Letter]

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  • Leading Others While Supporting Organizational Values [Living with Technology]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):8 - 9
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  • Amish Technology: Reinforcing values and building community

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):10 - 21
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    The Amish believe that their society and their technology are inextricably intertwined. In an effort to maintain and protect their community of believers, therefore, the Amish require that every technology they use not only conforms to, but reinforces their tradition, culture, and religion. They achieve these goals through two primary techniques. First they choose technologies that they believe wi... View full abstract»

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  • DynaHand: Observation-resistant recognition-based web authentication

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):22 - 31
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    Authentication in a Web environment is severely constrained by a minimal expectation of an infrastructure made up of software, hardware, and operator expertise. The traditional mechanism, passwords, is outliving its usefulness in the Web arena. This article presents results from a field test of a graphical authentication system called DynaHand, which utilizes biometrics, i.e. human handwriting rec... View full abstract»

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  • Toward a Wireless World

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):32 - 42
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    The term "wireless world" has been used in the literature to describe a state where wireless mobile communication devices become a dominant part of our working and non-working lives. This article adopts the term "wireless world" to contain all the components of a society where electronic communication no longer depends on the availability of wired connections. To be sure, moving toward a wireless ... View full abstract»

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  • Importance of gender homophily in the computer science classroom

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):43 - 47
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    This study explores how particular communication behaviors influence women's experience of the CS classroom in the United States. In particular, it investigates the correlation between students' perceived gender similarities with others in the CS discipline or homophily, their feelings about the closeness and openness of communication between people or immediacy, the resulting presence or absence ... View full abstract»

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  • Environmental Regulation of Nanotechnology and the TSCA

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):48 - 56
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    Particular focus of this article will be managing the environmental risks and benefits of nanotechnology. Currently, U.S. federal agencies do not actively regulate nanotechnology, but they have begun to assess its implications. This article attempts to assess the challenges that nanomaterials pose to the existing regulatory framework, and make recommendations for revisions, using a detailed case-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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