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Issue 4 • Winter 2007

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  • Front cover - IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine - Table of contents

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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine - Society Information

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 2
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  • Thank You and Goodbye [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 4
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  • IEEE-SSIT Carl Barus Award for Outstanding Service in the Public Interest Goes to Michael DeKort [News]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 5
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  • T&S Magazine Recognized with Two 2007 STC Awards of Excellence

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 5
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  • Incident at Morales (DVD and VHS) [Video Review]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):6 - 7
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  • Sustainable Energy: Choosing Among Options [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):7 - 8
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  • Goodbye, Kids [Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): 9
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  • Disasters as object Lessons in Ethics: Hurricane Katrina

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):10 - 15
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    When large-scale disasters occur, one response is to look for causes of the catastrophe, whether they lie in human error or the forces of nature, in order to assign praise or blame. Most often, of course, in events of great magnitude no single cause is determinable, making such assessments fraught with uncertainty and the tendency to scapegoat. View full abstract»

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  • Perils of Using Hurricane Katrina to Teach Engineering Ethics

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):16 - 22
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    Katrina is a case the complexity of which makes it hard to use. It is also a case unlikely to repay the trouble of using it. According to IPET's current understanding of what happened, probably the final word, the engineering decision-making was probably too diffuse to make an interesting ethics case. View full abstract»

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  • Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Technological Literacy in Higher Education

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):23 - 28
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    A small private liberal arts college with engineering, is experimenting with a new undergraduate paradigm for integrating the arts, humanities, and sciences with modern technology and engineering in a way that will enhance student's technological literacy for the 21st century. Union College brings together faculty from engineering and the liberal arts so that students graduate with an understandin... View full abstract»

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  • Engineers as Problem-Solving Leaders: Embracing the Humanities

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):29 - 35
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    As you develop the concept of a new curriculum and new pedagogy, as you try to attract and interest students in nanoscale science, large complex systems, product development, sustainability, and business realities, don't be tempted to crowd the humanities, arts, and social sciences out of the curriculum. The integral role of these subjects in US engineering education differentiates us from much of... View full abstract»

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  • Ethics, Gaming, and Industrial training

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):36 - 44
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    This article provides a snapshot of games currently used for ethics training in engineering-related U.S. businesses, including a summary of legislative guidelines, types of games available, efficacy of the games, and appropriateness for educational institutions. View full abstract»

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  • 2007 Index IEEE Technology and Society Magazine Vol. 26

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):45 - 46
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  • 2007 Subject Index

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):46 - 48
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  • 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS 08) [Call for Papers]

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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