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Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE

Issue 1 • Date March 1985

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): c1
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  • Information for authors

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  • Scope of the Society on Social Implications of Technology

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  • Editorial Staff

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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 1
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  • [Breaker page]

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 1
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  • Tables of contents

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  • President's Message

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 2 - 28
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  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

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  • Computer-Mediated Communication

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 3 - 6
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    The use of computers in organizations is discussed in terms of its present and potential roles in facilitating and mediating communication between people. This approach clarifies the impact that computers may have on the operation of organizations and on the individuals comprising them. Communication, which is essential to collaborative activities, must be properly controlled to protect individual... View full abstract»

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  • Restrictions on Scientific Freedom

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 7 - 9
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  • Programmable Automation and the Workplace

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 10 - 15
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    The Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) has recently completed a study of programmable automation (PA) in manufacturing. The study discusses programmable automation technologies, ramifications for industrial structure and competitive conduct, and effects on employment issues. The discussion focuses on how and where programmable automation will affect the work force. View full abstract»

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  • The Nuclear Winter Hypothesis: Implications for Scientific Credibility

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 16 - 18
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    Recent publications raise the possibility that a limited nuclear war could result in global effects that might cause the extinction of most biological species. During the past four decades, this possibility has not been considered in publications which represented a consensus of ``official'' scientific opinion. The implications for scientific credibility are discussed. View full abstract»

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  • SSIT Cosponsored Abstracts 1985 Carnahan Conference on Harmonizing Technology with Society

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  • The Present Predicament and a Scientific Solution

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 22 - 27
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    The present period, called the scientific revolution, is characterized by the dominant factors of science and its prodigy child, technology. There is a mismatching of impedance as the power and, consequently, decision-making, are held by people ignorant in science and technology. The human quest for the truth follows three stages: mythological, ideological and scientific. Present power holders bas... View full abstract»

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  • News, Notes, and Comments

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 28 - 29
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  • Letters to the Editor

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 29 - 30
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  • IEEE Position Paper

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 30
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  • [Breaker page]

    Publication Year: 1985 , Page(s): 30
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  • IEEE copyright form

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  • Front Cover

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Aims & Scope

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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Katina Michael
School of Information Systems and Technology
University of Wollongong