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Issue 4 • Date winter 2010

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): C1
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  • Information for Authors

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): C2
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  • [Table of Contents]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 1
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  • Masthead

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 2
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  • Thumbs Up for Our Authors [Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 3
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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine Seeks Editor [News and Notes]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 4
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  • IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society 2011 Overcoming Social Barriers with Computing

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 5
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  • Special Section on Green Computing

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 6
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  • Correction [to "Standing in the Way: Sustainable Future vs. Sloth, Genes, and Entropy" (Robbins, J.; Fall 2010 14-21)]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 6
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    The feature article in the Fall 2010 issue of T&S Magazine, “Standing in the Way: Sustainable Future vs. Sloth, Genes, and Entropy,” by Jeff Robbins should have included the following information: Jeff Robbins teaches research writing courses on technology, consumer, and environmental issues at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. He can be reached at jhrobbin@rci.rutgers.edu. View full abstract»

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  • The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into White Men (Anderson, W.; 2008) [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):7 - 8
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  • The Business of Speed: The Hot Rod Industry in America,1915-1990 (Lucsko, D.N.; 2008) [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):9 - 11
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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine On-Line Resources

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s): 11
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  • The Design of Future Things (Norman, D.A.; 2007) [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):14 - 15
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  • The Model T: A Centennial History (Casey, R.; 2008) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):12 - 13
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  • Engineering Case Studies: Bridging Micro and Macro Ethics

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):16 - 19
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    The literature leaves little doubt that case studies were central to the new discipline of engineering ethics when it was established in the 1970s. Early conferences and sourcebooks focused on hypothetical scenarios, and many of the cases from that decade came to comprise a litany of disasters in engineering ethics. These cases include the DC10 crashes in Paris and Chicago, the Ford Pinto gas-tank... View full abstract»

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  • Protecting Electrical Technology Through Patents

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):20 - 29
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    This article provides a strategic guide for engineers and companies on how to cultivate innovation, acquire exclusive rights to that innovation through patents, and use those patents to secure a commercial advantage especially for electrical technologies. View full abstract»

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  • Climate Change, Technology, and Sustainability

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):30 - 36
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    Climate change controversies have raised the profile of sustainability discussions. Increased attention has yielded greater understanding of climate change as a global environmental problem, one that requires global cooperation and greater scientific consensus in order to reduce carbon emissions and consequently our energy footprint. Sustainability cannot be addressed separately from technology. T... View full abstract»

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  • Plagiarism-Detection Services: How Well Do They Actually Perform?

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):37 - 43
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    Professors spend many hours grading student papers and reviewing scholarly work submitted for publication. In addition to providing constructive, informative, and engaging critiques, professors must be aware of a broader literature to enforce academic standards of attribution and integrity. Adopting the mindset to support plagiarism detection- skeptically looking for the source of an unusually wel... View full abstract»

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  • Security Threats and Mitigating Risk for USB Devices

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):44 - 49
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    Computer users have consistently sought out improvements to devices for removable storage to provide the quickest and most efficient means of transferring data from one computer to another. Portable storage media have always been fraught with risk. Security considerations have always been a concern and organizations have tried to mitigate these threats using many controls. However, since threats a... View full abstract»

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  • Exploring the Professional Status of Software Work in India

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):50 - 56
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    As project management is more often executed in India and controlled by Indian firms, entry to software work has become more dependent on market demand, and less on qualification in a software-related discipline. The attributes approach fails to answer why professionals possess a high amount of power and social status in society and why they are largely free from the evaluation of the public. The ... View full abstract»

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  • Year-End Index

    Publication Year: 2010, Page(s):1 - 5
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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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Editor-in-Chief
Katina Michael
School of Information Systems and Technology
University of Wollongong