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Issue 2 • Date Summer 2011

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C1
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  • [Table of Contents]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 1
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  • [Masthead]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 2
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  • Pushing Forty [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 3
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  • Marveling at the Diversity [Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 4
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  • Society, Ethics, and Technology, 4th Edition (Winston, M.E. and Edelbach, R.D.; 2009) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):5 - 6
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  • The Design Culture Reader (Highmore, B.; 2009) [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):7 - 8
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  • Wireless and Empire: Geopolitics, Radio Industry, and Ionosphere in the British Empire, 1918-1939 (Anduaga, A.; 2009) [Book review]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):9 - 11
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  • T&S Magazine Wins Award of Excellence [News and Notes]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 11
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  • Lightning Protection: Getting It Wrong

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):12 - 21
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    Lightning has become a significant threat to electronics in many countries where the natural phenomenon has previously been treated only as an occasional attacker of careless living beings. Most tropical countries, several southern states of the U.S.A., Japan, and several parts of Australia, experience heavy annual lightning occurrence density. These regions also record high levels of lightning re... View full abstract»

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  • Global ICT-Mediated Collaborations: Thinking Beyond Networks

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):22 - 30
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    Social laws differ from natural laws they can be made an object of reflection and, therefore, change. When it comes to ICT-mediated collaboration, the concept of technology developed within computer science may be critically re-examined in terms of its heuristic significance. This article contributes to this task by challenging the universal applicability of the network perspective on collaboratio... View full abstract»

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  • Datacenters in the Desert

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):31 - 38
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    Green IT and green data centers will not happen overnight. Achieving greener data centers with lower carbon emissions and be more environmentally sustainable is a daunting task and especially challenging to make facilities running in extreme climatic conditions greener. However, with maturing technologies and availability of greener products, organizations have better options, even in extreme clim... View full abstract»

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  • Cell-Phone-Enabled Empowerment of Woman Earning Less than $1/Day

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):39 - 45
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    Cell phones are the fastest spreading information technology (IT) in the developing world, with a penetration rate of over 61%. Hence, there is a growing interest among governments, investors, banking industries, and retail giants like Wal-Mart to exploit this emerging channel of communication for offering services and expanding businesses to more than 3 billion poor consumers earning less than $2... View full abstract»

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  • Knowledge Production in Biotechnology in India

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):46 - 54
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    The 21st century marks a significant change to the context in which knowledge is produced. The new institutional arrangements that seek to protect knowledge and its applications - and the possible global networking of organizations and global flows of knowledge - have changed the context of knowledge production. Some developing countries like India have built impressive research and development (R... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): C4
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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