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Issue 3 • Date Fall 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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  • Membership Issues, Opportunities, and IEEE-SSIT's Future [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 3 - 4
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  • New Editor for T&S Magazine [News and Notes]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 4
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  • Nasty and Brutish But Not Short [review of "Wired for War: Wired For War: The Robotics Revolution And Conflict In The Twenty-First Century" (Singer, P.W.; 2009)]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 5 - 6
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  • Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work (Crawford, M.; 2009) [Book Reviews]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 7 - 8
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  • Addressing climate change with geoengineering in the 21st century [reviews of "climate wars: the fight for survival as the world overheats" (gwyer, g.l.;2010); "how to cool the planet: geoengineering and the audacious quest to fix earth??s climate" (goodell, j. 2010); "hack the planet: science??s best hope ?? or worst nightmare ?? for averting climate" (kintisch,e.; 2010) and "the climate fix: what scientists and politicians won??t tell you about global warming" (pielke, r.; 2010)

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 9 - 11
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  • SSIT and T&S Online Resources

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 12
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  • Corrections [to the Summer 2011 issue of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine]

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 12
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    Lists two corrections for the Summer 2011 issue. View full abstract»

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  • The Fallout from Emerging Technologies: Surveillance, Social Networks, and Suicide

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 13 - 17
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  • ID Scanners in the Australian Night-Time Economy

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 18 - 24
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    The recent introduction of ID scanners into the night-time economy in many Australian cities is fertile ground for exploring a range of themes related to technology and society. There are questions about the scanners' contribution to increased surveillance, the interface between private and public forms of surveillance, the capacity for data sharing, concerns about the protection of privacy and th... View full abstract»

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  • Workplace Consequences of Electronic Exhibitionism and Voyeurism

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 25 - 33
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    Electronic exhibitionism de scribes the increasing worldwide phenomenon of individuals eviscerating their own privacy by affirmatively or inadvertently posting and distributing private and intimate information, thoughts, activities and photographs via email, text messaging, blogs, and social networking pages. Electronic voyeurism is descriptive of the related phenomenon of individuals and employer... View full abstract»

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  • Continuous RFID-Enabled Authentication: Privacy Implications

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 34 - 41
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    Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has been used in many application areas, including tracking shipments, inventory control, tracking livestock, locating missing pets, and studying wildlife. Recent years saw a rise in applications where RFID is used to track and monitor people with a broad objective of improving safety and productivity. RFID is now used to track military and law enfo... View full abstract»

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  • Regulating Beyond Nanotechnology

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 42 - 48
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    When a new technology generates a need for legal change, there are questions about the form that change should take. The fact that legal problems accompany the introduction of nanotechnology does not mean that all related legal amendments are optimally limited to that context. This article considers some of the disadvantages of creating nano-specific sui generis rules to cope with legal and... View full abstract»

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  • Cyborg Rights

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 49 - 57
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    The process of cyborgization harbors great promise, but also significant threats. The scope for inequitable access to potentially beneficial prostheses is enormous, and so is the risk of a backlash against orthoses that are perceived to be "unnatural" or potentially harmful. Political, social, and economic institutions must grapple with the fruits of the labors of information and communications te... View full abstract»

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  • Privacy in the Age of Google and Facebook

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): 58 - 63
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    Google and Facebook look to be at best naive, and at worst inept, when it comes to managing data privacy.Privacy is a key protection for intellectual, polit ical, and religious freedom, as well as the dignity of the individual. We cannot underestimate the power of the online revolution unleashed by Google and Facebook, but we can not ignore the inherent vulnerabili ties their size brings to digita... View full abstract»

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  • Scope of the Society on Social Implications of Technology

    Publication Year: 2011 , Page(s): C3
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  • IEEE Society On Social Implications Of Technology

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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