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Issue 1 • Date Spring 2014

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C1
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  • 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS 14)

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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  • IEEE 2014 Conference on Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): C2
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  • [Table of contents]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Staff listing

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 3
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  • Starting a New Chapter [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 4
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  • We've Got to Do Better [Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):5 - 7
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  • T&S Magazine Welcomes Three New Associate Editors [News and Notes]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):8 - 9
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  • Nanotechnology: Ethical and Social Implications [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):10 - 12
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  • Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):12 - 15
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  • T&S 'Technology and Society in Asia' Editorial Hits a Nerve [Letter to the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 16
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    Attached please find the commentor's response to your editorial, not in the traditional form of a Letter to the Editor but as a "picture to the Editor." View full abstract»

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  • Geosocial Intelligence [Leading Edge]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):17 - 18
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  • Appropriate Technologies in the Globalized World: FAQs [Commentary]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):19 - 26
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  • Call for Nominations

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s): 26
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  • The Reinvention of Social Capital for Socio-Technical Systems [Special Section Introduction]

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):27 - 80
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  • Smart Cities and Their Smart Decisions: Ethical Considerations

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):34 - 40
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    In many respects, information and communication technologies (ICTs) pose new challenges to society. It is worth recognizing what ICTs represent within the urban space because of their widespread use and increasing presence in people?s daily lives. ICTs allow new ways of interaction between citizens and communities and, according to many authors, their use can improve not only communication within ... View full abstract»

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  • Goal-Oriented Prosumer Community Groups for the Smart Grid

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):41 - 48
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    Energy demand is continually rising, worldwide. Most of the current demand is met by non-renewable energy sources, like coal, petroleum, and natural gas. However, currently, society is faced with the problem of dwindling and scarce non-renewable energy resources, resulting in a shortage of energy. Moreover, the process of energy production from non-renewable sources is increasing greenhouse gas em... View full abstract»

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  • User Issues for Smart Meter Technology

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):49 - 53
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    Smart meters have become a matter of concern for many populations, although the technology is as always politically neutral. The focus on electricity rather than all metered services, water, gas, and electricity is one aspect of this public concern. View full abstract»

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  • Social Media, Disaster Studies, and Human Communication

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):54 - 65
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    Most sociologists of knowledge and science tend to agree that significant advances in an area come less from the accumulation of empirical studies, but more from reconceptualizations of basic ideas and definitions [1, p. 38]. View full abstract»

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  • Value Capturing and Role Playing in Social Networking Sites

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):66 - 72
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    Digitally Engaged Communities (DECs) are growing exponentially within Social Networking Sites (SNS), such as Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, LinkedIn, and MySpace, thanks to the wide adoption of such sites. Digitally engaged communities are referred to by terms such as online communities, virtual communities, Web communities, and social networks. One of the most widely cited definitions of DECs is that o... View full abstract»

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  • Maps as Deep: Reading the Code of Location-Based Social Networks

    Publication Year: 2014, Page(s):73 - 80
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    Location-based services comprise the fastest growing sector in web technology business [1, p. 9]. These services, be they location-based social networks, satellite navigation devices in cars, or augmented reality browsers as applications on mobile phones, have opened questions about their mediating effects on the awareness of location and engagement with location for users. McCulloch [2] argues th... View full abstract»

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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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Katina Michael
School of Information Systems and Technology
University of Wollongong