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IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

Volume 24 Issue 3 • Fall 2005

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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

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  • IEEE is for people. Not profit [advertisement]

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  • Table of contents

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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

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  • President's message - Heterogeneous engineering

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  • Call for papers

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  • Computing - Computer science education and the global outsourcing of software production

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):5 - 53
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  • Special issue introduction - Globalizing technological education

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  • Engineering globalization: oxymoron or opportunity?

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):8 - 15
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    Globalization can have a purely descriptive meaning, one that simply recognizes the facts of the increasing interdependence of national economies, the diffusion of technology and technological activity across international borders, and the intersection and integration of cultures. Taken in a normative sense, globalization, in addition to being a description of reality, can also turn out to be a pr... View full abstract»

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  • Globalizing manufacturing engineering education

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    The discipline of manufacturing engineering in the U.S. was established in the 1960s, a period when U.S. corporations and products dominated the global economy. Any form of engineering education that ignores the reality of multinational corporations, global supply chains, and international markets looks increasingly outmoded and provincial. The need to acknowledge the global aspects of engineering... View full abstract»

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  • IT education and training for disadvantage students: lessons from Europe

    Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):23 - 31
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    Across the European Union, education and training in information technology (IT) is seen as a way to move people experiencing disadvantage - such as the unemployed, people with disabilities, immigrants, marginalized women, and disadvantaged youth - into sustainable employment. All the EU member countries and the European Commission have invested heavily in IT education and training programs for th... View full abstract»

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  • Sustainability principles and practice for engineers

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    The Institute of Professional Engineers of New Zealand (IPENZ) Presidential Task Force recognized that there was little direction for practical application of sustainability to engineering practice, and developed a context and vision for that application. A set of sustainability principles for engineers was then developed, based on the long term viability of the planet, intra- and inter-generation... View full abstract»

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  • Threat to democratic ideals in cyberspace

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    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) issued hundreds of lawsuits against Internet users who downloaded and distributed substantial amounts of proprietary music online. Many Internet Service Providers (ISPs), such as Comcast, and many universities eventually complied with subpoenas issued on behalf of the RIAA. However, Verizon refused to hand over the names of its subscribers to th... View full abstract»

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  • Collateral damage: American science and the war on terrorism

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    In the terrorist attacks of 2001, the United States government undertook a rushed effort to increase security. In addition to new legislation such as the Patriot Act and the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the government dramatically ramped up enforcement of laws that have long been on the books, and revised its policies to deal with new terrorist threats. While the need for increased security is u... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering-An Endless Frontier - [Book Review]

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  • Correction

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  • Information for authors

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  • IEEE-SSIT Affiliate Application

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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine - Subscription

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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
Jeremy Pitt
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Imperial College London