IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

Volume 34 Issue 4 • Dec. 2015

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  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):1 - 2
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  • Improving Our \"Engineering-Crazed\" Image [President's Message]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 3
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  • Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Creating the Digital Revolution [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):4 - 6
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  • Faxed: The Rise and Fall of the Fax Machine [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):6 - 8
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  • Reflecting on the Contribution of T&S Magazine to the IEEE [Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):9 - 14
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  • Irish President Michael D. Higgins Delivers Opening Address at ISTAS 2015 in Dublin [News and Notes]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 14
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  • Technology and Change [Open Letter]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):15 - 32
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  • On the Road with Rick Sare? and Google Glass [Interview]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):16 - 87
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    Rick Sare is an American long haul freight truck driver. When he is not at work, driving, he lives in Orlando, FL. He was interviewed by Alexander Hayes on March 26, 2014, via Google Hangouts. Hayes, the interviewer, is a Ph.D. scholar at the University of Wollongong, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS), School of Information Systems & Technology (SISAT), Wollongong, Aust... View full abstract»

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  • Shakespeare, Social Media and Social Networks [Viewpoint]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):17 - 30
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  • Corporate Individualism--Changing the Face of Capitalism [Leading Edge]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):20 - 22
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  • Multimedia and Gaming Technologies for Telerehabilitation of Motor Disabilities [Leading Edge]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):23 - 30
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  • MoodTrek--A New App to Improve Mental HealthCare [Leading Edge]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):31 - 32
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  • Alternative Planning and Land Administration for Future Smart Cities [Leading Edge]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):33 - 73
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  • Pharmaco-Electronics Emerge [Commentary]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):36 - 87
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  • Blockchain Thinking : The Brain as a Decentralized Autonomous Corporation [Commentary]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):41 - 52
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  • 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS 2016)

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 53
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  • Held Captive in the Cyberworld [Fiction]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):54 - 62
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  • Information Paradox : Drowning in Information, Starving for Knowledge [Commentary]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):63 - 73
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  • The Value of Accountability in the Cloud: Individual Willingness to Pay for Transparency

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):74 - 82
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    Within the global cloud market, accountability is needed to help overcome barriers to cloud service adoption. A key inhibitor for movement to software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud models is lack of consumer trust. ?Potential cloud customers perceive a lack of transparency and relatively less control [on their data] than with traditional models? [1]. One way of introducing accountability in the cloud ... View full abstract»

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  • Shaping Our Technological Futures

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):83 - 86
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    Some important, long-term, social and economic challenges that we face can potentially be addressed by existing and emerging technologies. This article draws on the future technology growth trends and technology lists identified by Evans [3] in the paper "Securing Australia's Future - Future Technology Overview." Our focus is on how technological change can be channeled to address the critical cha... View full abstract»

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  • Driver Distraction from Dashboard and Wearable Interfaces: A Case Against Connectivity

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):88 - 99
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    I recently bought my first new car. Since every car I had owned to that point had been ?used,? the car dealership experience was new for me. After the test drive, haggling, and paperwork were complete, my family and I were escorted out to our brand new vehicle. The salesperson then asked to see my smartphone so that he could sync it up with the dashboard and steering-wheel-button operated connecti... View full abstract»

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  • Are Technologies Innocent? : Part One

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s):100 - 101
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    This is the first of a series of seven short articles to be published in consecutive issues of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, and when taken collectively, argue that our technologies can and should be taken seriously. View full abstract»

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  • Call for Papers IEEE Potentials

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 102
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  • Digitus Secundus: The Swipe [Last Word]

    Publication Year: 2015, Page(s): 104
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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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Jeremy Pitt
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Imperial College London