IEEE T&S Magazine, June 2016


VOL. 35, NO. 2, JUNE 2016

SPECIAL SECTION—Rise of the Robots:
Technology and Social Disruption


President’s Message
3 Do We Just “Build Stuff”?
Greg Adamson

Call for
4 ISTAS 2017 — Kerala, India

5 When Uber Cars Become Driverless: “They Won’t Need No Driver”
Katina Michael

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11 Marvin Minsky 1927–
David Brin

12 Perfecting Sound
15 America’s Assembly Line
18 Rise of the Robots
20 The Cybernetics Moment
23 Military Robots: Mapping the Moral Landscape
25 Digital Militarism

Leading Edge
29 When Smart Is Not: Technology and Michio Kaku’s The Future of the
Jeff Robbins

28 Social Network Neutrality, Anyone?
Nicholas Paul Sheppard
32 RFID Implant Developments: Where are We Headed and Why?
Sharon Rose Bradley-Munn
86 Are Technologies Innocent? Part Three: The Passive Instrument Argument*icon.access.locked
Michael Arnold and Christopher Pearce

Ethical Dilemmas
34 GM Ignition Switch Recall: Too Little Too Late?
Karl Stephan
36 Toyota: Not So Fast,
Karl Stephan

38 Uber Is Built on
Chris MacDonald

News and Notes
39 ISTAS 2016: An Update

Last Word
88 Militarized
Christine Perakslis


40_ Will My Next Car Be a Libertarian or a Utilitarian? Who Will Decide?*icon.access.locked
Tom Fourniercrop sample


46_ Sex Robot Matters — Slavery, the Prostituted, and the Rights of Machines*icon.access.lockedcopy of image to be used with sex robots article
Kathleen Richardson



54_ Robot Enhanced Therapy for Children with Autism Disorders: Measuring Ethical Acceptability*icon.access.locked
Andreea Peca, Mark Coeckelbergh, Ramona Simut, Cristina Costescu, Sebastian Pintea, Daniel David, and Bram Vanderborght

67_ Flying Ad-Hoc Networks: Technological and Social Implications*icon.access.lockededitorial thumbnail drones
Wajiya Zafar and Bilal Muhammad Khan



75_ Privacy Policy Analysis of Popular Web Platforms*icon.access.locked
Stephanie Winkler and Sherali Zeadally

* Refereed articles.

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