Is Technology Making Us Dumber or Smarter?

Share

Chapter Meeting of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Northern Virginia/Washington/Baltimore Chapter



  Date and Time

  Location

  Contact

  Registration



  • 10304 Lynnhaven Pl
  • Oakton Library
  • Oakton , Virginia
  • United States 22124
  • Building: Oakton Library
  • Room Number: Meeting Room 1

Staticmap?size=250x200&sensor=false&zoom=14&markers=38.8839576%2c 77
  • Co-sponsored by Northern Virginia Section, Life Members Affinity Group, Young Professionals Affinity Group, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Washington/Northern Virginia Chapter and Communications Society Washington Chapter
  • Starts 05 September 2017 12:00 AM
  • Ends 26 September 2017 06:00 PM
  • All times are US/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge
  • Register






Agenda

This meeting will be in the format of a roundtable discussion. 

We will discuss the topic of Societal Implications of Advances in Technology with the background of two articles by Tim Wu in New Yorker Magazine of January 10, 2014 and February 6, 2014 (available at the links below).   http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/if-a-time-traveller-saw-a-smartphone

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/as-technology-gets-better-will-society-get-worse

Please let the meeting organizer, Murty Polavarapu, know if you would like copies of these articles.