technology rss sort by issue

Issue 01/2019

Bringing the ethics into innovation

Innovative technology is not created in a vacuum but by, and for, society as a whole

At this time of the year many eyes are turned towards the new technologies coming out of big trade shows, such as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. And while new technologies still have their detractors, it would be very difficult to dismiss the benefits many of them are bringing to areas such as medicine, manufacturing and ICT, to name but a few.

2018
Issue 06/2018

Healthcare needs doctors and machines

Disruptive technologies bring healthcare improvements but raise new issues

Imagine being able to predict medical conditions in healthy people and take steps to prevent them before symptoms develop, or having fully autonomous systems monitor critical patients in intensive care units instead of requiring a team of specialists.

Issue 06/2018

Disruptive change is here

IEC needs to become fit for its challenges

IEC President James E. Shannon address to Council