Laura Jacob

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| The social implications of a wide variety of technologies are the subject matter of the IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT). This paper reviews the SSIT’s contributions since the Society’s founding in 1982, and surveys the outlook for certain key technologies that may have significant social impacts in the future. Military and(More)
Children with SLI generally exhibit poor sentence comprehension skills. We examined the specific impact of grammatical complexity and lexical frequency on comprehension performance, yielding contrasting results. The present study sheds new light on sentence comprehension in children with SLI by investigating a linguistic factor which has attracted little(More)
Date of publication: 26 September 2013 T his past summer, at the end of June, I was privileged to attend my first IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS’13) as SSIT’s President. It was an honor to open the conference. I also was particularly pleased to meet in person so many fascinating SSIT members whom I’d only known previously from(More)
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