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A Matter of Ethics [From the Editor's Desk]

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The IEEE Code of Ethics guides our behavior as professionals, on issues important to the mission of the IEEE. Professional ethics are not the same as the personal or moral ethics that frame our personal beliefs on matters such as lying, stealing, or cheating. Professional and personal ethics can have two dimensions: 1) preventing and avoiding bad things and 2) enabling or promoting good things. I urge our readers to take a few minutes to read the IEEE Code of Ethics and think about how to make them part of your IAS activities.

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