Essays about: "Sociotechnical Imaginaries"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Sociotechnical Imaginaries.

  1. 1. IDENTITY & TECHNO-UTOPIANISM. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Marketing Material and their Sociotechnical Imaginaries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för journalistik, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Albin Åberg; [2022-02-10]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Sociotechnical Imaginaries; Marketing Technology; MarTech; Critical Studies; Identity; Techno- Utopianism;

    Abstract : This research paper sets out to investigate the messaging present in a corpus of texts gathered from Acxiom’s, an American data-analysis and ‘Identity Solutions’-company, website. The paper applies a framework of Critical Discourse Analysis informed by Theo van Leeuwen’s theory of ‘legitimations’ and analyses the findings through the theoretical framework of ‘Sociotechnical Imaginaries’. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rural views on the transition from fossil-fuelled cars to electric cars

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Matilda Hedelin; [2022]
    Keywords : electric cars; fossil fuels; sociotechnical imaginaries; rural development;

    Abstract : This study highlights perspectives considering the transition from fossil-fueled cars to electric cars in the Swedish passenger car fleet. The perspectives origins from semi-structured interviews with six rural residents in Värmland, Sweden, and from examined editorials, news reporting and debate articles in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Paradox of Green Development : A Critical Discourse Analysis of the European Green Deal with a Specific Focus on Electric Vehicles

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Mona Rafieefar; [2022]
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    Abstract : Electric vehicles are central to sustainability policy solutions in the European Union (EU). In policy documents published by the European Commission (EC), a transition to electric vehicles is supported by sociotechnical imaginaries of energy efficiency, economic growth, and environmental protection. READ MORE

  4. 4. Artificial Intelligence in National Media: How the North-South Divide Matters

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Claudia Wladdimiro Quevedo; [2022]
    Keywords : Artificial intelligence; sociotechnical imaginaries; critical discourse analysis; data extractivism; hegemonic voice; North-South perspective; China.;

    Abstract : This study addresses the issue of how discourses around Artificial Intelligence have been presentedin national media. To explore this topic, I analyze news articles to identify narratives and imaginariesthat contribute to building the concept of AI from a North-South perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. Imagining the Metaverse Worlds : The Perspectives of Meta and Indonesians

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Hamzah Dzikri Fadliansyah; [2022]
    Keywords : actor-network theory; civic imagination; digital technology; Indonesia Indonesian tech workers; mediatization; Meta; metaverse; postdigital; science and technology studies; sociotechnical imaginaries; technological convergence; transmedia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : On October 28, 2021, Mark Zuckerberg announced the rebranding of Facebook to Meta through a keynote video uploaded on Meta’s official YouTube channel. The keynote video contains Meta’s new vision to build an immersive extended reality world called metaverse. However, the idea of the metaverse is contested. READ MORE