Essays about: "Technological sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 202 essays containing the words Technological sciences.

  1. 1. Digital wellbeing, according to Google

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital wellbeing; Google; technology; smartphones; science and technology studies; social shaping; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In May 2018, Google presented a new initiative called Digital wellbeing at their annual developer conference, Google I/O. Digital wellbeing consists of part a new design philosophy guiding the company’s products, part a set of tools to improve people’s relationship with digital technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Artists without an income? : critical analysis of the value gap and its impact on emerging artists and the music industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Jenny-Maria Lohiniva; [2019]
    Keywords : music industy; artists; streaming services; value gap; record labels; media conglomeration; live performance; visual image; social media; recording industry; music distribution; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to discover what are the consequences of the value gap, for the emerging artists and the music industry by critically evaluating the concept of value gap and what it means for the music industry. This will also lead the way to discovering how emerging artists are “making it” in the era of music streaming, and which aspects are playing a significant role in this. READ MORE

  3. 3. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  4. 4. Smarter geovisualization tools : a user approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Frida Ulfves; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; geography; geovisualizations; sense of place; user approach; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Geovisualization tools are continuously becoming more complex. These tools can present vivid and highly accurate representations of the real world. Simultaneously, spatial data is becoming incredibly detailed and the possibilities of interacting with the geovisualization tools are plentiful. Geovisualization tools are indeed powerful. READ MORE

  5. 5. Financing Low - Carbon Materials Through Green Bonds : Proposing Criteria and Benchmarks for Green Bonds in the Aluminium Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Stefanie Berendsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate finance - Green bonds – Low-Carbon Materials – Green Bond Criteria – Aluminium Production; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing emissions in the basic materials sector, which account for 25% of the global greenhouse gas emissions is a pressing climate mitigation task. Investments into decarbonising this sector are critical and therefore raising capital though climate finance is gaining attention. READ MORE