Essays about: "critical play"

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  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. Dispersion management and characterization of ultrashort laser pulses for the optimization of parametric processes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Atomfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Axel Elfving; [2019]
    Keywords : frequency resolved optical gating; optical parametric amplification; difference frequency generation; nonlinear optics; laser pulse compression; lasers; optics; Technology and Engineering; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : This thesis set out to continue the development of a short-wave infrared (SWIR) optical parametric amplifier (OPA). The system is based on a Yb-ber chirped pulse amplification (CPA) laser delivering 400 fs long pulses, centered around 1030 nm, at 200 kHz repetition rate and 40 W average power. READ MORE

  3. 3. Practically Human. : Performing Social Robots and Feminist Aspects on Agency, Body and Gender.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Karin Victorin; [2019]
    Keywords : Feminist technoscience; critical posthumanism; posthuman; social robot; AI; technology and art; robots in theatre; human-machine; agency; body; gender; intra-action; cyborg; liminal personae; human-like machines; Judy Wajcman; Karen Barad; Donna Haraway.;

    Abstract : Through an experimental theatre play, this thesis explores the development of human-like agency in contemporary “social robot” technology. The entrance point of this study is the gender gap and lack of diversity in contemporary AI/robot development, with an emerging need for interdisciplinary research across robot technology and social sciences. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why is Uganda experiencing a stall in fertility decline and what implications does the high desired fertility have for the fertility transition? - A case study of Uganda as a deviant case of the Demographic Transition Theory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Elin Svensson; [2019]
    Keywords : The Demographic Theory Fertility Reproductive behaviour Desired fertility; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : WHO The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises that demographic trends play an essential role in the overall development of a country and improvements in economic, social and health conditions. One of the grand theories of population studies is the Demographic Transition Theory, a linear and universal model of population change. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'Til Death Do Us Part : representations of men in the Italian mainstream press coverage of femicide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Giulia Masciavé; [2019]
    Keywords : ‘News media’; ‘femicide’; ‘masculinity’; ‘crime news’; ‘journalism ethics’; ‘Critical Discourse Analysis’; ‘representations’; ‘Italy’; ‘mainstream newspapers’; ‘negotiation’; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Femicide is the ultimate expression of violence against women. It is the ultimate act of male dominance over a woman. Despite the criminal justice systems and governments have acknowledged femicide as a crime, there is little public awareness about the patriarchal roots that diffuse and maintain men´s power. READ MORE