Essays about: "do it yourself"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words do it yourself.

  1. 1. Patching Domestic Water Practices in Old Havana : A Minor Field Study

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Ninél Sukovich; [2019]
    Keywords : technology; water; infrastructure; social practice; domestic water consumption; Cuba; Havana; gender; everyday life;

    Abstract : Many citizens living in Old Havana, Cuba, do not have regular access to potable water in their homes. As a result, this thesis explores how the water infrastructure in Old Havana shapes the everyday lives of local residents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Implementation of an 8-bit Dynamic Fixed-Point Convolutional Neural Network for Human Sign Language Recognition on a Xilinx FPGA Board

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Ricardo Núñez-Prieto; [2019]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence; Computer Vision; Machine Learning; Convolutional Neural Networks; FPGA; Sign Language Recognition; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis work is to implement a convolutional neural network on an FPGA device with the capability of recognising human sign language. The set of gestures that the neural network can identify has been taken from the Swedish sign language, and it consists of the signs used for representing the letters of the Swedish alphabet (a.k.a. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Do It Yourself to Do It Together : Sociological analysis of knowledge sharing in Stockholm Makerspace

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Mayya Shmidt; [2019]
    Keywords : Sharing economy; knowledge sharing; commons-based peer production; DIY communities; ethnography;

    Abstract : The study examinesthe variety of interaction and motivation practices to participate in the sharing initiative as well as pinpointing key elements of member-driven organization functioning;in the case of Stockholm Makerspace– a community of non-professional makers.  The Current scholarship on sharing is mostly focused on the large-scale platform businesses in a North American context, thus evidence from grassroots small-scale initiatives is lacking. READ MORE

  4. 4. The earthship concept : a building technique and subculture aiming towards environmentally conscious-change

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Martin Ekvall; [2019]
    Keywords : do it yourself; earthship; green construction; sustainable buildings;

    Abstract : I will in this master thesis study a building concept called Earthship. Designed to be autonomous, built out-of earth, tires and as much reused material as possible in order to be a self-sufficient, environmental friendly building that transcends monthly payments for its inhabitants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself- A study of how to assess security vulnerabilities of web servers through configuration analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Ingrid Hyltander; [2019]
    Keywords : Software Vulnerabilities; Security Misconfiguration; Configuration Analysis; Web Server; Apache; Nginx; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The web server is an essential component of many systems today. It has the possibility to give access to files with sensitive information and it is the backbone that enable a vast amount of applications. READ MORE