Essays about: "science and technology studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 essays containing the words science and technology studies.

  1. 1. RUSSIA VERSUS “HITLER-GERMANY” AND “GAY-WEST”. Cultural History and Political Technology in Defence of a Besieged Fortress

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Tuomas Taavila; [2019-09-04]
    Keywords : ryska; SIK; Russia; national idea; Critical Discourse Analysis; cultural history; state-propaganda; besieged fortress; West; Great Patriotic War; othering;

    Abstract : Against the background of deteriorated relations between Russia and the West,this study conducts a Critical Discourse Analysis on the Russian nation-buildingproject, facilitated by official rhetoric and state-controlled television. The essaystarts with an examination of the cultural roots of a Russian ‘national idea’ andshows how these are present in today’s context. READ MORE

  2. 2. Neutralization of acidic wastewaters with the use of landfilled Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) high-alloyed stainless-steel slag : An upscale trial of the NEUTRALSYRA project

    University essay from KTH/Materialvetenskap

    Author : Rahul Puthucode; [2019]
    Keywords : Landfilled High-alloyed Electric Arc Furnace EAF slag; Slag neutralization potential; Slag recycling;

    Abstract : The landfilling of slag obtained from the high alloyed Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel making process, constitutes an environmental treat for society as well as an economical problem for the companies producing it, due to the costs related to waste management practices. Conventional methods of slag recycling are abundantly used among the steelmaking business, but due to their particular physical properties, high- alloyed EAF slags cannot be properly valorized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Material Selection:Guiding the Multi-Criteria Process to Design for Sustainable Innovation

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Saga Hald; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Criteria; Material Selection; Environmental Guidelines;

    Abstract : In the past decades, the world has noticed complex changes in its climate. The resources available now as well as in the future could be said to be analogous to the decreasing circumference of a funnel. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Models of guidance in augmented reality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitionsvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Josander; [2019]
    Keywords : Augmented Reality; Models of guidance; cognitive science; interaction design; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Augmented Reality (AR) is a new and exciting technology with wide potential implementation areas, from medical to industry. One of the fields from which AR is gaining attention is the manned security industry. Unfortunately, this is also one of the areas in which formal studies on AR is lacking. READ MORE