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2008

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Full-Text Articles in Science and Technology Studies

The Economics Of Pacific Bell V. Linkline Communications, Scott J. Wallsten Jan 2008

The Economics Of Pacific Bell V. Linkline Communications, Scott J. Wallsten

Scott J. Wallsten

No abstract provided.


The Emergence Of Online Widescale Interaction In Unexpected Events: Assistance, Alliance And Retreat, Leysia Palen, Sarah Vieweg Jan 2008

The Emergence Of Online Widescale Interaction In Unexpected Events: Assistance, Alliance And Retreat, Leysia Palen, Sarah Vieweg

Sarah E. Vieweg

No abstract provided.


Collective Intelligence In Disaster: An Examination Of The Phenomenon In The Aftermath Of The 2007 Virginia Tech Shootings, Sarah Vieweg, Leysia Palen, Sophia B. Liu, Amanda L. Hughes, Jeannette Sutton Jan 2008

Collective Intelligence In Disaster: An Examination Of The Phenomenon In The Aftermath Of The 2007 Virginia Tech Shootings, Sarah Vieweg, Leysia Palen, Sophia B. Liu, Amanda L. Hughes, Jeannette Sutton

Sarah E. Vieweg

No abstract provided.


In Search Of The Bigger Picture: The Emergent Role Of On-Line Photo Sharing In Times Of Disaster, Sophia B. Liu, Leysia Palen, Jeannette Sutton, Amanda L. Hughes, Sarah Vieweg Jan 2008

In Search Of The Bigger Picture: The Emergent Role Of On-Line Photo Sharing In Times Of Disaster, Sophia B. Liu, Leysia Palen, Jeannette Sutton, Amanda L. Hughes, Sarah Vieweg

Sarah E. Vieweg

No abstract provided.


Ambient Intelligence 2020, Olivier Da Costa, Michael Friedewald Jan 2008

Ambient Intelligence 2020, Olivier Da Costa, Michael Friedewald

Michael Friedewald

No abstract provided.


Research In The Biotech Age: Can Informational Privacy Compete?, Wilhelm Peekhaus Jan 2008

Research In The Biotech Age: Can Informational Privacy Compete?, Wilhelm Peekhaus

Wilhelm Peekhaus

This paper examines the privacy of personal medical information in the health research context. Arguing that biomedical research in Canada has been caught up in the government’s broader neo-liberal policy agenda that has positioned biotechnology as a strategic driver of economic growth, the author discusses the tension between informational privacy and the need for medical information for research purposes. Consideration is given to the debate about whether privacy for medical information serves or hinders the ‘public good’ in respect of medical research, and to discussions of informed consent as an element of ‘fair information practices’ designed to safeguard the ...


Environment And Development In Uganda: Understanding The Global Influence On Domestic Policy, Christopher Gore Dec 2007

Environment And Development In Uganda: Understanding The Global Influence On Domestic Policy, Christopher Gore

Christopher D Gore

No abstract provided.


Healthy Urban Food Production And Local Government, Christopher Gore Dec 2007

Healthy Urban Food Production And Local Government, Christopher Gore

Christopher D Gore

No abstract provided.


Electricity And Privatization In Uganda: The Origins Of Crisis And Problems With Response, Christopher Gore Dec 2007

Electricity And Privatization In Uganda: The Origins Of Crisis And Problems With Response, Christopher Gore

Christopher D Gore

No abstract provided.


UbiquitäRes Computing Und Seine Auswirkungen Auf Die Industriearbeit, Ralf Lindner, Michael Friedewald Dec 2007

UbiquitäRes Computing Und Seine Auswirkungen Auf Die Industriearbeit, Ralf Lindner, Michael Friedewald

Michael Friedewald

Ubiquitäres Computing (UbiComp) bezeichnet eine alles durchdringende Informatisierung und Ver- netzung u.a. auch im Arbeitsleben. Es fügt sich in der industriellen Fertigung in die seit langem zu beobachtenden Trends der Rationalisierung und Flexibilisierung ein, beschleunigen diese und ver- stärken zum Teil deren Auswirkungen auf innerbetriebliche Prozesse. Mit Blick auf Tätigkeitsprofile und Qualifikationsanforderungen sind zwei gegenläufigen Folgen von UbiComp zu erwarten: Einer- seits werden bestimmte Tätigkeiten in der industriellen Fertigung eine qualitative Anreicherung und Erweiterung erfahren, während andererseits erweiterte Möglichkeiten zur Automatisierung von einfa- chen Kontroll-, Überwachungs- und anderen manuellen Ta ...