Sökning: "sociology of technology"

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  1. 1. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    Författare :Francis Lee; Ulf Mellström; Boel Berner; Adrian Mackenzie; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; Technology and social change; Teknik och social förändring; Sociology; Sociologi; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; Education; Pedagogik; Informatics and systems science; Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. LÄS MER

  2. 2. På AI-teknikens axlar : om kunskapssociologin och stark artificiell intelligens

    Författare :Peter Kåhre; Gunnar Andersson; Tom Ziemke; Lunds universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gregory Bateson; James Wertsch.; Yrjö Engeström; Katherine N. Hayles; Lucy Suchman; Hubert Dreyfus; John Searle; David Bloor; Lev Vygotsky; Niklas Luhmann; Chinese room; Turing test; socionics; darwinism; emergence; relativism; posthumanism; environmentalism; situationism; social communication; second order cybernetics; systems theory; sociology of knowledge; connectionism; Strong artificial intelligence; distributed artificial intelligence; Sociology; Sociologi; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; Filosofi; Practical Philosophy;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation is concerned with Sociology’s stance in the debate on Strong Artificial Intelligence, i.e. such AI that is able to shape new knowledge without human interference. There is a need for sociologists to realize the difference between two approaches to constructing AI systems: Symbolic AI (or Classic AI) and Distributed AI – DAI. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Waves of controversy : gene technology in Dagens nyheter 1973-96

    Författare :Anna Olofsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Mass media; public debate; agenda setting; content analysis; society and technology; STS; public discourse analysis; gene technology; genetic engineering; biotechnology; scientific controversies; resistance to new technology; s-curve; life-cycle models; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the public debate on gene technology, between 1973 and 1996, in one of the agenda-setting media in Sweden, Dagens Nyheter. Gene technology is one of the latest controversial technologies which characterise our present Western society. LÄS MER

  4. 4. It-retorik og hverdagsliv : Et studie af fødevarehandel over Internet

    Författare :Kristine Thorsted; Sociologiska institutionen; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; social shaping of technology; consumer behaviour; family; feeding work; consumer skills; domestication of technology; gender; Internet grocery shopping; everyday life; Sociology; Samhällsvetenskaper; Sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : From a social constructivist point of view this thesis investigates how e-commerce of grocery develops in the period 1998-2003. The empirical research is done in Sweden. Most Swedish grocery concerns that have had e-commerce and have been forced to shut down as a result of lack of demand. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Public Perceptions of Gene Technology : On the edge of risk society

    Författare :Susanna Öhman; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; Sociologi;

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