Search for dissertations about: "Saara Taalas"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Saara Taalas.

  1. 1. Industrial Phantasmagoria : Subcultural Interactive Cinema Meets Mass-Cultural Media of Simulation

    Author : Mikolaj Dymek; Mats Engwall; Claes Gustafsson; Alf Rehn; Saara Taalas; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; video game industry; computer game industry; video games; computer games; cultural industries; media industries; cultural economy; game studies; literary theory; ludology; narratology; interactive cinema; simulational media; ergodic literature; cybertext; interactive narrative; business studies; industrial economy; hardcore gaming; casual gaming; subcultural industries; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi;

    Abstract : The video game industry has in three decades gone from a garage hobby to a global multi-billion euro media industry that challenges the significantly older and established cultural industries. After decades of explosive growth the industry surprisingly finds itself in a crisis – in terms of sales, future trajectories and creative paradigms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Problematizing Sustainable ICT

    Author : Per Fors; Thomas Taro Lennerfors; Marcus Lindahl; Saara Taalas; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainable ICT; Sustainable human-computer interaction; Green IT; Problematization; Sustainable entrepreneurship; Engineering Science with specialization in industrial engineering and management; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot industriell teknik;

    Abstract : How should we understand the relationship between information and communication technology (ICT) and sustainability? Generally, it is assumed that while ICT products contribute to many environmental and social problems as they are produced and disposed of, the potential of using ICT to achieve a more sustainable society is immense. However, despite the fact that such a discourse is favored not only in the industrial but also in the political and academic spheres, we have yet to see this presumed sustainability-related potential of ICT fully exploited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Is the medium the message? : The impact of digital media on the newspaper concept

    Author : Sara Leckner; Marko Turpeinen; Saara Taalas; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Newspaper publishing; newspaper industry; strategy; convergence; new media; digital media; electronic media; display technology; media technology; presentation-style; user interface; newspaper layout; reading behaviour; perception; newspaper consumption; consumer needs; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The impact of digital (new) media has caused both challenges and threats to newspapers’ continuing existence as a profitable and influential mass medium. While this is not the first time in history that new media appear to be challenging the future of the newspaper medium, from one perspective digital media offer not only direct competition, or alternative ways to produce and deliver news, but also possibilities for convergence, for making new media part of the traditional newspaper, inducing whole new possibilities for publishing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Entrepreneurial Strategy-Making Mode and Performance : A study of the Newspaper Industry

    Author : Aldo van Weezel; Robert Picard; Saara Taalas; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Almost everywhere, the newspaper industry today is facing major transformations due mainly to increased competition, changes in consumer behaviour, and technological advancements. These factors are having an impact on the organisational structure and performance of newspaper firms. READ MORE