Search for dissertations about: "everyday technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 392 swedish dissertations containing the words everyday technology.

  1. 1. Technology in everyday life : a study of consumers and technology in a banking context

    Author : Camilla Carlell; Alladi Venkatesh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Consumers; Technology; Everyday Life; Methodological Triangulation.; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Technology is increasingly making its presence felt in the lives of consumers. This disserta-tion focuses on how consumers use, relate to and make sense of technology. Through methodo-logical triangulation in the form of interviews, diaries, experiments and observations we hear individual consumers talk about their lives with technology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perceptually-seductive technology : designing computer support for everyday creativity

    Author : Eva Lindh Waterworth; Mark Chignell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; creativity everyday- ; emotion; learning; memory; perceptually-seductive technology; presence;

    Abstract : Perceptually-seductive technology (PST) is introduced as a way of designing IT environments that can help support everyday creativity. This is done in part by using sensory stimulation, seclusion and other perceptual components to seduce an individual towards creative insights that would not occur on the basis of conceptual thought alone. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technology Encounters : Exploring the essence of ordinary computing

    Author : Mareike Glöss; Annika Waern; Mats Edenius; Paul Dourish; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Everyday life; ICT; phenomenology; ethnography; cultural analysis;

    Abstract : As computing technology has become a vital part of everyday life, studies have increasingly scrutinized the underlying meaning of computational things. As different devices become interwoven with daily practices and routines, there is a growing interest in understanding not only their functional meaning in computational terms but also their meaning in relation to other non-computation artefacts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Everyday life amongst the oldest old : descriptions of doings and possession and use of technology

    Author : Åsa Larsson; Jan-Erik Hagberg; Lena Haglund; Louise Nygård; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Odest old; ageing research; everyday technology; gerontechnology; environmental gerontology; everyday life; ADL; occupational therapy; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The general aim of the present thesis is to expand knowledge about the everyday lives of the oldest old (85+) living independently and to improve and deepen the understanding of their doings and possession and use of technology. The everyday lives of the oldest old represent, in many aspects an under-researched area, partly because this age group is seldom included in national surveys regarding living conditions and time use. READ MORE

  5. 5. Everyday mining : Exploring sequences in event-based data

    Author : Katerina Vrotsou; Matthew Cooper; Anders Ynnerman; Kajsa Ellegård; Andrew S. Harvey; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Event-based data; activity diary data; event-sequences; interactive exploration; sequence identification; visual data mining; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Event-based data are encountered daily in many disciplines and are used for various purposes. They are collections of ordered sequences of events where each event has a start time and a duration. READ MORE