Search for dissertations about: "technological"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1401 swedish dissertations containing the word technological.

  1. 1. Technological Discontinuities and Industrial Dynamics

    Author : Ellinor Ehrnberg; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; diffusion; radical innovation; bibliometrics; technological forecasting; patents; technological system; machine tools; technological discontinuity;

    Abstract : A technological discontinuity is a substantial change in the set of technological competences required to design and produce a product, often resulting in a significant change in the price/performance ratio of a product. Established firms often face severe difficulties in adjusting to a discontinuity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shape it until you make it: A conceptual foundation for efforts to analyze and shape technological innovation

    Author : Johnn Andersson; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainable innovation; Innovation policy; Technological innovation systems; Sociotechnical change; Technological systems; Sociotechnical systems; Technology Assessment; Technological innovation; Sustainability Transitions;

    Abstract : These are times of accelerating climate change and mass extinction of species on planet Earth. We are in the midst of an ecological crisis that will have profound consequences for human society and its natural environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Technological knowledge and technology education

    Author : Per Norström; Sven Ove Hansson; Per Sandin; Peter Kroes; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; philosophy of technology; epistemology of technology; technology education; technological knowledge; rule of thumb; explanation; Filosofi; Philosophy;

    Abstract : Technological knowledge is of many different kinds, from experience-based know-how in the crafts to science-based knowledge in modern engineering. It is inherently oriented towards being useful in technological activities, such as manufacturing and engineering design. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating Player Appeal. Management of Technological Innovation and Changing Pattern of Industrial Leadership in the U.S. Gaming Machine Manufacturing industry, 1965-2005

    Author : Mirko Ernkvist; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Management of technological innovation; Technological change; Digitalization; Disruptive innovation; Technological frames; Competence-destroying innovation; Entrepreneurship; Player Appeal; Gaming machine industry; Gaming machines; Slot machines; Video-Poker; Spinning-reel machines; WAP; Virtual-reel; Class III; Casino gambling; Bally Manufacturing; Bally Distributing; Bally Technologies; IGT; International Game Technology; Universal; WMS Gaming.;

    Abstract : The gaming machine market has been growing rapidly in the U.S. for the last three decades, following a period of deregulation and an increasing share of gaming machines on casino floors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transversal media practices : media archaeology, art and technological development

    Author : Kristoffer Gansing; Beryl Graham; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : media archaeology; transversality; technological development; new media; media art; alternative media; practice-based research; cultural production; artistic research; overhead projector; television; remediation; imaginary media;

    Abstract : Transversal Media Practices work across specific situations of technological development, critically examining and redefining the terms of production in different media by bringing heterogeneous histories, institutions, actors and materialities into play with one another. This dissertation is all about trying out and refining the methodologies of such transversal media practices, in the end outlining a conceptual set of tools for further development. READ MORE