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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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What do scientists think about the public and does it matter to their online engagement?

John C. Besley.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 9224 words.

A survey of a large, US-based science organization with members from a range of disciplines (n = 431) found relatively positive views about the public but such views were largely unrelated...

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Epilogue

Ruth Leys.

in The Ascent of Affect

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 7693 words.

In 2015 some of the chief scientists in the long-standing dispute over the nature of the emotions -- Fridlund, Russell, Dacher Keltner and Daniel Cordaro (the last are followers of Ekman's...

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Making "Nature"

Melinda Baldwin.

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 328 pages.

This book examines the history of Nature, today perhaps the world’s most prestigious scientific journal, from its foundation in 1869 to the present day. The book traces Nature’s development...

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The Politics of Global Coverage: The Navy, NASA, and GPS, 1960–2010

William Rankin.

in After the Map

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 15789 words.

The sponsorship of the Global Positioning System by the US Department of Defense in the early 1970s seems perfectly obvious – why wouldn’t the US military want an amazingly precise global...

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Conclusion: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other

Sharrona Pearl.

in Face/On

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 11699 words.

This concluding chapter examins public performances of facial and bodily manipulation by Orlan, Genesis P- Orridge, Michael Jackson, and Joan Rivers thinking about how these bodily canvases...

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Challenges for regional innovation policies in Central and Eastern Europe: Spatial concentration and foreign control of US patenting

Balázs Lengyel, Tamás Sebestyén and Loet Leydesdorff.

in Science and Public Policy

February 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 6529 words.

On the basis of patent information available online at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) we point at two major and interconnected challenges that policy-makers face in Central...

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Future technology analysis for biosecurity and emerging infectious diseases in Asia-Pacific

Nares Damrongchai, Ponpiboon Satangput, Greg Tegart and Chatri Sripaipan.

in Science and Public Policy

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

This paper presents a future-oriented technology analysis (FTA) project on the control and management of emerging infectious diseases (EID) in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation region....

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Disclosure of university research to third parties: A non-market perspective on an Italian university

Michelina Venditti, Emanuela Reale and Loet Leydesdorff.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 4591 words.

Nations, universities, and regional governments promote the dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge. They focus on knowledge-based innovations and the university’s economic...

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The commodification of privacy on the Internet

Sebastian Sevignani.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 4248 words.

This paper critically explores, from a political economy perspective on public policy, the commodification of privacy on the Internet as a practical-economic and a discursive process. On...

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Social network sites, privacy and the blurring boundary between public and private spaces

Stefan Strauß and Michael Nentwich.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 5945 words.

With social network sites (SNS) becoming a pervasive phenomenon, already existing conflicts with privacy are further intensified. As shown in this paper, online and (once) offline contexts...

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