Category Archives: Technology

On SAGE Insight: Self-monitoring for health and wellness

The use of persuasive technologies (PT) aimed at encouraging desirable change by shaping and reinforcing behavior, attitude, or both, is growing in virtually all areas of health and wellness. Self-monitoring, through various tools including smartphone apps and other devices, is … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Data modeling versus simulation modeling in the big data era: case study of a greenhouse control system

From SIMULATION The SCS Editor’s Choice Award 2018 As a means of forecasting for a diversified society, the phrase “big data” has become widespread. The word means data sets with sizes beyond the ability of common software tools to capture, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Implementing Smart Factory of Industrie 4.0: An Outlook

From International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks Recently, the emerging technologies e.g., Internet of Things (IoT) , wireless sensor networks, big data, cloud computing, embedded system, and mobile Internet are being introduced into the manufacturing environment, which ushers in a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Comparing soccer ball designs in anticipation of the 2018 World Cup in Russia

Article title: Aerodynamic and surface comparisons between Telstar 18 and Brazuca From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology Adidas has provided the match ball for the World Cup since 1970. It has … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Is the iPad Night Shift mode associated with poor sleep?

Article title: Does the iPad Night Shift mode reduce melatonin suppression? From Lighting Research & Technology CELEBRATING ITS 50TH VOLUME The increased use of self-luminous displays, (e.g. televisions, computer displays, cell phones and tablets) especially in the evening prior to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Non-visual effects of light: Bodily rhythms, the body clock, onset of sleep and acute alertness

Lighting Research & Technology has just published a special issue celebrating the start of its 50th volume. The articles cover the major themes of light and lighting research and celebrate the contribution of the journal to the field. The entire … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Representing social science in national-security-related modeling and simulation

Guest Editors: Paul K Davis , and Angela O’Mahony From The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation For some years, US defense officials have admonished the modeling and simulation (M&S) community to go beyond modeling military “kinetics” to address complex … Continue reading

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Scholarship Winner Gives Insight on Evolving Technology in Libraries

 Jaimie L. Kicklighter is the recipient of the 2016 Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media. Currently, Kicklighter works as a library technical specialist at Auburn University Special Collections & Archives. After earning her MLS, Kicklight wants to work with … Continue reading

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Big Data Much Better Than People at Determining Keywords

“Humans, I’m going to make the case, are horrible at picking keywords,” claims Gary King, the director of Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, during a talk last year on Capitol Hill. “… I’m going to convince you that you … Continue reading

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Reasons to rename journals: Responses from two editors

By Elizabeth Berry, Marketing Manager, Journals, SAGE Publishing The two official journals of SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) will begin their 22nd year of publication in 2017 with new titles and taglines. The Journal of Biomolecular Screening (JBS) … Continue reading

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What I learned from attending DataKind UK’s “DataDive” hackathon- a reflection from Ian Mulvany  

By Ian Mulvany, Head of Product Innovation, SAGE Publishing @IanMulvany  Photos © Katie Metzler 2016 A DataDive is a focused hacking weekend that works with a selected non-profit to help them improve their understanding of their own data. Significant effort … Continue reading

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The state of research resources in 2016

With new technologies constantly redefining what is considered a reference resource and with new ways of collecting research sources and connecting them to users, we want to know how your library regards and collects research resources. In a new survey, … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Return from Migration and Circulation of Highly Educated People: The Never Ending Brain Drain

Guest Editors: J. Gaillard, A-M. Gaillard and V.V. Krishna From Science Technology & Society Looking back into the 1960s and perhaps 1970s on the discourse and controversy of brain drain (Das, 1971), there exists different perspectives on migration of trained (or … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women in Engineering: A Response

      Today is National Women in Engineering Day (NWED), a day dedicated to raising the profile and celebrating the achievements of women in engineering. As a publisher with a strong portfolio of engineering journals we are committed to … Continue reading

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Virtual information training for a global business: Business Information Review 2014 Annual Best Paper Prize

From Business Information Review Business Information Review is delighted to announce the 2014 winner of its annual Best Paper Prize. The prize is awarded to papers which have demonstrated breakthrough thinking; potential impact on practice; a quality of writing and … Continue reading

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