Tag Archives: Technology

On SAGE Insight: To Go Forward, We Must Look Back: The Importance of Evolutionary Psychology for Understanding Modern Politics

Special Issue: Evolution and Politics From Evolutionary Psychology As new waves of populism arise and cause disruption around the globe, there is both great interest in attempting to explain the origin of this dynamic as well as a need to … 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: Shadow Learning: Building Robotic Surgical Skill When Approved Means Fail

From Administrative Science Quarterly We have known for decades that the world of work is changing and that communities of practice must cultivate new skills to stay relevant. New business models, collaborative practices and technologies all demand new ways of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How Social Media Is Changing Conflict

From Journal of Conflict Resolution Social media increasingly plays a role in conflict and contentious politics. Politicians, leaders, insurgents, and protestors all have used it as a tool for communication. Western countries are particularly concerned about ISIS’s slick use of … Continue reading

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The DNA direct-to-consumer genetic testing implications for individuals with Parkinson’s disease

Virtual research visits and direct-to-consumer genetic testing in Parkinson’s disease From DIGITAL HEALTH Technology is rapidly reshaping genetics and research studies, as new techniques identify the genetic underpinnings of many diseases.  Aided by the falling cost of DNA sequencing, consumers … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Bodies, sexualities and gender

Guest editors: Wendy Harcourt and Thanh-Dam Truong   From Gender, Technology and Development This special issue on Bodies, Sexualities and Gender looks at changes in technology and gender in relation to sexuality, embodiment, and development. The issue features the latest … Continue reading

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Courage and cowardice in wartime

Special Issue From War in History  From the ancient period to the present, courage and cowardice have been central to the experience and interpretation of war. Arguably no virtue, attribute, or quality has a greater impact on the outcome of … Continue reading

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Long-term benefits of smartphone use to aid those suffering memory loss

Long-term benefits of the Memory-Link programme in a case of amnesia From Clinical Rehabilitation Research suggests that electronic devices (pagers, PDAs, smartphones) are effective memory aids for individuals with mild or moderate-to-severe memory impairment. This study assesses a single case … Continue reading

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Computers are oversold and underused in Middle East classrooms

Promoting the Knowledge Economy in the Arab World From SAGE Open This article discusses the need for a deeper institutional reform that will bring Arab classrooms into the 21st century. The research studies educational programs in Bahrain, Jordan, and the … Continue reading

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Recognizing cutting edge robotics research

From The International Journal of Robotics Research During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center, Obama launched the New Robotics Initiative which seeks to advance the “next generation of robotics”. The National Robotics Initiative involves the National … Continue reading

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