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Computers and Labour Markets: International Evidence

FRANCIS KRAMARZ

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consequences of utilizing computers for the labour market has changed over time because of how computers have become rapidly dispersed and easily available. Compared to how computers were ... More


Television and New Media Audiences

Ellen Seiter

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Why is talk about television forbidden at certain schools? Why does a mother feel guilty about watching Star Trek in front of her four-year-old child? Why would retired men turn to daytime soap ... More


Television and the Internet

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Although we may come across several commonplace claims about how the Internet will be able to promote great developments in terms of not just communication but also in education, leisure, and work ... More


Using a Computer for Field Investigations

Andrew G. Dean and Consuelo M. Beck-Sagué

in Field Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195313802
eISBN:
9780199863952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313802.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the use of computers for field investigations. Computers require an investment of technical skill and setup time that must be balanced against the anticipated increase in ... More


Conclusion

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As the ABC billboard emphasizes that watching TV exudes hipness and honour in spite of the negative connotations that it is attributed with, this is made possible only because this advertising was ... More


The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over the Lazy Dog: Perec, Description and the Scene of Everyday Computer Use

Rowan Wilken

in The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter takes up Georges Perec’s call to ‘question the habitual’ and applies it to the scene of everyday computer use. My questioning of habituated computer use is framed within a consideration, ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope

in Eniac in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262033985
eISBN:
9780262334426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033985.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This concluding chapter engages with key ideas from treatments of ENIAC by authors such as Jennifer S. Light and Nathan Ensmenger to explore ENIAC’s legacy in areas such as computer programming, ... More


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