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As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251056
eISBN:
9780191596278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251053.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book is about fundamental economic theory, but it maintains that economics is meaningless outside the framework of history.It therefore analyses the evolution of some leading economies since the ... More


The Emergence of a New Techno‐Economic Paradigm: The Age of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã

in As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251056
eISBN:
9780191596278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251053.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

US technological leadership and domination of the world economy were further enhanced by the extraordinarily rapid rate of technical change and output growth in the semiconductor, computer, and ... More


The Technologies of the 21st Century: Regulatory Challenge and Regulatory Opportunity

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the three elements that give the book its title: the sense of a ‘ technological revolution’; the idea of regulation (which will take us again to the contrast ... More


Repetition, Revolution, and Resonance: An Introduction to New Technologies and Human Rights

Thérèse Murphy

in New Technologies and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562572
eISBN:
9780191705328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562572.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter reviews the relationship between human rights and new technologies. Three different frames — repetition, revolution, and resonance — are used to carry out the review. The overall ... More


The Fourth Kondratiev Wave: The Great Depression and the Age of Oil, Automobiles, Motorization, and Mass Production

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã

in As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251056
eISBN:
9780191596278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251053.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The key inventions that led to the internal combustion engine, to the automobile, the truck, the tractor, and the tank, were made in Europe, but the innovations that led to the assembly line, to mass ... More


Big Science and “Big Science Studies” in the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War

Elena Aronova

in Science and Technology in the Global Cold War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027953
eISBN:
9780262326100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027953.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

‘Big Science’ as a notion was coined in 1960 by physicist Alvin Weinberg and physicist-turned-historian Derek de Solla Price, and immediately became the center of heated discussions in the U.S. ... More


Cities and Capitalism: Are European Cities Likely to Dissolve in the Networks of Globalized Capitalism?

Patrick Le Galès

in European Cities: Social Conflicts and Governance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243570
eISBN:
9780191697265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243570.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Two changes currently seem to be contributing to the dislocation of cities in Europe: a technological revolution — that is, new information and communication technologies — and the globalization of ... More


Innovation as Growth Policy: The Challenge for Europe

Mariana Mazzucato and Carlota Perez

in The Triple Challenge for Europe: Economic Development, Climate Change, and Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747413
eISBN:
9780191809750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747413.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

We argue that innovation-led growth requires bringing innovation to the heart of economic policy, and bridging macro and micro policies to assure that growth is smart, sustainable, and inclusive. Our ... More


Parchment Paper Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication

Peter M. Tiersma

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226803067
eISBN:
9780226803074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226803074.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Technological revolutions have had an unquestionable, if still debatable, impact on culture and society—perhaps none more so than the written word. In the legal realm, the rise of literacy and print ... More


… But Plenty of Neurons Aren’t Enough

Suzana Herculano-Houzel

in The Human Advantage: A New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034258
eISBN:
9780262333214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034258.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Difference between cognitive capacities and abilities; neurons as prime material for cognition; evolution of materials; technology, learning and cultural transmission; the downfall of Neanderthals; ... More


The New Knowledge Work

Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio

in The Jobless Future: Second Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674510
eISBN:
9781452947594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674510.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter argues that the Western dream of upward mobility has been destroyed because the scientific-technological revolution has fundamentally altered the forms of work, skill, and occupation. ... More


The New Economy and the Modern South

Michael Dennis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The technological revolution of the late 20th century conjures up images of California's Silicon Valley, NASDAQ stock traders on Wall Street, and techno-savvy hipsters in Seattle. States like Texas, ... More


Exploring Quantum Mechanics: A Collection of 700+ Solved Problems for Students, Lecturers, and Researchers

Victor Galitski, Boris Karnakov, and Vladimir Kogan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199232710
eISBN:
9780191774973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232710.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

A series of seminal technological revolutions has led to a new generation of electronic devices miniaturized to such tiny scales that the strange laws of quantum physics come into play. There is no ... More


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