Critical Issues Impacting Science, Technology, Society (STS), and Our Future

Critical Issues Impacting Science, Technology, Society (STS), and Our Future

Heather Christina Lum (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Release Date: February, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 345
ISBN13: 9781522579496|ISBN10: 1522579494|EISBN13: 9781522579502|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7949-6

Description

We are in an ever-changing and fast-paced world that is entrenched in technological innovation. But how is technology and science impacting our society? How does it affect our interactions with these products and ultimately with each other? How is society shaping the types of technologies we are advancing?

Critical Issues Impacting Science, Technology, Society (STS), and Our Future compiles theory and research from the confluence of a variety of disciplines to discuss how scientific research and technological innovation is shaping society, politics, and culture, and predicts what can be expected in the future. While highlighting topics including political engagement, artificial intelligence, and wearable technology, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, government officials, business managers, computer engineers, IT specialists, scientists, and professionals and researchers in the science, technology, and humanities fields.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automated Vehicle
  • Blockchain
  • Digital Divide
  • Game-Based Learning
  • Industry 4.0
  • Political Engagement
  • Product Management
  • Social Media
  • Thanatology
  • Transportation
  • Wearable Technology

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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