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4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation 3

Abstract 3 Automation and the Transition to the Robotocene: Towards a Robotocene?Robotocene: Sociotechnical imaginaries of a robotic future Roger Andre Søraa, NTNU “The robotic future” is a theme that has for a long time fascinated writers, artists and futurists alike. The sociotechnical...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation 1

Abstract 1 Algorithmic Care in the Robotocene: a Case Study from Japan Adrian James Wright, University of Hong Kong Long considered an innately human, labour intensive activity not easily amenable to automation, care is becoming robotic. Over the past two decades, the Japanese government has been...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation

The very fear of technology as a Frankenstein monster, which is embedded in the western epistemology of knowledge and science,  lead the pioneer STS scholars to unpack the myth of " automation"...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation 4

Abstract 4 Machines and Humans: Risk, Fear and CollaborationScientific Colonization of Images of Social Robots in Taiwan Kuan-Hung Lo, Virginia Tech This paper explores how the concept of "scientific colonization" affects the place of social robots Taiwanese people believe. By taking archival...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation

Yes, there are critical silences upon certain aspects of labour and labour process in relation to the direct impact of automation,  for example, 4S conference abstracts which took place in...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation

 The main priority given by STS scholars, chairs and especially the president is regarding the inclusiveness of adding more scholarly, multi-sited,  diverse areas under an inclusive framework of...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation

Adrian James Wright is a research scholar who is interested in the development of Japanese robotic technology and the social implications for ageing populations in East Asia and beyond. 

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4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation

My research interests consider the effect of technology and automation on the labour, labour process and labour relations in the context of redefining means of production and industrial...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation

The fear of technology engulphing fifty percentage of human work in the immediate future became a big hipe in both popular and academic circles. The social constructivist theories try...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation 2

Abstract 2 Automated Capitalism and the Aesthetics, Epistemology and Politics of the Chart Liam Magee, Institute for Culture & Society, Western Sydney University; Ned Rossiter, University of Western Sydney The chart is a technology of calculation and decision predicated on the logic of...Read more

4S abstracts on Labour, Technology and Automation

  • Care: It is one of the underestimated labour power due to the holiness and emotions attached to it in the popular culture. One of the abstracts gives us an insight into how artificial
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