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Industrial applications of scientific research & technological innovation

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Decoding the World

Decoding the World

Author: Po Bronson, Arvind Gupta Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2020

A vision of the future where the latest Silicon Valley tech meets cutting-edge genetics. Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta, venture capitalists from Silicon Valley, take everyday news headlines and decode them, leading us on a journey through their unique and highly entertaining view of the world. Each chapter is prefaced with a real-world headline from today's chaotic news cycle: Dying bees. Rogue planets. Beyond Meat. Glaciers melting. Bronson and Gupta decipher what's really going on behind these headlines, and why. They offer first-hand experience in funding technologies to solve these problems, most of which involve genetic engineering. But what the authors then do with that premise is always surprising and unexpected. One moment they are ripping it down to the bare bones physics or chemistry, and then they invoke history, philosophy, or psychology, all the while using joyful literary devices and storylines from popular movies. Decoding the World is the kind of book you get when you give two guys $40 million, a world full of messy big problems, a genetics laboratory to play in, and a set of Borges' collected works. After looking through their lens, you'll never see the world the same.

Decoding the World

Decoding the World

Author: Po Bronson, Arvind Gupta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2020

A vision of the future where the latest Silicon Valley tech meets cutting-edge genetics. Po Bronson and Arvind Gupta, venture capitalists from Silicon Valley, take everyday news headlines and decode them, leading us on a journey through their unique and highly entertaining view of the world. Each chapter is prefaced with a real-world headline from today's chaotic news cycle: Dying bees. Rogue planets. Beyond Meat. Glaciers melting. Bronson and Gupta decipher what's really going on behind these headlines, and why. They offer first-hand experience in funding technologies to solve these problems, most of which involve genetic engineering. But what the authors then do with that premise is always surprising and unexpected. One moment they are ripping it down to the bare bones physics or chemistry, and then they invoke history, philosophy, or psychology, all the while using joyful literary devices and storylines from popular movies. Decoding the World is the kind of book you get when you give two guys $40 million, a world full of messy big problems, a genetics laboratory to play in, and a set of Borges' collected works. After looking through their lens, you'll never see the world the same.

Discovering Cosmetic Science

Discovering Cosmetic Science

Author: Edward Rolls, Paul Cornwell, Claire Summers, Virginie Daniau Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2020

Welcome to this 'novice's guide'. At last a book that explains the real science behind the cosmetics we use. Taking a gentle approach and a guided journey through the different product types, we discover that they are not as superficial as often thought and learn that there is some amazing science behind them. We shall uncover some of the truths behind the myths and point out some interesting facts on our way. Did you know? Vitamin E is the world's most used cosmetic active ingredient. At just 1mm thick, your amazing skin keeps out just about everything it's exposed to - including your products! A 'chemical soup' of amino acids, urea, mineral salts and organic acids act as 'water magnets' in the skin keeping it naturally moisturised. Discovered centuries ago, iron oxides (yes, the same chemicals as rust) are still commonly used inorganic pigments in foundations. A lipstick is a fine balance of waxes, oils and colourants to keep the stick stable and leave an even gloss on your lips.

Innovation Policy at the Intersection

Innovation Policy at the Intersection

Author: Mlungisi B.G. Cele, Thierry M. Luescher, Angela Wilson Fadiji Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2020

Worldwide, countries have to respond to local and global socio-technological shifts and needs, specifically the transformations wrought by a rapidly shifting understanding of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Science, technology and innovation policy (STI) finds itself at the intersection of these local and global challenges. Innovation Policy at the Intersection: Global Debates and Local Experiences shows that a comprehensive rethink in STI policy-making is required - one that takes a systemic view of the varied challenges, and adopts an inclusive and holistic approach to STI policy. Such a rethink has to bring together the global and local, the theoretical and practical. The chapters in this book follow three broad concerns: The theories and approaches that have historically informed STI policy-making, along with the most influential current approaches in different country contexts; The development and application of comprehensive STI monitoring and evaluation systems as developed and implemented by various public agencies; and The role and function of STI policy advisory bodies within their respective contexts. Innovation Policy at the Intersection provides a comparative lens of different theories and practices across a unique spectrum of national contexts, including Austria, Brazil, Colombia, Finland, Iran, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, South Korea, and Sweden.

Artificial Intelligence, Data And Blockchain In A Digital Economy, First Edition

Artificial Intelligence, Data And Blockchain In A Digital Economy, First Edition

Author: David Kuo Chuen (S'Pore Univ of Social Sciences s'Pore) Lee Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/07/2020

Digital transformation continues to create new growth opportunities for businesses and improve the lives of citizens. To help businesses seize these opportunities, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) launched the Digital Economy Framework for Action in 2018. This living document aims to enhance Singapore's digital competitiveness and become a global node in Asia.As part of Singapore's push for a Digital Economy, IMDA and the Singapore University of Social Sciences have collaborated to jointly publish the Artificial Intelligence, Data and Blockchain in a Digital Economy, First Edition. This book explains how frontier technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence can empower Singapore's digital transformation. It also highlights and provides insights on transformative services and how frontier technology can impact the nation's digitalisation journey.

Artificial Intelligence, Data And Blockchain In A Digital Economy, First Edition

Artificial Intelligence, Data And Blockchain In A Digital Economy, First Edition

Author: David Kuo Chuen (S'Pore Univ of Social Sciences s'Pore) Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2020

Digital transformation continues to create new growth opportunities for businesses and improve the lives of citizens. To help businesses seize these opportunities, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) launched the Digital Economy Framework for Action in 2018. This living document aims to enhance Singapore's digital competitiveness and become a global node in Asia.As part of Singapore's push for a Digital Economy, IMDA and the Singapore University of Social Sciences have collaborated to jointly publish the Artificial Intelligence, Data and Blockchain in a Digital Economy, First Edition. This book explains how frontier technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence can empower Singapore's digital transformation. It also highlights and provides insights on transformative services and how frontier technology can impact the nation's digitalisation journey.

The Strength in Numbers

The Strength in Numbers

Author: Barry Bozeman, Jan Youtie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/07/2020

Why collaborations in STEM fields succeed or fail and how to ensure success Once upon a time, it was the lone scientist who achieved brilliant breakthroughs. No longer. Today, science is done in teams of as many as hundreds of researchers who may be scattered across continents. These collaborations can be powerful, but they also demand new ways of thinking. The Strength in Numbers illuminates the nascent science of team science by synthesizing the results of the most far-reaching study to date on collaboration among university scientists. Drawing on a national survey with responses from researchers at more than one hundred universities, archival data, and extensive interviews with scientists and engineers in over a dozen STEM disciplines, Barry Bozeman and Jan Youtie establish a framework for characterizing different collaborations and their outcomes, and lay out what they have found to be the gold-standard approach: consultative collaboration management. The Strength in Numbers is an indispensable guide for scientists interested in maximizing collaborative success.

Introduction to Industrial Automation

Introduction to Industrial Automation

Author: Stamatios Manesis, George Nikolakopoulos Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

This book provides an extended overview and fundamental knowledge in industrial automation, while building the necessary knowledge level for further specialization in advanced concepts of industrial automation. It covers a number of central concepts of industrial automation, such as basic automation elements, hardware components for automation and process control, the latch principle, industrial automation synthesis, logical design for automation, electropneumatic automation, industrial networks, basic programming in PLC, and PID in the industry.

Handbook on Implementation Science

Handbook on Implementation Science

Author: Per Nilsen Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/05/2020

The Handbook on Implementation Science provides an overview of the field's multidisciplinary history, theoretical approaches, key concepts, perspectives, and methods. By drawing on knowledge concerning learning, habits, organizational theory, improvement science, and policy research, the Handbook offers novel perspectives from a broad group of international experts in the field representing diverse disciplines. The editors and contributors seek to advance implementation science through careful consideration of current thinking and recommendations for future directions. Featured key concepts include strategies, context, outcomes, fidelity, adaptation, and sustainability. Chapters introduce topics, define them, and explain their application in implementation science with examples that resonate with a diverse readership including implementation researchers, instructors, students, and practitioners with experience in the field ranging from novices to experienced scholars.

Disruptive and Emerging Technology Trends Across Education and the Workplace

Disruptive and Emerging Technology Trends Across Education and the Workplace

Author: Julie Anne Delello Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Advancing technologies are rapidly modifying the current state of business and society causing an expansion of possible career opportunities. In order to stay competitive, institutions of education must provide an emphasis on the wide-range of skills and experiences needed to contribute to a 21st century workforce. As new technologies emerge and even disrupt, there will be a demand for new forms of education and deeper learning. Disruptive and Emerging Technology Trends Across Education and the Workplace is a collection of innovative research on the latest instructive methods being utilized in classrooms and organizations as well as the benefits and challenges of adopting these technologies. While highlighting topics including mobile learning, augmented reality, and cryptocurrencies, this book is ideally designed for developers, professionals, educators, managers, researchers, scientists, stakeholders, strategists, practitioners, and students seeking current research on new forms of educational techniques in relation to the continued application of new technologies in the workplace.

Sowing ideas. Harvesting the future.

Sowing ideas. Harvesting the future.

Author: Delius Klasing Verlag Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/01/2020

The CLAAS company, one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural engineering equipment, has managed to successfully reconcile tradition and innovation since it was founded in 1913. In this book, the authors show how a spirit of inventiveness and a deeply ingrained culture that values innovation has brought visionary technologies in equipment design and production to fruition. It tells the compelling story of this international company and introduces some of the smart minds behind the most forward-thinking ideas. In fusing mechanical engineering with digitalisation, CLAAS has developed ground-breaking technologies that address the future of agriculture and one of the greatest challenges of our time: feeding an ever-growing global population.

Managing Medical Technological Innovations: Exploring Multiple Perspectives

Managing Medical Technological Innovations: Exploring Multiple Perspectives

This book addresses the issue of modern medical innovations management through an inductive approach by looking into cases before putting forward solutions in terms of strategies and tools. It provides a model for the designing and implementation of effective healthcare technology management (HTM) systems in hospitals and healthcare provider settings, as well as promotes a new method of analysis of hospital organization for decision-making regarding technology to show how systematic management using a strategy that balances bottom-up and top-down driven innovations, can deliver better medical technological advances.Managing Medical Technological Innovations is organized in three parts. Part 1 covers innovation strategies, laying the groundwork and concepts in design thinking. Part 2 follows by presenting the tools available for implementation. And finally, Part 3 uses the case studies of pharmaceutical firms in China and hospital medical record management in Holland to illustrate how these ideas and methodologies have been applied.This book is suitable for healthcare administrators, management, and IT personnel involved in the planning, expansion and maintaining of healthcare technology management and organisation seeking a reference with most recent approaches and cases from an international context; researchers seeking new approaches to apply to emerging medical technologies in different regions; and graduate students who are either doing their research or taking introductory as well as advanced courses in engineering and technology management in different parts of the world.