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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... article juxtaposes two largely different modes of travel and comparative imaginations and sheds light on the unnoticed presumptions of the modern comparative imagination. 27 12 2011 30 10 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 engineering machines Thailand travel...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 101–104.
Published: 01 March 2018
...John Bosco Lourdusamy Arnold David , Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India’s Modernity Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2013 . 232 pp. $32.00 hardcover, $18.00 paperback. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 The way...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... agencies of the Japanese government such as MEXT, NEDO and JST. We report the details of the project of Brain-machine Interface (BMI) as the typical example, which include research teams of ELSI and public relation besides the R&D bodies. Out trial of Benchside Research Ethics Consultation shows it is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
... societal considerations into interactions with these technologies. We implemented a research ethics consultation during the R&D phase of Japan's national project for brain-machine interfaces; our goal was to capture the ethical and social concerns of researchers in the early stages of R&D...
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Published: 01 December 2009
Fig. 1 Human body as machine (Shanghai, 1933) Fig. 1. Human body as machine (Shanghai, 1933) More
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Published: 01 September 2012
Fig. 2   Composition of a brain-machine interface project. The broken arrow represents the classical explanation of the developmental stage of brain-machine interface Fig. 2 . Composition of a brain-machine interface project. The broken arrow represents the classical explanation of the More
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Published: 01 June 2013
Fig. 1   A typical small rong klueng (factory with machine tools). Photograph by the author. Fig. 1 . A typical small rong klueng (factory with machine tools). Photograph by the author. More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 323–345.
Published: 01 April 2014
... the patient perfectly for the GE, so “all patients need to do is sit.” However, such high-tech machines are not commonly used in the West. To determine what sociocultural contexts legitimize and encourage such development, we conducted semistructured interviews with manufacturers of naishin-dai and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... technological artifact. Specifically, this article focuses on a singular form of comparison, plastic comparison : comparison both shaping things and shaped by things. AIBO had been designed and understood by comparing the device with various existing entities: a technologically sophisticated machine, a pet...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 135–172.
Published: 01 June 2011
... relationship between machine service providers and the seedling production system confines farmers' choices of cultivars to those that are designed for modern cultivation, and these are not often well suited to organic methods. In addition, the comprehensive public technical-social support system that fostered...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Asian essentialisms or East versus West orientalisms and occidentalisms. The four relational technoscientific sites and perspectives are those of (a) scientists as social hieroglyphs and peopled networks; (b) hidden curriculums and education reforms; (c) geoportraits of influencing machines...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 211–234.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., washing machine and water boiler–cooler. The paper concludes with a discussion of issues concerning appropriation of new technology in the wider background of society/economy/state and everyday habitus, questioning how well conventional oppositional dichotomies like female/male, masculinity/feminity serve...
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Published: 01 September 2019
Figure 1 Open-reel (or reel-to-reel) tape recorders, such as the one at the bottom-left corner of this cover photo, were common in Mao-era radio studios. These machines were integral components of the state’s broadcast infrastructure. Wuxiandian 1974 . Figure 1 Open-reel (or reel-to-reel More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 105–108.
Published: 01 March 2018
... untainted—space for “experts” when scientific and juridical decisions are made. Chen emphasizes the importance of visibility in political culture since the seventeenth century. Based on the seminal work of Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer, he uses the metaphors of theater and machine to discuss cultural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., and materials to Europe. Exports of American agricultural goods, fertilizers, and machines, provided at little or no cost, staved off hunger and social unrest. US aid was also used to win the hearts and minds of people in the developing world, who might otherwise have succumbed to the overtures of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 June 2008
... from cosmogram and religious talisman by 200 ad to illustrations of machines and coroners' charts by the nineteenth century. The title of this book indicates that both graphics and text are essential in conveying technical knowledge, just like the warp and the weft are inseparable. However, after...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 123–133.
Published: 01 March 2008
... In his Machines as a Measure of Man , Michael Adas discusses Westerners' encounters with non-Westerners since the modern period and how Westerners have viewed themselves and others through the historical process ( Adas 1990 ). In following closely their encounters in Africa, India, and China, he...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... original incarnation, the Tokyo Imperial Zoo, established in 1882. Ian Jared Miller refers to this zoo as an “anthropological machine” (29) that is today deeply embedded within the urban landscape of Tokyo. The analysis of the machine is as much about how various animals were brought together during the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
... central to both versions: “Cultures and Imaginaries,” “Social Networks and Relationships,” and “Practice and Place.” I will now summarize the papers in the Japanese version in terms of these themes. “Cultures and Imaginaries” Chapter 1, “The Anti-Ubiquitous Territory Machine” (by Kenichi Fujimoto...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 35–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... historic events: the governor's visit to Japan from where he brought back a pressing machine to produce Jatropha oil and a Jatropha road show (organized by ITB and National Geographic Indonesia) from Bandung to West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara (in 2006). Our land and energy situation create the...