Technology foresight for social good: Social implications of technological innovation by 2050 from a Global Expert Survey
Publication date: April 2020Source: Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 153Author(s): Caixia Mao, Ryu Koide, Alexander Brem, Lewis AkenjiAbstractTechnology foresight is crucial in shaping the futures of social good that brings intrinsic and instrumental values to engage different stakeholders in the process. Within this context, the impact of technological innovation on the society from a multi-dimensional perspective is understudied. This paper addresses and investigates this gap by applying a qualitative survey of 137 experts. The survey's results are then treated using quantitative cross-sectional analysis to examine the interrelationships between lifestyle domains. Our findings indicate that technological innovation benefits society by improving communication and productivity in the supply chain. However, it causes unintended consequences such as deepening inequality and increasing the surveillance of the public. In addition, although technology provides more options for environmentally conscious choices and better infrastructure, its affordability is a concern. The paper concludes that social dimensions merit greater consideration in terms of multi-dimensional analysis and policy implications. It proposes future research to consider wellbeing as a key determining factor in deciding whether certain technology should be promoted to add value to the social good.
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Authors: Park J, Kim J, Chen Y, Song HC, Chen Y, Zheng M, Surh YJ, Kim UH, Park JW, Joe Y, Chung HT Abstract Oxidative stress is recognised as a key factor that can lead to cellular senescence and aging. Carbon monoxide (CO) is produced by haemoxygenase-1 (HO-1), which exerts cytoprotective effects in aging-related diseases, whereas the effect of CO on cellular senescence and aging has not been elucidated. In the current study, we clearly demonstrated that CO delays the process of cellular senescence and aging through regulation of miR-34a and Sirt1 expression. CO reduced H2O2-induced premature senescence in human ...
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Journal of Microbiological MethodsAuthor(s): Wisnu Tafroji, Felicia Monica Bernadette, Ernawati A. Giri Rachman, Dodi Safari
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Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and InfectionAuthor(s): Chien-Yu Lee, Pi-Sheng Wang, Yuan-Der Huang, Yung-Ching Lin, Yung-Nien Hsu, Shih-Chung Chen
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and InfectionAuthor(s): Chia-Hung Liao, Shih-Chang Hung, Yuan-Ti Lee, Hung-Chang Hung, Po-Ren Hsueh
Publication date: Available online 2 April 2020Source: Statistics &Probability LettersAuthor(s): Junhao Guo, Jie Zhou, Sanfeng Hu
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Publication date: 1 May 2020Source: Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 306Author(s): Chuang Ge, Leixiang Bian, Jiayang Li, Mingyou Zhong, Songtong Han, Yunfei Jia
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2020Source: Results in PhysicsAuthor(s): U.S. Okorie, A.N. Ikot, E.O. Chukwuocha, G.J. Rampho