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  • Kaman, Colleen E (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    In the early 1990s, the Internet emerged as a commercially viable global communications medium. This study considers the role that representatives of the military-industrial research world played in the physical expansion ...
  • Wang, Yu, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis surveys creativity in Chinese technology communities and its implication in China's development mode shift from "Made in China" to "Created in China." It discussed the history of creativity in China and how ...
  • Sutherland, Elisabeth Ainsley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    This thesis proposes staged empathy as a new analytical framework to examine how virtual reality work provokes empathic feeling. Virtual reality has seen renewed interest in recent years, and has been hailed by journalists ...
  • Stayton, Erik Lee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    In this work Erik Stayton examines dominant and alternative paradigms of ground vehicle automation, and concludes that current and imagined automation technology is far more hybrid than is often recognized, presenting ...
  • Sell, Jesse (Jesse Colin) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    In this work, I situate e-sports broadcasting within the larger sports media industrial complex, discuss e-sportscasters, and investigate the economics behind the growing e-sports industry. E-sports, often referred to as ...