Patents as Assets: Intellectual Property Rights as Market Subjects and Object

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I. Review

In this chapter of the publication Assetization: Turning Things into Assets in Technoscientific Capitalism, the author Hyo Yoon Kang discusses the hybrid role of patents, seen as legal monopolies and…

Redrawing Images-

Thoughts On Algorithms

In this blog, I have focused on Algorithms and how we can approach them in order to make them more accessible and transparent. …

From Bruno Latour:Science In Action (Harvard University Press, 1987)
Copyright 1987 Bruno Latour, all rights reserved

0. Introduction

The discussion of the design of technological solutions has been put in a brighter light after the COVID-19 pandemic. Bio-technology is at the center, regarding matters such as the selected type of vaccines, drugs, Intensive Care Units technological set-up etc. …

Artwork inspired by Margaret Atwood’s landmark novel The Handmaid’s Tale, found at:

In this story, we are going to discuss some major ideas expressed by female scientists regarding the role of gender in science and how gender roles are embedded and define biological discourses of human reproduction.

In order to be introduced to concepts related to elements of constructing gender and social…

An unrelated picture that was the best result of a Google Search query “History of economic thought art”. Found on the web, with no indications of copyright.

In this review, which is more extended than usual, we are going to discuss the paper “History of Economic Thought as an Analytic Tool: why Past Intellectual Ideas Must Be Acknowledged as Lighthouses for the Future” by Dr.D.Bögenhold (2020). …

Environmental rhetoric in the present-day society is quite common, in such an extent the terms environment and environmentalism are and always have been self-evident. E. Benson in his brilliant effort with “Surroundings”, tries to show the easily unnoticed complexity of the origin of the environmental concepts.

The author uses a…

Vial labelled “AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine” placed on displayed EU flag is seen in this illustration picture taken March 24, 2021. [Photo/Agencies]

Thoughts on E. Kranakis «Patents and Power European Patent-System Integration in the Context of Globalization»

0. Introduction

Greetings to all!

In this blog, we are going to visit the surroundings of a subject that made the headlines the previous days: the call by the US government to waive patent rights…

Connecting female faces to the computer screen. (Source:
Computer for All, Vol. 85 (1990): 17.)

0. Introduction

The second post in this week, mainly affected by the rise of abusive phenomena towards women in Greece and elsewhere. They have generated a broader discussion regarding gender and how embedded gender roles are in our everyday life and practices.

To shed a different light in this discussion…

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Welcome to my Medium page. As this is my first post, an introduction is in due! My goal with this profile is to share ideas on important papers regarding Science, Technology and Society Studies.

I choose to begin with the classical paper of L.Marx “Technology: The Emergence of a…

Antonis Faras

Technology Manager and Researcher, Member of, MA Business Administration and Management, AUEB, MSc Science, Technology and Society, UoA

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