My first book published in English was outcome of my PhD work conducted in late 1990s – The Demonic Texts and Textual Demons (Tampere University Press, 1999). As the subtitle hints (“The Demonic Tradition, the Self, and Popular Fiction”), this work was both a historically oriented inquiry into the demonic tradition across centuries, and an … Continue reading ”New version of “The Demon” (retrospectives, pt. 1)”
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Sotarauta, M. & Suvinen, N. (2019) Towards Generative Place Leadership: Policy Platforms and Innovation Ecosystems in Promotion of Green Growth. Sente Working Papers 44/2019. Tampere University; Tampere.
In the 1970s and 1980s the concept ‘cognitive engineering’ was used in the industry labs to describe an approach trying to apply cognitive science lessons to the design and engineering fields. There were people like Donald A. Norman, who wanted to devise systems that are not only easy, or powerful, but most importantly pleasant … Continue reading ”Cognitive engineering of mixed reality”
A research group consisting of researchers from Sweden, Finland and Norway will begin analysing factors that affect the development of Nordic regions in the long term. The aim of the study is to identify why some regions clearly develop better than others while some regions are worse off despite having relatively similar structures. In addition, […]
Regional Growth Against all the Odds: The Driving Forces of Long-term Growth in Nordic Regions [2017-2020] Today’s economy is driven by knowledge-intensive activities such as ICT and biotechnology, or knowledge-intensive business services such as finance and consulting. These activities are concentrated in the main urban areas like Stockholm, Oslo and Helsinki. Other regions in the […]