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This book describes the analysis and design of precision temperature sensors in CMOS IC technology, focusing on so-called smart temperature sensors, which provide a digital output signal that can be readily interpreted by a computer. The text shows how temperature characteristics can be used to obtain an accurate digital temperature reading. The book ends with a detailed description of three prototypes, one of which achieves the best performance reported to date.
Explorations in Art and Technology is about the creative process in action through the eyes of practitioners and researchers. The book explores the fascinating relationship between artist and technologist through studies of innovative projects that push the boundaries of digital art. The research sheds new light on the nature of interaction between people and computers and provides insight into the characteristics of environments in which creativity can be enhanced. In doing so, it presents a case for organisations to develop strategies for offering environments in which collaborative, sustainable partnerships can thrive.
In clear, easy-to-grasp language, the author covers many of the topics that you will need to know in order to win your dream job and be the first in line for a promotion.
This book is an essential reference for all students of architecture, design and the built environment providing a convenient single source for all the key texts in the fast developing discipline of the philosophy of technology. The authors focus on the interplay between technology and society and consider the impact of technology on fields as diverse as: art and visual culture; politics, the environment, gender and the hottest topic of all in today's digitally mediated world the promise of a virtual future inside the fluid 'space' of the computer.
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