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Author Bains, Sunny, author

Title Explaining the future : how to research, analyze, and report on emerging technologies / Sunny Bains
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2019
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Contents Chapter 1: Key questions -- Chapter 2 : Finding answers -- Chapter 3 : Perspectives and agendas -- Chapter 4 : Analyze -- Case study Part I : Research and analysis -- Chapter 5 : Audience and explanation -- Chapter 6 : Technical argument and structure -- Chapter 7 : Credibility -- Case study Part II : Report -- Epilogue
Summary Guides scientists, engineers and inventors on how to persuade the world that their work will have value, and that they have chosen the right solution for a given problem. Includes key questions to ask, goes through the resources to answer them, and discusses credibility of sources. Also offers a guide to writing technical explanations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communication and technology
Technological innovations
Communication and technology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Technological innovations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191861286 (electronic bk.)
0192555553 (electronic bk.)
9780191861284 (electronic bk.)
9780192555557 (electronic bk.)