Science Technology & Human Values

(The TQCC of Science Technology & Human Values is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Talking AI into Being: The Narratives and Imaginaries of National AI Strategies and Their Performative Politics111
Humanly Extended Automation or the Future of Work Seen through Amazon Patents43
Sensing Race as a Ghost Variable in Science, Technology, and Medicine28
Sea Change: The World Ocean Circulation Experiment and the Productive Limits of Ocean Variability24
Fixing Technology with Society: The Coproduction of Democratic Deficits and Responsible Innovation at the OECD and the European Commission24
Hacking Humans? Social Engineering and the Construction of the “Deficient User” in Cybersecurity Discourses23
Listening Like a Computer: Attentional Tensions and Mechanized Care in Psychiatric Digital Phenotyping18
A Science of Hope? Tracing Emergent Entanglements between the Biology of Early Life Adversity, Trauma-informed Care, and Restorative Justice18
Seeing Like a State, Enacting Like an Algorithm: (Re)assembling Contact Tracing and Risk Assessment during the COVID-19 Pandemic17
Between Infrastructural Experimentation and Collective Imagination: The Digital Transformation of the EU Border Regime17
The Reproductive Bodies of Postgenomics17
Introduction: Beyond the Production of Ignorance: The Pervasiveness of Industry Influence through the Tools of Chemical Regulation16
The Racializing Womb: Surrogacy and Epigenetic Kinship16
From Affect to Action: Choices in Attending to Disconcertment in Interdisciplinary Collaborations16
Global Fertility Chains: An Integrative Political Economy Approach to Understanding the Reproductive Bioeconomy15
Model Talk: Calculative Cultures in Quantitative Finance15
Between the Lab and the Field: Plants and the Affective Atmospheres of Southern Science15
Editorial Work and the Peer Review Economy of STS Journals14
On Theory–Methods Packages in Science and Technology Studies13
Egg Freezing at the End of Romance: A Technology of Hope, Despair, and Repair13
“A Heat Pump Needs a Bit of Care”: On Maintainability and Repairing Gender–Technology Relations13
Freedom of Expression Challenged: Scientists’ Perspectives on Hidden Forms of Suppression and Self-censorship12
Gender Patterns of Publication in Top Sociological Journals12
The Double Darkness of Digitalization: Shaping Digital-ready Legislation to Reshape the Conditions for Public-sector Digitalization12
Public Trust and Political Legitimacy in the Smart City: A Reckoning for Technocracy11
Tracing Long-term Value Change in (Energy) Technologies: Opportunities of Probabilistic Topic Models Using Large Data Sets11
Seeking Public Values of Digital Energy Platforms11
Competing Transport Futures: Tensions between Imaginaries of Electrification and Biogas Fuel in Sweden11
Increasing Engagement in Regulatory Science: Reflections from the Field of Risk Assessment11
Platform NHS: Reconfiguring a Public Service in the Age of Digital Capitalism11
Ethics as Discursive Work: The Role of Ethical Framing in the Promissory Future of Data-driven Healthcare Technologies10
Welcome to Whenever: Exploring Suspended Life in Cryopreservation Practices9
Quantitative Storytelling: Science, Narratives, and Uncertainty in Nexus Innovations9
“Let’s Not Have the Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good”: Social Impact Bonds, Randomized Controlled Trials, and the Valuation of Social Programs9
Rethinking Science as a Vocation: One Hundred Years of Bureaucratization of Academic Science8
To Test or Not to Test: Tools, Rules, and Corporate Data in US Chemicals Regulation8
Artificial Intelligence from Colonial India: Race, Statistics, and Facial Recognition in the Global South8
Predicting Success in the Embryology Lab: The Use of Algorithmic Technologies in Knowledge Production8
Participation in Citizen Science: Insights from the CONECT-e Case Study8
Value Change in Energy Systems8
Eliciting Values for Technology Design with Moral Philosophy: An Empirical Exploration of Effects and Shortcomings8
Gendered Boundary-work within the Finnish Skepticism Movement8
Moving Evidence: Patients’ Groups, Biomedical Research, and Affects7
On Staging Work: How Research Funding Bodies Create Adaptive Coherence in Times of Projectification7
Audible Crime Scenes: ShotSpotter as Diagnostic, Policing, and Space-making Infrastructure7
Meditation Apps and the Promise of Attention by Design7
Nuclear Families: Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques and the Regulation of Parenthood7
Age-discriminated IVF Access and Evidence-based Ageism: Is There a Better Way?7
Opening Up Containment6
Disagreement and Agonistic Chance in Peer Review6
Identity in Postgenomic Times: Epigenetic Knowledge and the Pursuit of Biological Origins6
Searching for a Public in Controversies over Carbon Dioxide Removal: An Issue Mapping Study on BECCS and Afforestation6
Diversifying the Deliberative Turn: Toward an Agonistic RRI6
The Reproduction of Shame: Pregnancy, Nutrition and Body Weight in the Translation of Developmental Origins of Adult Disease5
Technology, Sexual Violence, and Power-Evasive Politics: Mapping the Anti-violence Sociotechnical Imaginary5
Privacy Worlds: Exploring Values and Design in the Development of the Tor Anonymity Network5
Rationality in Context: Regulatory Science and the Best Scientific Method5
Microbial Extractions: Sequence-based Bioprospecting, Augmented Promises, and Elusive Politics5
Public Perceptions of Risks and Benefits of Gene-edited Food Crops: An International Comparative Study between the US, Japan, and Germany5
An Interpretation of Value Change: A Philosophical Disquisition of Climate Change and Energy Transition Debate5
Extracting Users: Regimes of Engagement in Norwegian Smart Electricity Transition5
The Media’s Taste for Gene-Edited Food: Comparing Media Portrayals within US and European Regulatory Environments5
Troubled Orbits and Earthly Concerns: Space Debris as a Boundary Infrastructure5
Patents as Vehicles of Social and Moral Concerns: The Case of Johnson & Johnson Disposable Feminine Hygiene Products (1925–2012)5
Governance of Gene-edited Plants: Insights from the History of Biotechnology Oversight and Policy Process Theory5
Transfer or Translation? Rethinking Traveling Technologies from the Global South5