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The Determinants of PayTech's Success in the Mobile Payment Market—The Case of BLIK

Joanna Błach, Monika Klimontowicz
2021 Journal of Risk and Financial Management  
The subject of the case is the Polish Payment Standard referred to as BLIK implemented in Poland in 2015 for mobile payments.  ...  The studies dedicated directly to PayTechs as a special kind of a FinTech entity and its market activity are a relatively new field of research. This paper aims to fill this gap.  ...  From the end-user perspective, BLIK solutions are easily accessible via smartphones and have a very high level of security due to PINs, passwords, and biometrics applied to reduce the risk of unauthorized  ... 
doi:10.3390/jrfm14090422 fatcat:4tuv4d3yzfeoxew5pexpkku25q

The Role of Social Movements, Coalitions, and Workers in Resisting Harmful Artificial Intelligence and Contributing to the Development of Responsible AI [article]

Susan von Struensee
2021 arXiv   pre-print
ethics and values of those heavily investing in and profiting from AI are under global scrutiny.  ...  From indigenous people addressing the lack of reliable data, to smart city stakeholders, to students protesting the academic relationships with sex trafficker and MIT donor Jeffery Epstein, the questionable  ...  . 212 Tekla Perry, "Startup Lanetix Pays US $775,000 to Software Engineers Fired for Union Organizing," IEEE Spectrum, November 12, 2018,  ... 
arXiv:2107.14052v1 fatcat:etqo64ksjzaihmt4kr7b6auxiu

Technopanics, Threat Inflation, and the Danger of an Information Technology Precautionary Principle

Adam D. Thierer
2012 Social Science Research Network  
We don't know if investments or startups will succeed. When risk and uncertainty are decentralized, however, we get lots of experimentation and lots of small failures.  ...  Such an amorphous standard leaves much to the imagination and opens the door to creative theories of harm, which are sure to be exploited. 415 In such a regime, harm becomes highly conjectural instead  ...  noted, is that "[o]nce information is out there, it is very hard to keep track of who has it and what he has done with it." 392 "The uncertainties and dislocations from new technology can be wrenching,  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2012494 fatcat:jiph3olmmzg63jyafvt7tttt2m

Fantastic voyage: an augmented reality approach to anatomical education for the general public

Manuel Thomas Schrempf, Eduard Gröller, Renata Raidou
Head Pose Estimation (HPE) links AR managed by the framework ARCore with 3D anatomy models from Body Parts 3D (BP3D) and anatomy information from Foundational Model of Anatomy (FMA) to educate the general  ...  and "How much and what anatomy can be learned in which time with the developed application compared to state of the art works?".  ...  software engineering to the data presentation layer of a piece of software, or the physical infrastructure or hardware.  ... 
doi:10.34726/hss.2020.57122 fatcat:ccp4kju5fzgwniukuxzfh3xhpq

Those Who Can: The Significance of Math Policymakers for Math Policy and Practice [article]

Lihi Telem, University Of Calgary, Brent Davis, Soroush Sabbaghan
Looking at policymakers' commitment and passion for math education and its promotion, alongside the difficulty in addressing learners whose experience of math is very different from their own, there may  ...  It looks beyond math education culture to the general culture, examining the way mindset is constructed and sustained through its discursive expressions in written and spoken language and identifying the  ...  To my family of choice, my smart, kind, knowledgeable friends who argued with which a wind of change would blow in, making all learners entitled to the beauty and magic of math through a change of mindset  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/38241 fatcat:x3yqs22i7nesxlv4fnagwigyme

The FDA Should Pay Attention to Drug Prices Questioning the Conventional Wisdom on Health Care Costs P. 28 The Cato Review of Business and Government Debunking the 'Network Effects'

It will likely fall to other entities in the White House to reassign oversight of genetically engineered animals to more appropriate agencies.  ...  And the rules for Indian children differ from those that apply to non-Indian children.  ...  Thus from 2012 through 2016, only 0.25% of the 2.2% increase in annual rent was explained by Airbnb. The Airbnb effect is not zero, but it is small.  ... 

Scenarios and Use Cases for the Energy Aware Smart Home

Klaus Hoffmann-Wissenwasser, Wolfgang Kastner
The use case diagrams rather serve as schemes for the actions that need to be executed. A brief look on the actually possible reduction in energy effort concludes the work.  ...  and the criteria, which need to be fulfilled by such a building.  ...  The approved original version of this thesis is available in print at TU Wien Bibliothek. The approved original version of this thesis is available in print at TU Wien Bibliothek.  ... 
doi:10.34726/hss.2020.71506 fatcat:jr576puqt5gmdnbunt4pff7vyy

Makers in the Workshop [article]

Raymond Michael Op'tLand, University Of Calgary, Richard W. Hawkins
and their communication processes, especially their study in Canada, and 3) it initiates and advocates for the development of a critical maker studies, as a counterpart to much of the literature in the  ...  area published to date.  ...  This is done under a model of sharing and collaboration, drawing on lessons from the beliefs and practices of the Free-and-Open-Source Software (FOSS) movement, and applying them to the world of 'stuff  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/37231 fatcat:jlbpmfi5jzgejpu7uazp4ctdbq

Technical and Vocational Skills Development in the Informal Sector International Perspectives in Adult Education

Karen Langer, Cecilia Soriano
2013 unpublished
International Perspectives in Adult Education-IPE 68 The reports, studies and materials published in this series aim to further the development of theory and practice in the work of the Volkshochschulen  ...  We hope that by providing access to information and a channel for communication, the series will serve to increase knowledge, deepen insights and improve cooperation in Adult Education at an international  ...  Acknowledgement: The methodology was applied with the assistance of the following technicians: Josefina Laura, Santiago Mercado, Liavel Chambi, Orestes Blanco, Gladys Laura, Grover Mullisaca and Gonzalo  ... 

Practices of place : ordinary mobilities and everyday technology [article]

Brendan Christopher Gaughen
Thanks to Ron Woods for showing me around the Postmark Museum in Bellevue, Ohio.  ...  Conducting research took me places I never expected to go. Thank you to the staff at the Appalachian Trail Museum and the Lincoln Highway Museum. Thanks to Reid Williamson of the Extra Miler Club.  ...  In "Hints to Transcontinental Tourists," LHA Chief Engineer F. H.  ... 
doi:10.15781/t2hq3rz2q fatcat:2fuef3l535gx3jj7wpcvpijnuy