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Cultural literacy in the empire of emoji signs: Who is crying with joy?

Alisa Freedman
2018 First Monday  
Emoji reveal discrimination and diversity within cultures, but emoji alone are "unreadable." They need to be used together with established modes of expression to avoid misunderstandings.  ...  To test this theoretical application of emoji, I analyze the findings of "Emoji Literature Translation Contests" held in my university courses.  ...  Technology has accelerated the ability to experience global products, with the Internet, smartphones, and instant translations continuously mixing Japanese popular culture with the culture of the world  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v23i9.9395 fatcat:7b6xh52wpbae3lrtklyt5ja35y

Emoji as a 'language' of cuteness

Joel Gn
2018 First Monday  
In view of the technical standardisation and cross-cultural reception of emoji, the article also examines the structure and play of these pictograms in and out of messaging platforms.  ...  This approach supports the notion of emoji as a systematised form of cuteness that circumvents the complexity of inter-subjective differences.  ...  The culture industry: Selected essays on mass culture . London: Routledge. J. L Austin, 1962. How to do things with words . Oxford: Clarendon Press. Junichi Azuma, 2012.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v23i9.9396 fatcat:necmlsqhtbhftiznsqnzhqzoge

Facial recognition, emotion and race in animated social media

Luke Stark
2018 First Monday  
The paper considers the potential both for racializing logics as part of these systems of classification, and how data regarding emotional expression gathered through these systems might interact with  ...  Facial recognition systems are increasingly common components of commercial smart phones such as the iPhone X and the Samsung Galaxy S9.  ...  Samsung had introduced its AR Emoji — “augmented reality” avatars of a user — several months prior.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v23i9.9406 fatcat:nn2m645yn5cmddp4j4buasdmyi

Review of Research on Technologies for Language Learning and Teaching

Mengke Yang, Rustam Shadiev
2019 Open Journal of Social Sciences  
We aimed to select empirical studies that show effect of technologies on language learning.  ...  Besides, we compare our results with those obtained from earlier review studies, e.g. we identified several new technologies used in studies between 2014 and 2018 but never used before.  ...  They also claimed that the online game-based platform is effective and engaging for the consumer. 6) Internet of things and wearable technologies The Internet of things (IoT) is a technology based on  ... 
doi:10.4236/jss.2019.73014 fatcat:tajnzaafendk7aft5wfjc2sz6y

Platform Business in Korea: Advent and Growth of Kakao

Yoo-Jin Han, J. Horák, T. Lee, E. Dolejšová
2022 SHS Web of Conferences  
With the rapid development of ICT technology, a platform business is exerting a dominant influence in various fields.  ...  Based on the case investigation, the background of Kakao's success can be interpreted with a combination of various reasons, such as Korea's developed ICT environment, a large game users' population, quick  ...  This company has positioned itself as a leader in Korea's mobile ecosystem by entering various areas, such as artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things, blockchain, and so on.  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/202213202001 fatcat:uin3xsmiarbphf3vq4euwoglfe

Embedding Comparator: Visualizing Differences in Global Structure and Local Neighborhoods via Small Multiples [article]

Angie Boggust, Brandon Carter, Arvind Satyanarayan
2022 arXiv   pre-print
It systematically surfaces points of comparison by computing the similarity of the k-nearest neighbors of every embedded object between a pair of spaces.  ...  In response, we present the Embedding Comparator, an interactive system that presents a global comparison of embedding spaces alongside fine-grained inspection of local neighborhoods.  ...  with 13 embedding users from both academia and industry.  ... 
arXiv:1912.04853v3 fatcat:zfool6r745hlpef4nu7tl3gxi4

Cultural transformations of love and sex in the digital age

Kristian Bankov
2019 Digital Age in Semiotics & Communication  
However, we are here: organizing a small conference on the consequences for love and sex upon the advent of the internet and digital technologies.  ...  We could not resist engaging this topic because our program as a research center concerns the cultural changes of the digital age, and we can hardly think of another sphere of life more affected by the  ...  The first structural change to marriage came with the industrial revolution and the development of romanticism (i.e. the last two hundred years), based on new associations of marriage with the notion of  ... 
doi:10.33919/dasc.19.2.1 fatcat:evvgy6xnujbz5hd3elbwxk5z2e

Augmenting Virtual Spaces: Affective Feedback in Computer Games [chapter]

Stuart Cunningham, John Henry, Jonathan Weinel
2020 Springer Series on Cultural Computing  
Specifically, it is proposed that these developments give rise to interesting opportunities whereby virtual environments can be augmented with player affective and contextual information.  ...  The chapter considers the impact this biometric information has upon games players, in terms of their experience of the game and the social connections between competitors.  ...  The idea behind the term is games that incorporate the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) with the applications of serious games.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-42097-0_13 fatcat:dey677mfrzgkxkc5qmatjaz3le

Multimodal Interaction Systems Based on Internet of Things and Augmented Reality: A Systematic Literature Review

Joo Chan Kim, Teemu H. Laine, Christer Åhlund
2021 Applied Sciences  
The Internet of Things (IoT) and augmented reality (AR) are popular technologies that allow interaction systems to combine the real-world context of the agent and immersive AR content.  ...  Technology developments have expanded the diversity of interaction modalities that can be used by an agent (either a human or machine) to interact with a computer system.  ...  of Things IoT) & (augmented reality AR augmented) & (framework architecture) 10 multimodal & (Internet of Things IoT) & (augmented reality AR augmented) 11 multimodal & (Internet of Things IoT) & (mixed  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11041738 fatcat:2vbs5x66k5gwvenilrbs76kaji

Novel Approach for Generating Hybrid Features Set to Effectively Identify Hate Speech

2020 Inteligencia Artificial  
Automating hate speech or inappropriate text detection in social media and other internet platforms is gaining a lot of interest and becoming a valuable research topic for both industry and academia in  ...  Text classification is a very challenging task due to the nature and complexities with languages, especially its context, micro words, emojis, typo error and sarcasm present in the text.  ...  There has been a massive increase in the use of the Internet and social media.  ... 
doi:10.4114/intartif.vol23iss66pp97-111 fatcat:45ssj4gmgnglvfq54dgsu3gauu

TEFL in the Digital Age: The Use of Computer-Assisted Language Learning

Sanja Krimer Gaborović, Josip Ivanović
2020 Croatian Journal of Education - Hrvatski časopis za odgoj i obrazovanje  
classroom,with Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) being the new imperative of thegood TEFL practice.  ...  On this view, thepaper aims at exploring how and why the digital resources can play a crucial rolein assuming the new perspectives of Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL).Since the denial of the  ...  It reviews the concepts of Cyberspace and Cyberculture, with reference to the revolutionised language of the Internet (Applied Internet Linguistics as well as the use of emojis on Social Media).  ... 
doi:10.15516/cje.v22i3.3350 fatcat:nmpgwjpn4rg2pgnpimhddvmk2y

Table of Contents

2020 2020 Fourth International Conference on I-SMAC (IoT in Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) (I-SMAC)  
Internet of Things K.  ...  Shivaprakasha 284 53 Security Domain, Threats, Privacy issues in the Internet of Things (IoT): A Survey Shipra Singh, Kaptan Singh, Amit Saxena 287 54 Improved ElGamal Cryptosystem for Secure  ... 
doi:10.1109/i-smac49090.2020.9243441 fatcat:tmn4i477wfddzion6tzlw57wj4

Coping with and addressing the risks of children TV and online devices usage

María José Casany Guerrero, Marc Alier Forment
2019 Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality - TEEM'19  
Parents have to cope with these concerns and address these risks as part of their duties. "Parental Mediation" is the management of the relation of children with media and online devices.  ...  This paper analyzes the risks and implications of the growing exposure of children to tech, goes through a number of studies on parental mediation, and proposes a set of guidelines for parental mediation  ...  emoji (emojis are also a recent innovation), augmented reality features and voice-activated assistants.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3362789.3362882 fatcat:afxqxvdi7rhkvinogczjs5t2ye

Social media and news media: Building new publics or fragmenting audiences? [chapter]

Kathryn Bowd
2016 Making Publics, Making Places  
To view a copy of this licence, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons,  ...  This work is licenced under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License.  ...  The significance of connectedness We take up the above concerns and explore them in relation to three properties of connectedness which have emerged from our study.  ... 
doi:10.20851/publics-08 fatcat:rahwycul35e6rdw75j2nn4taie

The data economy: How technological change has altered the role of the citizen-consumer

Minna Lammi, Mika Pantzar
2019 Technology in society  
by the US car industry; and second, the post-1990s when an even greater sense of mobility was introduced by cell phones and the Internet, drawing examples from outlying yet technologically advanced Finland  ...  We close with a discussion of how the digital turn has given citizen-consumers new channels of operations, querying how technological change has influenced their everyday lives.  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland for the CloseLoop project (GAs 303452 and 303455) and Tekes -the Finnish funding Agency  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.techsoc.2019.101157 fatcat:4wm454qeo5cbvp3uuomftz42x4
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