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Does the Internet Create Healthier Societies? A Spatial Analysis of Health Outcomes and Internet Access

Amrita George, Christine Abdalla Mikhaeil, Maheshwar Boodraj
2018 International Conference on Information Systems  
Using a broad dataset, spanning every county in the United States, our analysis reveals the net effect of Internet access over time and its influence on the physical and mental wellbeing of socially advantaged  ...  on creating healthier lifestyles.  ...  Our study takes a spatial econometrics approach to understand the net effect of Internet access on health outcomes and society as a whole.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/GeorgeMB18 fatcat:blr56kuhbng3pj44alihvw62pm

Planning for an Ageing Society: Voices from the Planning Profession

Ann Hockey, Judith Phillips, Nigel Walford
2013 Planning Practice & Research  
The population of the United Kingdom is ageing inexorably, a trend which requires policy-makers, including spatial planners, to be creative and innovative in meeting the needs of older people.  ...  This is examined in the context of the wide-ranging multidisciplinary literature on the spatial experience of older people, and concludes that a clearer articulation of the elements of older people's relationships  ...  Acknowledgements This paper draws upon research undertaken as part of the multidisciplinary Older People's Use of Unfamiliar Space project, funded under the UK Research Councils' New Dynamics of Ageing  ... 
doi:10.1080/02697459.2013.820039 fatcat:t4w3pjcdovgkzlg3mewbsd4a4a


Petros Iosifidis
2011 Information, Communication & Society  
The creation of a network of institutions by the bourgeoisie within the civil society, and the launch of a number of newspapers more specifically, provided the means through which private thoughts could  ...  ), remains a central analytical tool in modern society to help us make sense of the relationship between the media and democracy (civic engagement).  ...  So, is it just a myth that the Internet has the ability to create a healthier public sphere? I would argue that in the end, it all depends on how one uses the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1369118x.2010.514356 fatcat:nrsso2o3zjgutcbul3dn4fedeq

Questioning mobility as a service: Unanticipated implications for society and governance

Kate Pangbourne, Miloš N. Mladenović, Dominic Stead, Dimitris Milakis
2019 Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice  
In this paper we focus on the development of a new service model for accessing transport, namely Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and present one of the first critical analyses of the rhetoric surrounding  ...  To address these questions, we begin by considering the evolution of intelligent transport systems that underpin the current vision of MaaS and highlight how the new business model could provide a mechanism  ...  We also thank those funding agencies whose support enabled some aspects of the work to be carried out.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tra.2019.09.033 fatcat:bm3bv4amujegdpriscs62y4lcu

Crowdsensing Solutions in Smart Cities towards a Networked Society

Á. Petkovics, V. Simon, I. Gódor, B. Böröcz
2015 EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things  
The goal of the paper is to give an overview of the most relevant aspects of mobile crowdsensing that are already utilized by the society.  ...  We introduce a path for transforming the vertical silos of today containing separated solutions in various domains into a horizontal, unified ecosystem, giving a way to novel technology and business opportunities  ...  A weighted linear combination of the 3 rankings is provided as the outcome.  ... 
doi:10.4108/eai.26-10-2015.150600 fatcat:yruq5i7x4fhchae74zwivesew4

Rethinking Infrastructure as the Fabric of a Changing Society [chapter]

Margot Weijnen, Aad Correljé
2021 Shaping an Inclusive Energy Transition  
changing societal values and priorities and, most of all, to fulfil the potential of infrastructure in creating an inclusive society.  ...  Since the energy market liberalisation, the fundamental role of infrastructure as the fabric of society appears to be a blind spot in reflections on infrastructure and largely unexplored territory in current  ...  By no means all Americans get safe drinking water, in the countryside more than a quarter of the population does not have access to fast internet, and 85% of Americans cannot reach work, a hospital or  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-74586-8_2 fatcat:aelw5rvzszabdmitg5dvlsmdai

Digital ageing in Europe: a comparative analysis of Italian, Finnish and Swedish national policies on eHealth

Heli Valokivi, Simone Carlo, Elin Kvist, Marjo Outila
2021 Ageing & Society  
Ageing Europeans are today healthier than previous generations and often manage to live independently up to a high age.  ...  (relationally as well as spatially) of the digital landscape of caring for older adults.  ...  have access to the internet.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0144686x21000945 fatcat:ckxvrmfn55clxesrex7ifq2xia

Canadian Geriatrics Society 36th Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts

Various Authors
2016 Canadian Geriatrics Journal  
Recall and comprehension were tested as part of a formative examination.  ...  The purpose of this project was to implement a flipped classroom model on Geriatrics topics to determine if Cards provide an additional benefit to podcasts in learning outcomes for second-year medical  ...  Falls Risk Screening of Older Adults in ED The ED patients are screened for falls risk by the triage nurse using a tool that was developed from the guideline created by the American Geriatric Society,  ... 
doi:10.5770/cgj.19.245 fatcat:dcrnkc7wnzhixppiibnqlhvzgm

Literature Review

2012 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society  
, and health.  ...  Consumers have therefore demanded greater convenience and access. This does not mean that the branch network does not have an important role to play.  ...  The analysis demonstrates that a customer's convenience orientation does affect hislher usage of ATMs, EFTPOS and human tellers.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jpids/pis049 pmid:26619171 fatcat:5oxccxgu3bd3bb4m4a264ackxq

The Abstracts of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society

2008 Australian journal of psychology  
creates an antagonism between them and society.  ...  creating a meaningful whole.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00049530802385558 fatcat:wswlm3lalzdwvk7fwoeyk2rz6e

Proceedings of the GoodBrother International Conference on Privacy-friendly and Trustworthy Technology for Society 2022 [article]

Anto Čartolovni, Anton Fedosov, Eduard Fosch-Villaronga, Christoph Lutz, Aurelia Tamò-Larrieux
2022 Zenodo  
We received a large number of submissions in Spring 2022 from the authors in Australia, the US, Singapore, the UK, the EU, Norway, and Switzerland, accepting 16 papers based on the score and the feedback  ...  The GoodBrother COST Action (CA19121) on Privacy-Aware Audio- and Video-Based Applications for Active and Assisted Living ( organized a hybrid conference on 'Privacy-friendly and  ...  Acknowledgements Acknowledgments Work on this abstract was carried out under the aegis of the research project 'Vulnerabilty in the Robot Society' ('VIROS'), funded by the Norwegian Research Council.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6813376 fatcat:jecmmfw5wngghijfapte7p733y

The panorama between COVID-19 pandemic and Artificial Intelligence (AI): Can it be the catalyst for Society 5.0?

Ariful Islam, Mahmuda Islam, Md. Uzir Hossain Uzir, Sazali Abd Wahab, Ahmad Shaharudin Abdul Latiff
2020 International Journal of Scientific Research and Management  
Design/Methodology/Approach: A systematic analysis of literature has been executed to discuss the AI-focused Society 5.0 configuration triggered by pandemic, in which over 300 publications are read and  ...  It will also create an innovative platform to utilize the working abilities of older segments of society.  ...  Considering the direction of our analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging innovations would combine to revolutionise the infrastructure of the Society 5.0 network and create resilient  ... 
doi:10.18535/ijsrm/v8i12.em02 fatcat:w2d73u7rszainbvk6db2kwqrxi

Health, out-of-home activities and digital inclusion in later life: Implications for emerging mobility services

Ffion Carney, Jens Kandt
2022 Journal of Transport and Health  
Although digital technology use has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, lack of skills, access to equipment and health problems contribute to a continued Digital Divide.  ...  and well-being in ageing societies.  ...  We gratefully acknowledge the helpful feedback from the anonymous referees, which have led to important improvements of the paper. The authors have no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jth.2021.101311 fatcat:pj6ettdinzfwzgyv33eee3vmc4

Practical Applications of Cosmology to Human Society

Eric J. Chaisson
2014 Natural Science  
Despite its grand and ambitious objective to unify theoretical understanding of all known complex systems from big bang to humankind, cosmic evolution does have useful, practical applications from which  ...  economics, and cancer research.  ...  Acknowledgements I thank faculty colleagues at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and students at Harvard College for many trenchant discussions of potential practical applications of cosmic  ... 
doi:10.4236/ns.2014.610077 fatcat:mfwsqzjk2nawlapy2xt7jquspq

Academia permeating society through Citizen Science: Use cases of engagement in Higher Education

Katerina Zourou
2020 Zenodo  
The document corresponds to activities 1 of Output 1 (Field analysis: Positioning HEIs in open and citizen science for open knowledge and innovation).  ...  in science for society.  ...  Acknowledgements This study lasted five months, from September 2019 to February 2020 and involved the contribution of several individuals that I (Katerina Zourou) would like to thank warmly.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3932215 fatcat:jfdlespsa5cgfoms4wscders44
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