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Implications: People and Physical Infrastructure [chapter]

James Murday, Larry Bell, James Heath, Chin Hua Kong, Robert Chang, Stephen Fonash, Marietta Baba
2013 Science Policy Reports  
It should also be noted that a converging technology can morph over time into an academic discipline of its own.  ...  The online approach provides two critical advantages for people in the workforce: (1) material is available in time frames that fit their personal schedules, and (2) at least theoretically one can gain  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02204-8_8 fatcat:ruplgut5sjby5eikwpyt2tsszy

A Review into eHealth Services and Therapies: Potential for Virtual Therapeutic Communities - Supporting People with Severe Personality Disorder [article]

Alice Good, Arunasalam Sambhanthan
2013 arXiv   pre-print
It then provides a case study of how technology in e-Health can lend itself to an application that could support and maintain the wellbeing of people with a severe mental illness.  ...  This type of application demonstrates how e-Health can empower the individuals using it but also potentially reducing the impact upon health care providers and services.  ...  User-led informal networks of care in therapeutic community In terms of e-Health technologies that facilitate support specifically for people with BPD, there are a number of online resources including  ... 
arXiv:1302.5499v1 fatcat:kqns5gcgtvhnfak3oc4o63ki7y

"'SMART' in Between People and the City "

Ramona HOSU, Department of Journalism,Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, ramonahosu@fspac.ro, Ioan HOSU, "Communication, Public Relations and Advertising Department, Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, hosu@fspac.ro"
2019 Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences  
The present paper intends to identify the current meanings of 'smart' in the concepts 'smart cities' and 'smart people' by debating on place identity conjoined with individual and community identity, as  ...  the case of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.  ...  Despite calling it 'an entity' with an unclear status, Kirby identifies a series of traits that fall under the type of culture characterizing our era.  ... 
doi:10.24193/tras.si2019.1 fatcat:73v6qhekajg7hg5nag7kt2e7bu

Future Opportunities for IoT to Support People with Parkinson's

Roisin McNaney, Emmanuel Tsekleves, Jonathan Synnott
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
In this paper, we describe the results of engagements to scope the future potentials of IoT for supporting people with Parkinson's.  ...  There has also been an emerging interest in the potentials of IoT devices to support people with chronic health conditions.  ...  [1] used touch screen interactions to quantify changes in manual dexterity over time.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3313831.3376871 dblp:conf/chi/McNaneyTS20 fatcat:2wurmroplvh2hpju2h6uc4chie

Online Shaming via Social Media using Machine Learning: A Survey

Dige Vaishnavi A
2021 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
Twitter, it has become one of the most extravagant platforms of all time and, most popular micro blogging services which is generally used to share unreasonable amount of opinions.  ...  Social network sites involve billions of users around the world wide.  ...  Our analysis also reveals distinct groups of users with different levels of antisocial behaviour that can change over time. III.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2021.32964 fatcat:62cmgbhqhnbkzpqo77mo4udbqm

Where Do People Get Their Information and Contraceptives From?

2005 PLoS Medicine  
Synopses of Research Articles Open access, freely available online November 2005 | Volume 2 | Issue 11 | e373 | e391 Over 3 million people died of AIDS last year and about 5 million others became infected  ...  It was planned that all the men would visit the research clinic four times during this 21-month period, and that they would be tested for HIV each time.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0020382 fatcat:ekp474tdafc6pcp2wrlk5euyma

Social Media Toxicity Classification Using Deep Learning: Real-World Application UK Brexit

Hong Fan, Wu Du, Abdelghani Dahou, Ahmed A. Ewees, Dalia Yousri, Mohamed Abd Elaziz, Ammar H. Elsheikh, Laith Abualigah, Mohammed A. A. Al-qaness
2021 Electronics  
Social media platforms such as Twitter have demonstrated over the years the value they provide, such as connecting people from all over the world with different backgrounds.  ...  The word toxic has become synonymous with online hate speech, internet trolling, and sometimes outrage culture.  ...  Trolls can be detrimental to online communities in several ways by disrupting discussions (e.g., on Twitter), spreading lousy advice, and damaging the trust developed over time in an online community.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10111332 fatcat:2i4oqvzysjbedngktd7j436g4e

Topic-driven toxicity: Exploring the relationship between online toxicity and news topics

Joni Salminen, Sercan Sengün, Juan Corporan, Soon-gyo Jung, Bernard J. Jansen, Pin-Yu Chen
2020 PLoS ONE  
To analyze how news topics relate to the toxicity of user comments, we classify topics of 63,886 online news videos of a large news channel using a neural network and topical tags used by journalists to  ...  Findings suggest that news comment toxicity can be characterized as topic-driven toxicity that targets topics rather than as vindictive toxicity that targets users or groups.  ...  The version of the API at the time of the study had two main types of models: (a) alpha models and (b) experimental models.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0228723 pmid:32084164 fatcat:f3iw7nunbzd55marhjnaftmysy

The use of social technologies in Spanish young people: a global behaviour model in teenagers

Gil-Pechuan Ignacio, Conesa García M. Pilar
2013 Global Business Perspectives  
The majority of all Spanish youths aged 12-17 use online social networking sites (internet and mobile technology), according to a new local survey of teenagers conducted by Valencia University, Fepad &  ...  The main objective is to explore how web-based technologies lessen or generate different types of disorders in today's society, particularly amongst teenagers.  ...  Those that possess links with similar types of people tend to behave in similar ways even when there are no direct connections between them.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40196-012-0006-z fatcat:xed4kom2fbcl5e5ibkotvklhqa

Characterizing motivations for cannabis use in a cohort of people who use illicit drugs: A latent class analysis

Stephanie Lake, Ekaterina Nosova, Jane Buxton, Zach Walsh, M. Eugenia Socías, Kanna Hayashi, Thomas Kerr, M. J. Milloy, Lucy J. Troup
2020 PLoS ONE  
Four latent classes of cannabis use emerged: Class 1 (31.6%), characterized by non-medical purposes; Class 2 (37.5%), characterized by non-pain therapeutic use (e.g., stress, nausea/loss of appetite, and  ...  insomnia); characterized by Class 3 (21.9%) predominantly pain relief; and Class 4 (9.0%), characterized by a wide range of therapeutic uses in addition to pain management, including insomnia, stress,  ...  Three classes (2-4) encompassing over two-thirds (n = 1,838; 68.4%) of the sample observations were characterized-in full or in part-by some type of therapeutic cannabis use, and all four classes included  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0233463 pmid:32437443 fatcat:xf5om6z5qzdxzdcgvme5e4q2za

Mental health and older people

Barry Aveyard
2002 Nursing Older People  
Acknowledgements I would like to thank all those people who have freely given their time and expertise towards developing the material for WMHDAY 2013.  ...  Armin Von Gunten and Deepti Kukreja from the WHO Collaboration Centre of Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l'Age Avancé (SUPAA), Lausanne contributed to an earlier draft of a relevant WHO document  ...  More than 20% of people age 55 years or older may have some type of mental health problem (4) . Biological changes may interfere with the brain's functioning.  ... 
doi:10.7748/nop.14.9.34.s16 pmid:27316936 fatcat:zxfu4wvzmvhxtc223qna63nv2m

Detecting Toxicity in News Articles: Application to Bulgarian [article]

Yoan Dinkov, Ivan Koychev, Preslav Nakov
2019 arXiv   pre-print
To help limit their spread and impact, we propose and develop a news toxicity detector that can recognize various types of toxic content.  ...  The evaluation results show an accuracy of 59.0% and a macro-F1 score of 39.7%, which represent sizable improvements over the majority-class baseline (Acc=30.3%, macro-F1=5.2%).  ...  Acknowledgements This research is part of the Tanbih project, 8 which aims to limit the effect of "fake news", propaganda and media bias by making users aware of what they are reading.  ... 
arXiv:1908.09785v1 fatcat:6whygqddrjhdfbjymmwdzptk6i

'Paradigm Wars' Revisited: New Eyes on Indigenous Peoples' Resistance to Globalization

Robert Alan Hershey
2019 Indigenous peoples' journal of law, culture, & resistance  
Nor do they lose their cultural and spiritual worth over time.  ...  for Indigenous Peoples in the past four decades.  ...  The resistance of many Indigenous Peoples to the effects of globalization has arisen not from abstract concerns, but from real struggles for control over and access to their land, knowledge, and resources  ... 
doi:10.5070/p651043049 fatcat:qzgoh2bhejh3fcrqfhqlihu4ci

Toxicity v. toxicity: How Ethnography Can Inform Scalable Technical Solutions

JAMIE SHERMAN, ANNE PAGE MCCLARD
2020 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings  
Inquiry into toxicity in gaming is part of a larger body of literature and public interest emerging around disruptive and malicious social interactions online, cyberbullying, child-grooming, and extremist  ...  While a number of scholars have studied online communities, research on games has been mostly focused on the business, experience, and content of gameplay.  ...  Over time, she has developed tactics for avoiding toxic interactions directed at her. She uses a screen name that is non-gender specific.  ... 
doi:10.1111/epic.12037 fatcat:2zy7dqldtff7nhhevxo4nlohm4

STFU NOOB! Predicting Crowdsourced Decisions on Toxic Behavior in Online Games [article]

Jeremy Blackburn, Haewoon Kwak
2014 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a supervised learning approach for predicting crowdsourced decisions on toxic behavior with large-scale labeled data collections; over 10 million user reports involved in 1.46  ...  While this system has successfully dealt with the vague nature of toxic behavior by majority rules based on many votes, it naturally requires tremendous cost, time, and human efforts.  ...  A few studies have characterized grief playing. Foo and Koivisto divide grief behavior into four categories: harassment, power imposition, scamming, and greed play [10] .  ... 
arXiv:1404.5905v1 fatcat:fysnjgacybeuleakev5up6tada
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