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How South African Families Protected Themselves during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Study

Babatope O. Adebiyi, Gift T. Donga, Bernard Omukunyi, Nicolette V. Roman
2022 Sustainability  
Outbreaks have been reported in places where people have gathered, often in crowded indoor settings and where they talk loudly, shout, breathe heavily or sing such as in restaurants, choir practices, fitness  ...  For example, changes in the family system can hinder/or enhance changes in the broader social spheres and vice versa and within a pandemic, the family can both be driven by and/or drive the pandemic such  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14031236 fatcat:7v5fnv6oardwll65f6otismeom

Wireless Sensor Network And Their Deployment Strategies

Dr. E. Gajendran, Dr. J. Vignesh, Dr. S. R. Boselin Prabhu
2017 Zenodo  
A gifted way to achieve asset tracking and cope with this problem is believed to be with the use of wireless sensor networks.  ...  Motes are attached to a glove, one for every finger and one at the there have been 4,387 and 52,943 forest fires in Canada and the United States for every year on an average.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.821151 fatcat:jpv2r5drirb2zci5hugceutxim

Reflections on craft

Daniela K. Rosner, Kimiko Ryokai
2009 Proceeding of the seventh ACM conference on Creativity and cognition - C&C '09  
We present a qualitative study of seven knitters introduced to Spyn-a system that enables the association of digitally recorded messages with physical locations on knit fabric.  ...  This intersection of tradition and modernity provides an interesting site for understanding the adoption of new technology.  ...  Because our initial vision system did not provide sufficient accuracy for knits that were too long or oddly shaped to fit into a single camera frame, we experimented with different ink patterns on yarn  ... 
doi:10.1145/1640233.1640264 dblp:conf/candc/RosnerR09 fatcat:co5dfeyjpjethfn2z2ncqtklxa

Strategies to Mitigate a Mycobacterium marinum Outbreak in a Zebrafish Research Facility

Timothy Mason, Kathy Snell, Erika Mittge, Ellie Melancon, Rebecca Montgomery, Marcie McFadden, Javier Camoriano, Michael L. Kent, Christopher M. Whipps, Judy Peirce
2016 Zebrafish  
Water system Our facility utilized a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) comprising mechanical filters, biological filtration, and ultraviolet disinfection for its life support system.  ...  One large RAS made of two linked, but separable, systems was used for all the fish in the colony.  ... 
doi:10.1089/zeb.2015.1218 pmid:27351618 pmcid:PMC4931754 fatcat:nf7vs5nj3javbiqbkob2y4q6wm

Cyborgian Approach of Eco-interaction Design Based on Machine Intelligence and Embodied Experience [chapter]

Guyi Yi, Ilaria Di Carlo
2021 Proceedings of the 2020 DigitalFUTURES  
behave through embedded intelligence in the environment and discrete wearable devices for human.  ...  opportunities and capabilities of digital technology in terms of fighting against its own negative effect - cyber addiction, and working as a catalyst that re-embeds human into outdoor world.Cyborgian systems  ...  For instance, in the project Bio-responsive Garden, botanicals were fitted with microelectronics to make them physically animated.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-33-4400-6_8 fatcat:xg5g6e6f4vda7i47aulfepegra

The Seattle-King County healthy homes project: implementation of a comprehensive approach to improving indoor environmental quality for low-income children with asthma

James K Krieger, Tim K Takaro, Carol Allen, Lin Song, Marcia Weaver, Sanders Chai, Phillip Dickey
2002 Environmental Health Perspectives  
We developed a computer-based system for tracking home visits, assessment findings, client contact activities, and action plan implementation.  ...  The CHES supervisor used the system extensively to prepare visit schedules and develop weekly work plans for each CHES, but the CHES did not regularly use this system because data entry was too time consuming  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.02110s2311 pmid:11929743 pmcid:PMC1241178 fatcat:73a6k4faajhp5bjefv3fyvdb3m

Alchemy of the gift : things and material transformations at the court of Rudolf II

Ivana Horacek
under examination, and also serves to highlight the socio-political agency of the gift and its material properties.  ...  Together the chapters probe the materiality of diverse gifts; that is, they examine their matter and why they mattered.  ...  add that certain goods, such as gloves, laces, buttons and fabrics were not intended for the Kunstkammer, but were used for utilitarian purposes.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0166243 fatcat:655uynytnbgydikvyqjyue4ooa

County crafts on display Section C Gifts priced for students Playoff party Colonels defeat Hilltoppers again

Brent Risner
1987 unpublished
For Gift Giving...  ...  Buy a gift certificate for Christmas 310 E.  ...  Once the straw has been tied together, then it is placed in the casing and molded for the fit. Photos By Charlie Bolton apartment to fix the dishwasher.  ... 

Young, Gifted and Black * Oral Histories of Young Activists in Cape Town and Durban in the early 1970s

Carmel Chetty
Johnny will go to the front and one of us go for the gun because Andries took his gun off. He put it in the glove compartment.  ...  Even the footbridge that crosses the railway 249 tracks between Merebank and South Coast Road was partitioned in the centre: one part for Whites and the other for 'Non-Whites.'  ...  The Black man must build up his own value systems, see himself as self defined and not defined by others; 5.  ... 

Sensor Mania! The Internet of Things, Wearable Computing, Objective Metrics, and the Quantified Self 2.0

Melanie Swan
2012 Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks  
users attach a wrist-based sensor unit to a golf glove.  ...  A leading example is Singly, 'an API for the self,' which provides a developer-friendly way to obtain and integrate social and health-tracking data streams such as contacts, photos, locations, and fitness  ... 
doi:10.3390/jsan1030217 fatcat:nsfkcdzy45gh5c7vekh6wnnmz4

Visual analysis of faces with application in biometrics, forensics and health informatics [article]

Mohammad Ahsanul Haque
2016 Ph.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet  
Both setups (in the laboratory and in the fitness center) used indoor lighting for video capturing and the dynamometer reading to measure ground truth for fatigue.  ...  A huge number of AAL tools exists, such as medication management tools [55] [98] , video surveillance systems [6] , [99] - [101] , indoor location tracking [102] , [103] , communication systems  ...  For example, fingerprint and hand-written signature can be forged to breach the identification system [2] , voice can be altered or imitated, and still picture based traits can be used in absence of the  ... 
doi:10.5278/ fatcat:445elv6ftfcw3lhg7svwqx3ifu

Guidance for Occupational Health Services in Medical Centers

Mark Russi, William G. Buchta, Melanie Swift, Lawrence D. Budnick, Michael J. Hodgson, David Berube, Geoffrey A. Kelafant
2009 Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine  
Facilities should develop a system whereby they can collect information from both workers compensation and security/police reports to track incident frequency, locations, and perpetrators, in an attempt  ...  Many of these require medical surveillance programs, medical evaluation for fitness and capacity, and medical support for failures. b.  ... 
doi:10.1097/jom.0b013e3181bb0d7c pmid:19858746 fatcat:vswvhdbedvcclpfqi6lvieny6y

Shunters at Work: Creating a World in a Railway Yard

Birgitta Skarin Frykman, Birgitta Edelman
1999 Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute  
Card-playing is studied as an arena for expression of skills related to handling risks at work.  ...  Since cooperation calls for communication, the communicative aspects of skill come into the fore in this type of high-risk work.  ...  for connecting the heating systems of cuts and coaches to electric posts (värmeposter) at the end of the tracks.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2661016 fatcat:fqncapwsdvgrtj77irhakbsmom

Separating the Men from the Moms

Michael A. Messner, Suzel Bozada-Deas
2009 Gender & Society  
families, and workplaces-produce a gender formation with two interrelated characteristics: an ascendant professional class gender ideology that we call "soft essentialism" and a "gender category sorting system  ...  "indoors" space of the dugout, where it is her responsibility to keep track of the line-up and to be sure that the boy who is on-deck (next up to bat) is ready with his batting gloves and helmet on.  ...  She also announces (and it's on the flier) that she's collecting $20 from each family to pay for a "thank you gift . . . for all their hard work" for the head coach and for each of the three assistant  ... 
doi:10.1177/0891243208327363 fatcat:ju4dipqvcfagzmppajjgjz5ai4

Page 5 of Massachusetts Ploughman and New England Journal of Agriculture Vol. 62, Issue 49 [page]

1903 Massachusetts Ploughman and New England Journal of Agriculture  
The increase of track since 1890 has been 175 per cent. There are 987 electric street railway companies and sixty-niue interurban systems.  ...  —In 1890, in this country, there were only 1262 miles of track used for electric cars, while now out of 22,577 miles of track not one per cent. is used for horse cars.  ... 
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