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How Not to Become a Buffoon in Front of a Shop Window: A Solution Allowing Natural Head Movement for Interaction with a Public Display [chapter]

Omar Mubin, Tatiana Lashina, Evert van Loenen
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The user interaction solution described in this paper was developed in the context of an Intelligent Shop Window (ISW) with an aim to offer a user the interaction solution where system response would be  ...  We further describe our experiment aimed to explore how head movements relate to eye movements when looking at objects in a shop window context.  ...  To achieve this we had to figure out how head movements would relate to change of gaze in the context typical for a shop window.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_32 fatcat:zmdw5xtntfbffiqcennv3bpuvi

Sensing Boundaries on Foot

Carlos Idrobo
2021 Ennen ja Nyt: Historian Tietosanomat  
visual arts with support of literary and historical accounts.  ...  Carus' socially constrained travelling in Italy in 1828, leading up to his painting Erinnerung an Neapel, 2) the history of the Pont Neuf and the use and regulation of Paris footways through lithographs  ...  A fixed view from the window does offer the rare chance to see from a vantage point the temporality of a given scene unfolding in front of our eyes.  ... 
doi:10.37449/ennenjanyt.109311 fatcat:gaeftecbojdlfiouugt5cqnf6m

Teaching in the Age of Covid-19

Petar Jandrić, David Hayes, Ian Truelove, Paul Levinson, Peter Mayo, Thomas Ryberg, Lilia D. Monzó, Quaylan Allen, Paul Alexander Stewart, Paul R. Carr, Liz Jackson, Susan Bridges (+72 others)
2020 Postdigital Science and Education  
According to California Government Code Section 3100-3109, I am now a disaster service worker. I have not generally equated 'educator' with disaster service, but we are in an untypical moment.  ...  Officials repeatedly tell us Angelinos we aren't under martial law, but we must follow orders for social distancing. Most paid attention; a great deal did not.  ...  My talks and my pedagogy are on public display. I am now more mindful than before of how my words, out of context, can be misunderstood.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42438-020-00169-6 fatcat:w2cwx44orzgobexalskdyb2cou

Subculture: The Meaning of Style

Dick Hebdige
1995 Critical Quarterly  
A painful 'fantasy' can be seen in the street shop windows.  ...  , denounced and canonized; treated at different times as threats to public order and as harmless buffoons.  ...  Murvin, Junior, 38 Nashville Rooms, 142n National Front, 66, 150n naturalization, [12] [13] 14, 16, 18, 19, and clothing, subculture as resistance to, 18, 90-2, 123 (see also common sense, ideology)  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-8705.1995.tb01063.x fatcat:juzttoiymngcnp2atco5wbqzbe

All-out for victory!: magazine advertising and the World War II home front

2009 ChoiceReviews  
the public where to go and how to become involved by vividly providing information, reasons, and above all, motivation for getting involved.  ...  My window shopping is for the house we've planned . . . " and on and on, approaching stream of consciousness, but with War Bonds tucked neatly into the midst of her thoughts.  ...  Admen shifted from selling products and services to the American public to selling home front Americans on ways for them to support the war.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-0955 fatcat:rg7qstfgjzf2dhmdsbjtbsyslm

Adaptation in the Age of Media Convergence

Liam Burke
2020 Adaptation  
The impression has often been voiced, for instance by Thomas Leitch in his essay for the inaugural issue of the journal Adaptation, that adaptation studies is "at a crossroads," in which its methodology  ...  and material are in transition from the discipline's humble novel-to-film-studies beginnings to a broader, if somewhat unclear, future. 1 As part of a moment in the field's history, in which scholars  ...  Whereas older media likewise depend on reader or viewer interaction in the form of interpretation as well as more material, embodied interaction with a text, digital media "do not simply place us in front  ... 
doi:10.1093/adaptation/apaa021 fatcat:h57qbqdldbfddi7asynx4fzqni

Why We Fought: America's Wars in Film and History

Blaine T. Browne, Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor
2009 Journal of American History  
Griffith were released to a public that was not willing to become involved in a war that, by 1916, had already consumed hundreds of thousands of lives in combat.  ...  The film showed an armed and regimented Germany preparing for aggression, but viewers differed over the nature of its message. 13 With the public still divided over how the United States should respond  ...  Part IV The Twenty-first Century Adventure 4 Nov. 1939 : 11 8 Nov. 1939 Settlers work hard at establishing a frontier and a culture; they wage war with Indians who resist their presence.  ... 
doi:10.2307/27694855 fatcat:yoj33muxejh3xdvorzjxmcg4ou

Dreaming America: popular front ideals and aesthetics in children's plays of the Federal Theatre Project

2013 ChoiceReviews  
NOELITA: We just all agreed together to stop when the red came on.  ...  In "The Inky Boys, " As he had often done before, The woolly-headed Black-a-moor One nice fine summer's day went out To see the shops and walk about And as he found it hot, poor fellow He took with him  ...  on understanding how social interactions can function appropriately.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.51-2516 fatcat:immjdynuuvhehpvn3ppfvnqtua

Volume 9 Issue 3

Complete Issue
2010 NJES: Nordic Journal of English studies  
In his article on the language of popular culture in this issue, Joe Trotta also points to the contradiction in the arguments of prescriptive linguists who lament the lowering of linguistic standards through  ...  popular culture, while ignoring, for instance, Shakespeare's highly playful and unorthodox use of language.  ...  In Friends, it is also suggested by Chandler that he is unable to give Monica a child and that Erica is not only allowing Monica to become a mother, but also for him to become a real man.  ... 
doi:10.35360/njes.239 fatcat:qar4ukm7zjfvdfjubep6snfpgm

English heart, Hindi heartland: the political life of literature in India

2012 ChoiceReviews  
In a Benjaminian mode, FlashPoints is interested in how literature contributes to forming new constellations of culture and history and in how such formations function critically and politically in the  ...  FlashPoints aims for a broad audience within the humanities and the social sciences concerned with moments of cultural emergence and transformation.  ...  Nasrin, Taslima, 82 National Book Trust, 54 National Geographic, 56 National Library of Calcutta, 74 National Mission for Translation, 115 Nationalism, 23, 52, 101, 157, 160 Navayana Publishing, 175  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.50-1314 fatcat:tx4gb7nwzfgodindntybaj3mqu

Cybernetic Woman - Impossible Perfection

Fiona Kerr
2018 Figshare  
In the world of computer games, players have become avatars, where men are 'men' and monsters can kill you. In a virtual world, I am not even me any more, and neither are you.  ...  We are living in the era of the cyber world. Cyber-reality is inhabited by cyber-people with polygonal forms.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS My warmest thanks to the three women who participated in this study for their willingness to talk to me about their experiences. The names used here are not their real names.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.7145726 fatcat:irw4ehzzgrg65iexybwix74are

Felicitators (The whole special issue in one PDF)

John F. Helliwell, Dan Weijers, Nattavudh Powdthavee, Aaron Jarden
2011 International Journal of Wellbeing  
to become a reality, it will need to become part of the culture, including institutions that create a setting in which meditating seems natural, and not unusual or weird.  ...  Montessori was also not allowed to dissect bodies with her classmates as it was deemed unseemly by contemporary standards for a woman to do so in the presence of men.  ...  By putting one foot in front of the other, they undoubtedly hoped, they would make their way to happiness on the horizon, the Promised Land of milk and honey, a place of peace and rest and abundance, a  ... 
doi:10.5502/ijw.v1i2.0 fatcat:flpzyzz7czgnhbhs2bvtpk2pti

Homer Simpson goes to Washington: American politics through popular culture

2009 ChoiceReviews  
"In terms of what I do? On a scale of zero to 10, I'd go with a zero, not very important. I don't know how else to put it."  ...  To test whether the effect of entertainment media is different for interested and uninterested publics, we include an interaction term in which we multiply entertainment media consumption by how closely  ...  Since the first edition of this book was published, the case for the importance of popular culture in helping us to understand politics has become even stronger.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.46-4123 fatcat:lwm7u3z7ofgu7n3jujajarjwnm

Global Elites : The Opaque Nature of Transnational Policy Determination [article]

Victor Christianto
2020 Figshare  
It shies away from the conspiracy theory perspective and attempts to diagnose and dissect the nature of that exclusive group, the world's leaders.  ...  For many years little was written about the particular but contentious topic of this book; then out of the blue a special Economist issue on 'The Few' (2011).  ...  Yet, despite their intimate knowledge of each other and the closed-shop nature of their exalted position, elite groupings are not necessarily a cohesive whole.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12398579 fatcat:vllzyp7l2fajxlfzrfvlqdjvqy

Shunters at Work: Creating a World in a Railway Yard

Birgitta Skarin Frykman, Birgitta Edelman
1999 Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute  
The treatise demonstrates how such contradictory understandings are expressed and mediated in practice, and how they are reconceptualized during a period of Stockholm Studies in Social Anthropology, 37  ...  Card-playing is studied as an arena for expression of skills related to handling risks at work.  ...  Above: Interior of the New Hall seen from engine cab. Below: Train-puller on the engine side. Above: Rembrandts at work. Below: Putting out a last minute brake heel.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2661016 fatcat:fqncapwsdvgrtj77irhakbsmom
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