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Not so 'invisible': A Qualitative Case Study Exploring Gender Relations and Farm Management Software

Dale Carolyn Mackrell, Maree Veronica Boyle
2010 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
The findings suggested that, women"s active participation in family farm partnerships and their acquisition of technological skills through the use of farm management software like CottonLOGIC, mean that  ...  The study found that, although gender differences and inequalities persist, the agency of women cotton growers ensures not only a sustainable future for themselves and their families, but also for the  ...  We work collaboratively. With regards to decision making, we know we will grow cotton. I have input into every bale sold and I'm involved in marketing.  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v16i2.578 fatcat:r3oyvdlze5c3rm2xjztuqrwtay

Making the invisible observable by Augmented Reality in informal science education context

Hannu Salmi, Helena Thuneberg, Mari-Pauliina Vainikainen
2016 International Journal of Science Education, Part B Communication and Public Engagement  
The aim of the study was to analyse learning using Augmented Reality (AR) technology and the motivational and cognitive aspects related to it in an informal learning context.  ...  In addition, motivation turned out to be an alternative key route for learning.  ...  For more than two decades, they have been considered as highly promising tools for improving education.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21548455.2016.1254358 fatcat:kiyh7x7ku5dqrjox634fjznjsu

The Second Invisible Hand of the Market [chapter]

Alexander Dolgin
2011 Manifesto of the New Economy  
On this basis it is defined as an information economy.  ...  One of the obvious features of the New Economy has been the preceding growth of costs associated with information processing (so-called transaction costs) as against expenditure on the physical manufacture  ...  The Gratuity Economy: Retrospective Payment and Group Motivation Such tools as Web 3.0 and Smart Introductions give an idea of the basic potential of applied collaborative technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21277-2_2 fatcat:4ukqkwtg6fdy5gebjjjnwitjbu

Infrastructures and Their Invisible Carnivalesque

Donncha Kavanagh, Gianluca Miscione
2017 Social Science Research Network  
form of money, bitcoin, as well as markets for all sorts of derivative products; and third, it is a market-making technology, in so far as the blockchain technology is widely seen as a disruptive technology  ...  To begin, she cautions against the traditional ethnographic focus on talk, community, identity and group processes, mediated by information technology.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3003525 fatcat:dafig2vphvdavazby6cajwmalu

Camera for the invisible

Jay Silver
2008 Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Interaction design and children - IDC '08  
Inspired by urban explorers and Nature Awareness traditions, I will develop methodologies and design principles for coming into contact with the environment through direct observation of the previously  ...  Building on the idea of revealing the imperceptible with a time-lapse camera, I will design both a new metaphor for sensors and a physical object: a synesthetic time-lapse "Camera for the Invisible" with  ...  Or they haven't really thought of them as journalistic devices. As designed, the Camera for the Invisible is an accessible device. It has the comforting look and feel of a traditional camera.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1463689.1463751 dblp:conf/acmidc/Silver08 fatcat:rblhgotlizcddpkad32yqf4yz4

Invisible Restriction: Franchising Development in Kazakhstan

Raissa Kaziyeva
2016 Advances in Economics and Business  
The purpose of the article is to identify the so-called "invisible factors" hindering the development of franchising in Kazakhstan.  ...  This article attempts to give practical implications for franchising development in Kazakhstan that will raise the effectiveness and enhance the credibility of franchising business through preliminary  ...  Franchising systems carry a great energy-information meaning as they integrate direct transfer of traditions, knowledge, and technology together.  ... 
doi:10.13189/aeb.2016.040402 fatcat:bcxnqpvftbhgjjsc2anihwqtme

"Almost Invisible Scars": Medical Tourism to Brazil

Alexander Edmonds
2011 Signs  
We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new forms of scholarship. For more information about JSTOR, please contact .  ...  JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive.  ...  In some cases, this means an "elaborate and sad road" of complications, as one patient put it.  ... 
doi:10.1086/655909 pmid:21114074 fatcat:jim5dxibunajbifgcmofaag7wm


Karol Król, Uniwersytet Rolniczy w Krakowie
2019 Geomatics, Landmanagement and Landscape  
Tor is essentially a neutral tool that can be used in just cause as well as for criminal purposes.  ...  Despite the fact that these resources are beyond the reach of traditional search tools, they constitute an integral, natural part of the web [Ehney and Shorter 2016].  ... 
doi:10.15576/gll/2019.3.53 fatcat:5jvvmd57araarohyqtca3mjy6i

Intellectual Capital: The Invisible Resource of Strategy

Yulianita Rahayu
2017 China-USA Business Review  
The approach in this research will refer to management theory and previous research. Basic analysis is knowledge which has been recognized as a valuable resource by researchers.  ...  It motivated that many people do believe "knowledge" has become so important, displacing other forms of capital as the focus for strategic analysis.  ...  As Robert K. Elliiot points out, on an important article entitled "The Third Wave Break on Shore of Accounting": Focusing on real asset is industrial evolution tradition.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1537-1514/2017.05.002 fatcat:cj5qtsgqzvg4vaevpnuqtlyxli

Between Visible and Invisible [chapter]

Giulia Scotto
2021 Oil Spaces  
Another tool for ENI's successful penetration of the Ghanaian market was advertising.  ...  In a letter to one of his collaborators, Marcello Boldrini, ENI's president after Mattei's death in 1962, described the project as "an operation that opens new possibility for the Italian industry and  ... 
doi:10.4324/9780367816049-7 fatcat:suzmqivt5ve2vjk3idifginy7u

From tacit knowledge to knowledge management: leveraging invisible assets

Nada K. Kakabadse, Alexander Kouzmin, Andrew Kakabadse
2001 Knowledge and Process Management  
As well, there is an emerging need for the Chief Knowledge Officer function going well beyond the Chief Information Officer requirements posited by an information technology-driven restructuring of routine  ...  Within competitive advantage considerations, knowledge has emerged as one of the more strategic, although invisible, assets for organizations.  ...  For example, the management of information captured on corporate databases is often considered as an example of corporate knowledge and knowledge management.  ... 
doi:10.1002/kpm.120 fatcat:qag53qmvdfcezac4lwraaeytay

Central and Eastern Europe: An Invisible Sewing Shop

Emese Dobos
2021 Acta Universitatis Sapientiae: European and Regional Studies  
The growing need for shorter supply chains creates a noteworthy situation in the region's fashion industry.  ...  But we have to make a difference between the 'headquarter' country of the brand and the actual country of origin: even if luxury products are made here, the relations in production remain hidden.  ...  Subcontracting was significant in the centrally managed Hungarian textile and garment industry from the 1950s: first, for the Soviet socialist market and then for Western clients, as an additional activity  ... 
doi:10.2478/auseur-2021-0008 fatcat:rswsz23fszh7hkuwtslp5i3cci

Our little help machines and their invisibilities

David K. Farkas
2001 ACM Journal of Computer Documentation  
In contrast to print manuals, which are rapidly becoming obsolete, online help enables users to access information so quickly and easily that the information users want just seems to be there for them.  ...  Four Kinds of Invisibility and Their Consequences The first kind of invisibility has to do with information access.  ...  Help technologies may advance until access to desired information is nearly instant and automatic, but Johnson-Eilola's claim for invisibility is not borne out by the help systems in use today.  ... 
doi:10.1145/586569.586575 fatcat:dx4cj3w4ang6dppn7hhi4wrd5m

Towards an Open Learning Environment via Augmented Reality (AR): Visualising the Invisible in Science Centres and Schools for Teacher Education

Hannu Salmi, Arja Kaasinen, Veera Kallunki
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The pedagogical principle of this research was making the invisible observable by Augmented Reality [AR]. Smallscale exhibits are bridging the gap between formal education and informal learning.  ...  Connecting of ICT-AR with and between learning environments; and 3. Changes in roles and responsibilities of students and teachers.  ...  It was also important that the teachers were no impressed about the technology itself but seeing Augmented Reality as connection between learning environments, and as an effective tool.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.565 fatcat:ng6vpkl44jaufizjl4s5xgsogi

The Invisible Gland: Affect and Political Economy

Jeff Pruchnic
2008 Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts  
This genealogy might begin with Adam Smith's paradigmatic gesture of "the invisible hand" of the market (one that survives in modifi ed form today in free market enthusiasm of the Hayekian variety).  ...  genealogy of how the growth of model "celebrity" proceeded in conjunction with media and information technologies (233).  ... 
doi:10.1353/crt.0.0051 fatcat:pzhgbkk2kfeupp7rhpqyuwt5wa
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