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Internet Outages, the Eyewitness Accounts: Analysis of the Outages Mailing List [chapter]

Ritwik Banerjee, Abbas Razaghpanah, Luis Chiang, Akassh Mishra, Vyas Sekar, Yejin Choi, Phillipa Gill
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we leverage a somewhat unconventional dataset to analyze Internet reliability-the outages mailing list.  ...  The mailing list is an avenue for network operators to share information and insights about widespread outages.  ...  Contributions and Roadmap: This paper makes the following contributions: (1) Performing an initial analysis of the outages mailing list to understand Internet outages ( §2); (2) A careful application of  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-15509-8_16 fatcat:7lbefhvqfvadvm6kdp5ceoxkji

Internet Outages, the Eyewitness Accounts: Analysis of the Outages Mailing List

Ritwik Banerjee, Abbas Razaghpanah, Luis Chiang, Akassh Mishra, Vyas Sekar, Yejin Choi, Phillipa Gill
2018
In this paper, we leverage a somewhat unconventional dataset to analyze Internet reliability—the outages mailing list.  ...  The mailing list is an avenue for network operators to share information and insights about widespread outages.  ...  Contributions and Roadmap: This paper makes the following contributions: (1) Performing an initial analysis of the outages mailing list to understand Internet outages ( §2); (2) A careful application of  ... 
doi:10.1184/r1/6468932.v1 fatcat:6bi45vigzfdivghp7kcdmaua7m

Sibyl: A Practical Internet Route Oracle

Ítalo Cunha, Pietro Marchetta, Matt Calder, Yi-Ching Chiu, Brandon Schlinker, Bruno V. A. Machado, Antonio Pescapè, Vasileios Giotsas, Harsha V. Madhyastha, Ethan Katz-Bassett
2016 Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation  
to the Proceedings of the 13th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI '16) is sponsored by USENIX.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank our shepherd Monia Ghobadi and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback. The RIPE NCC and Comcast supported our use of RIPE Atlas.  ...  This work was supported in part by the National Science Foundation grants CNS-1351100 and CNS-1413978, CNPq, and FAPEMIG.  ... 
dblp:conf/nsdi/CunhaMCCSMPGMK16 fatcat:3x63nblmqrbrfkr5xpmsd4pw6e

Technology Adoption and Use in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans

Irina Shklovski, Moira Burke, Sara Kiesler, Robert Kraut
2010 American Behavioral Scientist  
The authors found that in the immediate aftermath, musicians used cell phones and the Internet to locate family and friends and obtain information unavailable in broadcast news reports.  ...  Seeking and redistributing information resulted in the creation or discovery of online spaces that became virtual instantiations of the physical environments from which the musicians were barred.  ...  We thank Cristen Torrey for help with the initial data collection and analysis. We also thank Leysia Palen and Roxanne Silver for insights and helpful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0002764209356252 fatcat:kjytosqctfep3icx7ktdynzvvu

Journalists as Crowdsourcerers: Responding to Crisis by Reporting with a Crowd

Dharma Dailey, Kate Starbird
2014 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
Our analysis shows how journalists played a key role in this network, and facilitated the movement of information to those who needed it.  ...  In this rapidly changing media landscape, the role of the journalist is evolving.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all interviewees and their respective organizations; Judy Ramey and Mark Haselkorn for early help in shaping the research design; WGXC for supporting the  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10606-014-9208-z fatcat:ertqflyoqzaazmh4knzcknadta

Political Education--Occupy Wall Street's First Year

Jackie DiSalvo
2013 Radical Teacher  
While Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is easily identified with direct action in the streets, equal recognition should be given to the vast amount of political education that took place.  ...  This article will give an overview of that and briefly assess its emphases and absences.  ...  Role models for institutional change (Occupy Museums) Deported from Bahrain: An Eyewitness Account, Radhika Sainath, Civil Rights Attorney, Mideast Institute, Columbia U & American Council for Freedom  ... 
doi:10.5195/rt.2013.18 fatcat:t4rzramhgzcofht56pyua6mlei

Immediacy and openness in a digital Africa: Networked-convergent journalisms in Kenya

Okoth Fred Mudhai, Chris Atton, Hayes Mabweazara
2011 Journalism - Theory, Practice & Criticism  
The article employs comparative approach and qualitative content--genre analysis.  ...  From the 1996 Zambian government ban of the Post online to the recent onslaughts on bloggers in parts of the continent, ICT uses in journalism have reflected national contexts, with restrictions often  ...  He is one of hundreds of the country's resilient blogosphere members repeatedly harassed by Egyptian authorities whose actions have earned the country a place in the list of 'Internet enemies' There is  ... 
doi:10.1177/1464884911405470 fatcat:24bosvoawngazjb6xt3tv7dudy

Journalism as usual: The use of social media as a newsgathering tool in the coverage of the Iranian elections in 2009

Megan Knight
2012 Journal of Media Practice  
Frenemy Google is often dubbed the frenemy of news organisations: half friend and half enemy.  ...  Many media organisations are uncomfortable that Google can index and link with impunity yet they value the traffic it creates. (Chapter 13)  ...  people who can distinguish an Egyptian from a Libyan accent, to people who can provide eyewitness accounts and even identify individuals in the images and footage (Carvin, 2011) .  ... 
doi:10.1386/jmpr.13.1.61_1 fatcat:abhz6rqlffdzdklr25gm5d4anq

Bashar H. Malkawi, Western Hemispheric Trade Conference 2020 [article]

Bashar H. Malkawi
2020 Figshare  
One of the many uses derived from the Internet is thedevelopment of digital trade. Digital trade lends itself to distinctive issues.  ...  The advancement of technology has aided international business. Millions of people worldwide use the Internet to do everything from research to purchasing products online.  ...  of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Mathematics and Physics.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12133122.v1 fatcat:hmanz7u5xrgsle5kj4aaq6g5h4

Contemporary Issues in Social Sciences

Kuldeep Chand Rojhe, Amar Rao, Vinay Negi
2021 Adhyatma: Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Human Values  
The moral right of the authors has been asserted.  ...  The book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated, without the publisher's prior consent, in any form of binding  ...  References Acknowledgement(s) This research work is carried out in the laboratory dedicated for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence under the supervision of Mr.  ... 
doi:10.52416/eureka.2021.1.1.p01-312 fatcat:3pdwhdcftvcq7g2rmt5yv3y5sq

Spatio-temporal filtering techniques for the detection of disaster-related communication

Sean M. Fitzhugh, C. Ben Gibson, Emma S. Spiro, Carter T. Butts
2016 Social Science Research  
The increasing prevalence and accessibility of online data heralds a new regime for data collection and analysis.  ...  While the online environment provides a new means for observing rumoring, the abundance of data poses challenges for parsing hazard-related rumoring from countless other topics in numerous streams of communication  ...  Those near the disaster site frequently discuss firsthand accounts of the event and spread information of these firsthand accounts to others.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ssresearch.2016.04.023 pmid:27480377 fatcat:5roc345lq5gwxe6tfc4z4sudwm

Crisis Communication after Earthquakes in Greece and Japan: Effects on Seismic Disaster Management

Anna Fokaefs, Kalliopi Sapountzaki
2021 Sustainability  
The communication of emergency information shortly before or after the manifestation of seismic hazards is a crucial part of disaster management.  ...  This paper addresses the uncertainty involved in emergency seismic information, identifies the sources, means, content and mode of emergency communication and points to the effects of different models  ...  The content of the emergency messages may either disregard or take uncertainty into account.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13169257 doaj:7a22725ccca7455f829dd6dbbf7909b7 fatcat:uvbrtynccvfovd6qsiyj5omwcm

Finance & Development, June 2018

2018 Finance & Development  
In the United Kingdom, Internet transactions already account for almost one-fifth of retail sales, excluding gasoline, up from just one-twentieth in 2008.  ...  Lloyd's of London estimates losses of $53.05 billion for a cloud service outage lasting 2½ to 3 days affecting the advanced economies.  ...  The book's broad sweep of Indonesia's spectacular crash and subsequent rise is really an account of three crises-financial, agricultural, and political-that serendipitously occurred at about the same time  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781484357415.022 fatcat:uugnwh3crnbcbieq3lrfzfl3hq

"Ignorance is strength"

Ida Klitgård
2021 Journalistica  
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, UNESCO has proclaimed a disinfodemic of emotive narrative constructs and pseudo-science on the internet and especially in social media.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how Danish textual news satire constructs its social critique of the many Facebook users whose comments during COVID-19 imitate expert statements in disregard  ...  valid accounts of the world" (p. 349).  ... 
doi:10.7146/journalistica.v15i1.125347 fatcat:azfzimjrynew5peymtguejapea

Probing the Limits of Social Data:Biases, Methods, and Domain Knowledge

Alexandra Olteanu
2016
This thesis investigates four instances of such limits that are related to both the properties of the working data sets and of the methods used to acquire and leverage them, including: (a) online social  ...  We expose significant differences in the type of events that are covered by the two media.  ...  In general, we find a larger proportion of eyewitness accounts during diffused disasters caused by natural hazards.The 12 events with the highest percentage of eyewitness accounts are all diffused (6%-  ... 
doi:10.5075/epfl-thesis-6892 fatcat:hoxroo2r3jb2zbqyn5k5k6nxni
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