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News from the crowd

Jochen Spangenberg, Nicolaus Heise
2014 Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '14 Companion  
This paper investigates the concepts of (1) grassroots journalism and (2) collaborative journalism.  ...  Ultimately, strategies to meet the new challenges are suggested in order to maintain the quality and reliability of news coverage in the future.  ...  in the digital age.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2567948.2579327 dblp:conf/www/SpangenbergH14 fatcat:e6rfmr5gmbhizoricsqprr3kly

Crowd-authorizing: How Knowledge Sharing Economy Reshapes Publishing Industry

Ying Peng
2017 Journal of Media Critiques  
This phenomenon is changing and reshaping the value chain of traditional publishing industry, in terms of its content producing, marketing and consuming.  ...  This study focuses on publishing industry in the context of knowledge sharing economy.  ...  , grassroots economy or just the new economy.  ... 
doi:10.17349/jmc117303 fatcat:fi55fbbrbncbnnhpputbo7a2di

Mobile Crowd Sensing and Computing

Bin Guo, Zhu Wang, Zhiwen Yu, Yu Wang, Neil Y. Yen, Runhe Huang, Xingshe Zhou
2015 ACM Computing Surveys  
Further, it explores the complementary roles and presents the fusion/collaboration of machine and human intelligence in the crowd sensing and computing processes.  ...  This article characterizes the unique features and novel application areas of MCSC and proposes a reference framework for building human-in-the-loop MCSC systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank all the colleagues for their discussion and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2794400 fatcat:lol35ouj75eplapvdod5kyy2me

Users' Patronage: The Return of the Gift in the 'Crowd Society'

Giancarlo F. Frosio
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Today, after long unchallenged dominance of the market, gift economy is regaining momentum in the digital society.  ...  Anthropologists placed societies on an economic evolutionary scale from gift to commodity exchange, in a continuum from the clan  ...  continuum from clan to class society, mentioned by Chris Gregory, now extends to the "crowd society," which features new modes of social interaction in digital online communities.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2659659 fatcat:ccq7yufidbdgven57au2hyrayq

Hot, congested, crowded and diverse: Emerging research agendas in planning

Hilda Blanco, Marina Alberti, Ann Forsyth, Kevin J. Krizek, Daniel A. Rodríguez, Emily Talen, Cliff Ellis
2009 Progress in Planning  
This special issue explores emerging research agendas in planning. It brings together scholars from diverse schools working on new areas of research and application in urban design and planning.  ...  The challenge for planning schools is to reflect critically on these changes and develop long-term research agendas that can better position our field in society and academia, and provide a basis from  ...  However, in 1990, Jim Titus from the US Environmental Protection Agency, currently a project manager for sea level rise at the agency, wrote a seminal article in Journal of the American Planning Association  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.progress.2009.03.001 fatcat:w7xulwzjs5f6jn44p7v342hdum

The Rise of the 'Just-in-Time Workforce': On-Demand Work, Crowd Work and Labour Protection in the 'Gig-Economy'

Valerio De Stefano
2015 Social Science Research Network  
or in other countries with associated Reproduction Rights Organizations, may make photocopies in accordance with the licences issued to them for this purpose.  ...  Introduction 1 This paper deals with the labour implications of the so-called "gig-economy", a catchphrase that has been attracting growing attention in the news and in magazines and journal articles in  ...  These organisations can be either grassroots or promoted by existing actors, also on a sector level, andmost interestinglyin some cases new realities cooperate with more traditional and structured actors  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2682602 fatcat:4dcjokk2mrdhfjgpgn4gf4wmyu

Building community resilience: learning from the Canterbury earthquakes

L Thornley, J Ball, L Signal, K Lawson-Te Aho, E Rawson
2014 K?tuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online  
Location in a 'hub' environment means there are opportunities to work collaboratively and to network.  ...  Their reflections and insights have directly informed the potential learning from this research.  ...  Normally it would involve live music and stalls on the main street, and would attract a large crowd from outside Lyttelton.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1177083x.2014.934846 fatcat:7bxna35ra5agbmg2e6b4x34m5y

Citizen Participation in Local Democracy Online: A Snapshot of Trends and Challenges in Adoption of Crowdsourcing Methods in Tanzania

Deodatus Patrick Shayo
2019 Figshare  
On the other hand, crowdsourcing in the modern digital age - is increasingly expected not only to transform relationships between local politicians and voters in democratic processes, but also to engage  ...  and empower ordinary citizens to have a voice in monitoring electoral procedures by new electronic means from below.  ...  Technology represents the "dawning of a new age for democracy, offering new opportunities for citizens to participate in local through to global public spheres and grassroots movements" (Smith, 2009,  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.10264799 fatcat:6fcbbkxq4rf2lemktjzoipkbpe

Special Issue on Smart Applications for Smart Cities - New Approaches to Innovation: Guest Editors' Introduction

Hans Schaffers, Carlo Ratti, Nicos Komninos
2012 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
Cities, particularly in rural areas, are also facing the implications of ageing population in combination with economic decline [9] .  ...  Over the past decade digital technologies have begun to blanket our cities, working together to form the backbone of a large, intelligent infrastructure.  ...  Key concepts for the digital agglomeration were those of outsourcing and crowdsourcing, opening and transferring tasks and activities to suppliers and the crowd.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-18762012000300005 fatcat:v2d5bqv5ifdevodyjlfde4t7lu

Nuts and bolts of digital heritage. Bringing the past into the virtual present

Geoffrey Gowlland, Gro Ween
1970 Nordisk Museologi  
This involves bringing to light the materiality of the digital, what it implies in terms of materials, costs and labour.  ...  Finally, we take a look at what goes on behind the scenes of digital heritage initiatives, what is involved in setting up digital platforms and keeping the systems running.  ...  In the digital age, more than ever it seems, the authority of academics and museums relating to knowledge about the past is being destabilised.  ... 
doi:10.5617/nm.6649 fatcat:cjg7oeccgvacdlh53chv3vsihe

From Neoliberalism to Neo-developmentalism? The Political Economy of Post-crisis Argentina (2002–2015)

Hilal Gezmiş
2017 New Political Economy  
motivation during the course of my PhD research.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS First and foremost, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to my supervisors Professor Nicola Phillips and Professor Andrew Hindmoor for their most valuable guidance, support and  ...  Producers whose investment was crowded out in the 1990s under high interest rates and currency appreciation, rent-seeking behaviour of privatised utilities, and a lack of fiscal incentives benefited from  ... 
doi:10.1080/13563467.2017.1330877 fatcat:yw5x34f6h5fkhi7tb2a65klg4a

The New Digital Media and Activist Networking within Anti–Corporate Globalization Movements

Jeffrey S. Juris
2005 The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science  
have used e-mail lists, Web pages, and open editing software to organize and coordinate actions, share information, and produce documents, reflecting a general growth in digital collaboration.  ...  Since the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, and through subsequent mobilizations against multilateral institutions and forums in Prague, Quebec, Genoa, Barcelona, and Porto Alegre, activists  ...  digital age geographies.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0002716204270338 fatcat:l4gf46clvffvbhvh46k5sfolpq

Researching the Internet

John Postill
2010 Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute  
New mediators face the challenge of having to recruit and mobilize other social actors in pursuit of their goals whilst surviving financially in the fiercely competitive Th market of grassroots ICT initiatives  ...  rigorous conceptual work around key notions such as ‘third place’, ‘recursive public’ ‘collaborative filmmaking} anddigital integration.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9655.2010.01644.x fatcat:zwkw24lq25hsfnudg5wcbpiape

Where to buy face masks? Survey of applications using Taiwan's open data in the time of COVID-19

Eunice J Yuan, Chia-An Hsu, Wui-Chiang Lee, Tzeng-Ji Chen, Li-Fang Chou, Shinn-Jang Hwang
2020 Journal of the Chinese Medical Association  
The transparency of real-time data could help alleviate the panic of the public. The collaborative contributions from the grassroots in disasters were priceless treasures.  ...  Up until March 15, 2020, the Public Digital Innovation Space of Taiwan government had recorded 134 software applications of face mask availability, and 24 were excluded due to defect, duplicate and unavailability  ...  The transparency of real-time data could help alleviate the panic of the public. The collaborative contributions from the grassroots in disasters were priceless treasures.  ... 
doi:10.1097/jcma.0000000000000325 pmid:32304508 pmcid:PMC7199767 fatcat:6mzg47li4zdq7ppfzleul4rele

8. Public laboratory: Play and civic engagement [chapter]

Jessica Breen, Shannon Dosemagen, Don Blair, Liz Barry, René Glas, Sybille Lammes, Michiel de Lange, Joost Raessens, Imar de Vries
2018 The Playful Citizen  
It discusses projects and approaches that the Public Lab has developed since its launch in 2010 to facilitate meaningful civic science collaboration.  ...  This chapter explores the potential of play in relation to community-based civic science research using DIY scientific tools made possible by the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public  ...  equipped with refurbished digital cameras housed in repurposed soda bottles to prevent them from fluttering in the wind.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9789048535200-010 fatcat:kil7dtojabceph5htx2rijt2la
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