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SHIELD: Social sensing and Help In Emergency using mobiLe Devices

Gautam S. Thakur, Mukul Sharma, Ahmed Helmy
2010 2010 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference GLOBECOM 2010  
There is a need to exploit proximitybased help for immediate response and to deter any crime. In this paper, we propose SHIELD, an on-campus emergency rescue and alert management service.  ...  This result is promising to develop a platform based on mutual trust and cooperation. Finally, we also show a prototype application to be used in such scenarios.  ...  messages SHIELD: Social sensing and Help In Emergency using mobiLe Devices sent.  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocom.2010.5683410 dblp:conf/globecom/ThakurSH10 fatcat:shapfa7werc3helk4prsvzgma4

Networks of digital manufacturing of face shields and the Covid-19: design, maker culture and social mobilization

Frederico Braida, Mariane Garcia Unanue
2021 Strategic Design Research Journal  
In conclusion, it argued that these social mobilization networks are based on the assumptions of the maker culture and reveal the potential for an open, distributed and resilient design to face this contemporary  ...  In addition to documentary data and revisiting design literature, this work sought to understand the network formation modus operandi for digital manufacture of face shields, based on examples carried  ...  Frederico Braida, at the Laboratory for the Study of Languages and Expressions in Architecture, Urbanism and Design (LEAUD/UFJF/CNPq), for the development of the images.  ... 
doi:10.4013/sdrj.2021.141.21 fatcat:qnrunuzxhrdhzodqeer6cnzb5m

Flags and Shields: Muslim Socialities and Informal Livelihoods in Dar es Salaam

Benjamin Kirby
2020 City & Society  
In this article, I explore entanglements of Muslim sociality and informal livelihoods in Dar es Salaam.  ...  The second part of my analysis uses emic notions of "flags" (bendera) and "shields" (ngao) to demonstrate that Muslim modes of association operate in strikingly similar ways to those pertaining to football  ...  Several of my friends shared Fundi Chomba's impression of the kanzu as a shield but in two markedly different senses.  ... 
doi:10.1111/ciso.12353 fatcat:sbwems6wlbdzbiuzk5jrjf4m54

Zero-Power Defense Done Right: Shielding IMDs from Battery-Depletion Attacks

Muhammad Ali Siddiqi, Wouter A. Serdijn, Christos Strydis
2020 Journal of Signal Processing Systems  
In this paper, we use the terms interchangeably.  ...  This paper raises essential design considerations for employing ZPD techniques in commercial IMDs, offers a critical review of ZPD techniques found in literature and, subsequently, gives crucial recommendations  ...  [14] propose an external wearable device, called the shield, which listens and jams all IMD accesses.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11265-020-01530-5 fatcat:uouonlyjqjbajcgs2xqsp6kpfe

An Appraisal Look into Shielded Online Education in Covid Era: Resilience Revisited

Mojtaba Teimourtash, Morteza Teimourtash
2021 Journal of Language and Education  
The data obtained went through quantitative data analysis confirmed that shielded online courses outperformed significantly in enhancing the learners' resiliency in Covid era and what was gained was far  ...  The present study aimed at depicting the adversities exerted during the implementation of Online Education in Covid pandemic era and the term Shielded Online Education could vividly justify online programs  ...  Of course, learners might not wear protective shields while attending the online classes and the bright glass of their electronic devices such as laptops, smart phones, computer devices or tablets would  ... 
doi:10.17323/jle.2021.12274 fatcat:zsetn4bkobf4tii6zu4xhbeara

Self-Tracking Health Over Time: From the Use of Instagram to Perform Optimal Health to the Protective Shield of the Digital Detox

Rachael Kent
2020 Social Media + Society  
No research has yet explored how self-tracking technologies and self-representations of health identity on social media, in particular Instagram, influence health "sharing" online and individual health  ...  Most interestingly, even when they removed these technologies and platforms from their daily lives, participants still felt neglectful to their devices, to themselves, and to their communities online in  ...  In digital societies, it has arguably become culturally assumed and somewhat expected that for many, checking our devices and engagement with social media has become compulsive.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2056305120940694 doaj:ff90a985bab74fcfad8499815800ea81 fatcat:smneessfbbaaze674gp4f3f6fy

Some problems of robotization of gas-shielded consumable Electrode arc welding

G.A. Tsybulkin
2017 The Paton Welding Journal  
R L y w R L A v T d − d e = − d + d In particular, the welding robot equipped with the sensing system, consisting of two devices, i.e. arc sensor and video camera, can be used for consumable electrode  ...  Application of robots for gas-shielded consumable electrode arc welding provokes a series of problems related with necessity to equip the robots with special sensing devices, which would provide a system  ...  As before, MWE remains one of the demanded types of equipment necessary to provide automation and mechanization of welding and related processes, which helps to increase labor efficiency and ensure the  ... 
doi:10.15407/tpwj2017.06.03 fatcat:wrrsgen3gfdfrg3at6wcgnfu2i

An overview of mobile assisted language learning: From content delivery to supported collaboration and interaction

Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Lesley Shield
2008 ReCALL  
A review of publications reporting mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) was undertaken to discover how far mobile devices are being used to support social contact and collaborative learning.  ...  At the same time, it is often argued that mobile devices are particularly suited to supporting social contacts and collaborative learning -claims that have obvious relevance for language learning.  ...  And it may be true, as Lee (ibid) claims, that using mobile phones to send citizenship-related messages makes more sense in a distributed community.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0958344008000335 fatcat:ex6m6jnswjc5fji6ogzhkqp7re

The Digital Divide

Patrick Flanagan, Cheryl Handel, Kathleen Shields
2016 Journal of Catholic Social Thought  
distribution and consumption of energy and other services, social breakdown, increased violence and a rise in new forms of social aggression, drug trafficking, growing drug use by young people, and the  ...  enhanced the quality of social, economic, and political participation and increased exchanges in all these areas, there is a large portion of the world's population which does not has or has limited access  ...  divide. 11 Aisch qualified his findings by noting that his employment of IP addresses did not recognize the widespread use of mobile devices in Africa which do offer a limited experience of the Web.  ... 
doi:10.5840/jcathsoc201613212 fatcat:qcwnziiqd5gg5bfjeigeji6u4q

A Hybrid Web Based Personal Health Record System Shielded with Comprehensive Security

Jennifer Israelson, Ebru Celikel Cankaya
2012 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
PHRs in the PHM prototype are owned by patients but updated by medical professionals who have been granted access to the record by the owner.  ...  We present the design and development of a hybrid, web-based scheme for creating, maintaining and sharing personal health records (PHRs) with embedded security.  ...  With the advent and rapid growth use of Internet and mobile technologies, accessing and processing data remotely is part of our lives today.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2012.61 dblp:conf/hicss/IsraelsonC12 fatcat:ekjdfbtbzndcpgniudrllgni7i

European Security, East and West: The Significance of the Missile Shield Proposal

James W. Peterson
2011 The Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies  
The Missile Shield Proposal, with the intended emplacement both of its radar site in the Czech Republic and of its anti-missile interceptors in Poland, emerged from the Bush Administration in the United  ...  External political pressures included Russian anxiety about the real target of the missile shield itself, while internal pressures entailed serious political party and public concerns in the Czech Republic  ...  In the end, Iran came to be a central feature in the arguments that American leaders used to justify the missile shield project.  ... 
doi:10.5195/cbp.2011.168 fatcat:guhkf7anvzcx7jptrcoh5h3eky

Sword, Shield and Buoys: A History of the NATO Sub-Committee on Oceanographic Research, 1959-19731

Simone Turchetti
2012 Centaurus  
We need the help of all of our friends and allies to help solve the riddle of the oceans. 2  ...  The committee's fall maps onto a more profound shift in the alliance's research agenda, including the re-organization of defence research and the rise of environmentalism. The oceans are vast.  ...  Thus NATO's 'sword and shield' strategy found implementation at sea through the use of far less iconographic floating devices serving both as tools of surveillance and scientific instruments.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1600-0498.2012.00258.x pmid:23935209 pmcid:PMC3734671 fatcat:p3pnrre3prdqfc4jx7o7gd4g3y


Amy Shields Dobson, Kane Race, Kate O'Riordan
2019 Selected Papers of Internet Research, SPIR  
and thus stabilize a-priori discriminatory practices, cultural associations, and stereotypical representational meanings, thus helping to cement social inequalities via increasingly ubiquitous practices  ...  "Trustworthy" systems are, in one important sense, systems that are relatively stable, reliable, and that work somewhat predictably.  ...  The Kosinski and Wang (2017) research has become referred to in some places as the Gay Face research and the amount of attention it garnered, as well as co-location, made it important that the 23andMe  ... 
doi:10.5210/spir.v2019i0.10971 fatcat:bb467dtu2vevhemadypr6dx6ii

Resistance to New Technology: Nuclear Power, Information Technology, and Biotechnology

Mark A. Shields, Martin Bauer
1997 Technology and Culture  
Hardback ISBN: 9780521455183 Paperback ISBN: 9780521599481 Chapter 1 -Resistance to new technology and its effects on nuclear power, information technology and biotechnology pp. 1-42  ...  We should perhaps talk about resistance in the functional sense with a small V and in the moral sense with a capital 'R'.  ...  However, the correlation between an economic position and social mobilization weakens in the post-war period.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3107155 fatcat:2ggv4xp7ivfqfi5w3g5wp6vrcy

Fast Mass-Production of Medical Safety Shields under COVID-19 Quarantine: Optimizing the Use of University Fabrication Facilities and Volunteer Labor

Vladimir Kalyaev, Alexey I. Salimon, Alexander M. Korsunsky
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The selection of minimal tooling in University fabrication workshops and the use of distributed volunteer labor are discussed.  ...  In the present short report we document a successful case of fast mass-production of light transparent medical safety face shields (thousands per day) realized in Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology  ...  shadowed when the objective is the increased personal safety for medical and paramedical staff, volunteers and public in a wide sense.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17103418 pmid:32422938 fatcat:6sr32fjxn5dqveljum35mjdu54
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