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Digital technology and human development: A charter for nature conservation

Georgina Maffey, Hilary Homans, Ken Banks, Koen Arts
2015 Ambio  
The application of digital technology in conservation holds much potential for advancing the understanding of, and facilitating interaction with, the natural world.  ...  We argue that the proposed charter will promote collaboration with the development of digital tools and ensure that nature conservation projects progress appropriately with the development of new digital  ...  Acknowledgments We thank those involved in discussion and debate at the Digital Conservation Conference 2014 in Aberdeen (UK) for stimulating the structure of this Perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13280-015-0703-3 pmid:26508341 pmcid:PMC4623862 fatcat:2urflh2wqrax7kcxwsrnvzmm3a

Quantum Advantage and Y2K Bug: Comparison [article]

Lei Zhang, Andriy Miranskyy, Walid Rjaibi
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The roadmap gives developers a structured way to start preparing for the quantum advantage era, helping them to start planning for the creation of new as well as the evolution of the existent software.  ...  Thus, in order to maintain crypto agility of the software, one needs to start preparing for the era of quantum advantage proactively.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We thank the anonymous reviewers for the insightful comments and suggestions!  ... 
arXiv:1907.10454v3 fatcat:uiqsa26k3nazvpjykf7hzjeujq

Breaking the disposable technology paradigm

Elaine M. Huang, Khai N. Truong
2008 Proceeding of the twenty-sixth annual CHI conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '08  
Our work investigates how people understand the lifespan of their phones, what factors, such as style, service contracts, and functionality, affect how they attribute value to their phones, and their awareness  ...  We use these findings to present open areas for sustainable interaction design and generate seed ideas for designs and services to provoke thought and further exploration towards more sustainable mobile  ...  INTRODUCTION Advances in computing combined with an increasing dependence on technology in everyday activities have yielded continual increases in the consumption of computational devices.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1357054.1357110 dblp:conf/chi/HuangT08 fatcat:yejwpnobv5bjjerfplzxeczsyy

Establishing Low Cost Aquatic Monitoring Networks for Developing Countries [chapter]

Jarrod Trevathan, Ian Atkinson, Wayne Read, Ron Johnstone, Nigel Bajema, James McGeachin
2010 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This paper examines these issues and defines the level of quality that would be sufficient for providing developing countries with usable environmental data.  ...  Effective monitoring of natural resources in developing countries is vital to ensuring the sustainability of the environment and major industries such as aquaculture.  ...  This work was supported in part by the Queensland Government National and International Research Alliances Program.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15476-8_5 fatcat:wwpmjmdsnzd6dp7sd4r77ovd7a

Pupils' perceptions of informal learning in school music lessons

Susan Hallam, Andrea Creech, Hilary McQueen
2016 Music Education Research  
The findings showed that the adoption of the Musical Futures approach enhanced student interest and confidence and increased their musical skills.  ...  This research aimed to explore pupils' perceptions of the impact of adopting the Musical Futures approach on students' learning and attainment. 671 students completed a questionnaire and 171 participated  ...  engagement with music throughout the lifespan .  ... 
doi:10.1080/14613808.2016.1249358 fatcat:zpq6beg46jb7hjcg27zyhywcja

Supply Chain 4.0: A Survey of Cyber Security Challenges, Solutions and Future Directions

Theresa Sobb, Benjamin Turnbull, Nour Moustafa
2020 Electronics  
Although the overarching aim of supply chain 4.0 is the enhancement of production systems within supply chains, making use of global reach, increasing agility and emerging technology, with the ultimate  ...  This encompasses an assessment of the cyber risks and opportunities for research in the field, including consideration of connectivity, sensing and convergence of systems.  ...  The Commonwealth of Australia will not be legally responsible in contract, tort or otherwise for any statement made in this publication.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics9111864 fatcat:h54irum3krb77gsj4x76w2mabm

The challenge of the past for the future of the social sciences

Cor van Dijkum, Johannes J.F. Schroots, Bernard Scott
2006 Kybernetes  
Design/methodology/approach -A historical analysis, leading to an outline of advanced logic of social science research, shows the way to modern (computer) simulation research.  ...  synergy between the wisdom of the past and surprising hypotheses of the future.  ...  The challenge of the past Authors who want to participate in this power citation play are wise to publish in established journals, as well as in innovative journals.  ... 
doi:10.1108/03684920610653692 fatcat:suyvetmpa5f5rhhmzxhblb6uzm

PhD and EdD degrees for mid-career professionals: Fielding Graduate University

Judith L. Kuipers
2011 New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education  
A key lesson in the evolution of structuring learning environments is that technology is a powerful tool in improving learning.  ...  The seminars are designed to increase student competencies accessing online information for meeting curriculum requirements, comprehensive exams, and dissertation research.  ...  Further reproduction of this article in violation of the copyright is prohibited. To contact the publisher:  ... 
doi:10.1002/ace.401 fatcat:h72l7q6atng2linibpst4s3dza

The Renewable Power of the Mine

Nicolas Maennling, Perrine Toledano
Access to affordable and reliable energy is key for the mining sector and with rising demand for minerals and falling ore grades, energy demand is estimated to increase by 36% by 2035.  ...  Recommendations to address the outstanding roadblocks are included for governments, mining companies, independent power producers and donors.  ...  during the lifespan of the asset.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-ve0n-6m44 fatcat:j2dvagh57rfzlkws3rhzfn6dhu

Survey on Multi-Access Edge Computing for Internet of Things Realization

Pawani Porambage, Jude Okwuibe, Madhusanka Liyanage, Mika Ylianttila, Tarik Taleb
2018 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
The emergence of Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) technology aims at extending cloud computing capabilities to the edge of the radio access network, hence providing real-time, high-bandwidth, low-latency  ...  In this survey, we provide a holistic overview on the exploitation of MEC technology for the realization of IoT applications and their synergies.  ...  Typically, increasing the transmission power of SCeNB will momentarily increase the coverage region of MEC signals, hence allowing IoT nodes to move beyond the default coverage region for the duration  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2018.2849509 fatcat:fnksr3dbqfakzfvnopyyxjdlfm

Smartphones and Learning: An Extension of M-Learning or a Distinct Area of Inquiry

Kendall Hartley, Alberto Andújar
2022 Education Sciences  
The purpose of this paper is to review the use of m-learning as a primary descriptor for smartphone- and learning-related research.  ...  This review concludes with recommendations for the characterization of future research.  ...  The study design capitalized on the autonomy and competence inherent in the learner's use of their own smartphone to increase motivation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci12010050 fatcat:ivjthjf2d5bdzbqv5a2wd4bype

Privacy and Cybersecurity Lessons at the Intersection of the Internet of Things and Police Body-Worn Cameras

Peter Swire, Jesse Woo
2018 Social Science Research Network  
LESSONS 1481 embedded into physical objects (the "Thing" of Internet of Things) that in the past have not normally contained computational power or internet connectivity. 21 Streetlights with internet-connected  ...  who lack experience or expertise in computer security. 70 There are also technical challenges to strong IoT cybersecurity; for instance, devices may lack the computational power to perform complex encryption  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3168089 fatcat:g7mzw6rzjnhxtau2tuwqw74xey

"There is no such thing as 'away'": An Inquiry-Based Approach to Developing Learners' Sustainability Literacy in the EFL Classroom

Christian Ludwig
2021 Ecozon@  
The following sections are of a more practical nature, exploring the potential of the topic for the English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom, arguing that English language teaching no longer solely  ...  The ensuing part then looks at e-waste in the context of global sustainability initiatives which, for example, aim at encouraging individuals to become more committed to sustainable lifestyles and thus  ...  Here, education plays a vital role in building awareness of the environmental consequences of the choices we make as consumers and in presenting possible courses of action as increased environmental knowledge  ... 
doi:10.37536/ecozona.2021.12.1.4012 fatcat:jviatj3l5vepxlplxxp4cef7im

Survey on 6G Frontiers: Trends, Applications, Requirements, Technologies and Future Research

Chamitha de Alwis, Anshuman Kalla, Quoc-Viet Pham, Pardeep Kumar, Kapal Dev, Won-Joo Hwang, Madhusanka Liyanage
2021 IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society  
Offer the possibility to utilize the unlicensed frequency range for a long lifespan with low power consumption and reduced cost. • Offer fast, secure and safe communication with low EMR (Electromagnetic  ...  In particular, a single robot is deployed to wirelessly power nearby electric devices and the computation workload of the robot is offloaded to the the cloud for remote processing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ojcoms.2021.3071496 fatcat:lpu2cwh6xfebjpbt56svuwxoti

Releasing the pedagogical power of information and communication technology for learners: A case study

Cecily Knight, Bruce Knight, Daniel Teghe
2006 International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT)   unpublished
This article explores two issues, firstly, what are the barriers to educators embracing the new technologies, and secondly, what role do teacher education programs play in breaking down the barriers.  ...  Computer technology has been absorbed into our schools but in many instances teachers simply deliver old lessons in a new format, and rarely fully capitalise on this technology in their practice.  ...  Policymakers and stakeholders have worked together to design a program that focuses on collaborative learning and exploring ways to manage learning throughout the lifespan.  ... 
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