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Torturing Databases for Fun and Profit

Mai Zheng, Joseph Tucek, Dachuan Huang, Feng Qin, Mark Lillibridge, Elizabeth S. Yang, Bill W. Zhao, Shashank Singh
2014 USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation  
to the Proceedings of the 11th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation is sponsored by USENIX.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Terrence Kelly, David Andersen (their shepherd), and the anonymous reviewers for their invaluable feedback.  ...  This research is partially supported by NSF grants #CCF-0953759 (CA-REER Award), #CCF-1218358, and #CCF-1319705, and by a gift from HP.  ... 
dblp:conf/osdi/ZhengTHQLYZS14 fatcat:3mhfvpzhnngvbof7lz4vjqvnmm

Using Music to Teach Latin American (and World) History

Daisy V. Dominguez
2014 Teaching History: A Journal of Methods  
Teachers in other areas of history have documented how effectively they have used music as a fun, immersive, and memorable way to introduce and discuss topics and concepts. 2 As the librarian for Latin  ...  in the database.  ... 
doi:10.33043/th.39.1.11-20 fatcat:vapd7xltprf4tijx6u2xtvq7pq

Violence Depicted in Superhero-Based Films Stratified by Protagonist/Antagonist and Gender

John N Muller, Annie Moroco, Justin Loloi, Austin Portolese, Bryan H Wakefield, Tonya S King, Robert Olympia
2020 Cureus  
The most common acts of violence for all major characters were "fighting", "use of a lethal weapon", "bullying/intimidation/torture", "destruction of property", and "murder" (14.9, 11.4, 3.5, 3.4, and  ...  The average number of acts of violence associated with male and female characters for all included films was 33.4 and 6.5 mean events per hour, respectively (p<0.001).  ...  In fact, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (2016), 20.8% of students in the United States reported being bullied, and of those students, 13% were made fun of, called names, or insulted  ... 
doi:10.7759/cureus.6843 pmid:32181080 pmcid:PMC7053689 fatcat:rik2dh4qx5b2fd6fbcqudbcije

On-line Executions: The Symbolic Use of the Electric Chair in Cyberspace

Mona Lynch
2000 PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review  
Execution by electrocution-with its attendant smoke and flames and blood and screams-ij a spectacle whose time has passed.  ...  Moore, 1999 It's a mockery to care about scorching a man's scalp, or bloodying his nose, in the context of rendering justice for his having killed another man.  ...  , death, and torture.  ... 
doi:10.1525/pol.2000.23.2.1 fatcat:s33auvuxnrbedp6oztxeca2lba

'Welcome to the rape camp': Sexual exploitation and the internet in cambodia

Donna M. Hughes
2000 Journal of Sexual Aggression  
in technology and telecommunications.  ...  The connections between prostitution in the Mekong Sub-Region, pornography on the Internet, and sex tourism have also been researched, based on the experiences of women and children and the men who exploit  ...  Acknowledgements I want to thank the following people for providing references and commentary on this paper: Wendy Freed, psychiatrist at Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress, Seattle  ... 
doi:10.1080/13552600008413308 fatcat:vsgwrjjj2vgz5dfktr5dnr2qju

Sadomasochism: Descent into Darkness, Annotated Accounts of Cases, 1996-2014

Roberrt Peters
2018 Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence  
A collection of accounts of sadomasochistic sexual abuse from news reports and scholarly and professional sources about the dark underbelly of sadomasochism and the pornography that contributes to it.  ...  It focuses on crimes and other harmful sexual behavior related to the pursuit of sadistic sexual pleasure in North America and the U.K.  ...  Acknowledgements Dignity thanks the following students for their time in editing this document: Hope Simas, philosophy and gender and women's studies major, and Lily Lachapelle, psychology and gender and  ... 
doi:10.23860/dignity.2018.03.02.02 fatcat:hxjdwhhsxjhzrgucoul2cs4pwm

alienated human

Nguyen Anh Quoc, Nguyen Minh Tri, Nguyen Anh Thuong, Dinh The Hoang, Nguyen Van Bung
2021 Linguistics and Culture Review  
It is the process of self-torture, torturing oneself; and the nobility of standards, the wealth of money is the unhappy product of life.  ...  The time to enjoy liberty, creativity, and happiness is human, and the time to perform alienated behavior and alienated labor is the time to live for the non-human.  ...  Acknowledgment We would like to express the anonymous research participants for their willingness to have taken part in this study.  ... 
doi:10.21744/lingcure.v5n1.1509 fatcat:eyageskgmvapfp2s2czbcub56u

An Austrian in Hollywood: the representation of foreigners in the films of Billy Wilder

Delia Chiaro, Giuseppe De Bonis
2019 The European Journal of Humour Research  
The subtitling of dialogue in the secondary language for the target English-speaking audience and the specific translation solutions are not within the scope of this discussion, instead we focus on the  ...  His films recurrently depict foreign characters at which Wilder pokes fun whether they are English, French, German, Italian, Russian or even the Americans of his adopted country.  ...  Otto is anti-capitalist and covers his head and ears with his hands begging for the torture to stop.  ... 
doi:10.7592/ejhr2019.7.1.chiaro fatcat:45z26jdzbjfufbydd25pyw4tda

Terrorism or civil disobedience

Mark Manion, Abby Goodrum
2000 Computers & society  
for fun.  ...  Mail-bombs were delivered and several other Chinese government web sites were hacked to protest the targeting of Chinese and Indonesian citizens for torture, rape, and looting during the anti-Suharto riot  ... 
doi:10.1145/572230.572232 fatcat:2qjul5pjlnbodn5kcz6c622ioq

Director's duty not to consciously determine the company to break the law – reality or controversy?

Adina Ponta
2018 Juridical Tribune  
can be accomplished simultaneously with the duty to maximize corporate profit and shareholders' wealth.  ...  The paper will review effects that corporate legal violations have on agents' liability, such as tax law, competition law, labor law, human rights and environmental law breaches, and will illustrate other  ...  for opportunistic corporate profits.  ... 
doaj:ad7e7d2538274de1ae2bdb1cc27e7eb5 fatcat:3nr6n7d2rbfsxmuv2cdztuvtgu

CSR Statements in International and Czech Luxury Fashion Industry at the Onset and during the COVID-19 Pandemic—Slowing Down the Fast Fashion Business?

Radka MacGregor Pelikánová, Tereza Němečková, Robert K. MacGregor
2021 Sustainability  
The review offers propositions for how the COVID-19 threats could become an opportunity for rebuilding this industry.  ...  their self-commitment to integrate sustainability in their policies and strategies and to become more effective and efficient.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are grateful for the ongoing institutional support arranged by the Centre for Research Support at the Metropolitan University Prague, especially Tereza Vogeltanzová and Hana  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13073715 fatcat:rejrmzqhbbghhcwh34tksuclpu

SWIPE

Kalpana Gondi, Prithvi Bisht, Praveen Venkatachari, A. Prasad Sistla, V. N. Venkatakrishnan
2012 Proceedings of the second ACM conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy - CODASKY '12  
The programs transformed using SWIPE enjoy several additional benefits: minimization of leaks that arise due to data dependencies; erasure of sensitive data with minimal developer guidance; and negligible  ...  We thank anonymous referees for their feedback.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was partially supported by National Science Foundation grants CNS-0845894, DGE-1069311, CNS-1065537, CNS-1141863 CNS-1035914, CCF-0916438 and CNS-0917229.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2133601.2133638 dblp:conf/codaspy/GondiBVSV12 fatcat:ei2mj6k3p5ci3cg2eacyisosha

Feminine Purity and Masculine Revenge-Seeking InTaken(2008)

Casey Ryan Kelly
2012 Feminist Media Studies  
Rather than wait for the police, Bryan takes matters into his own hands. He travels to Paris and brutally assaults, tortures, and murders nearly everyone associated with his daughter's abduction.  ...  Lemire (2009) provides perhaps the best summation when she writes, "it's all sordid and unseemly but if you can get past that, Taken is also unexpectedly fun in a guiltypleasure sort of way."  ...  More importantly, the film represents retribution and sadism as acceptable expressions of white masculine rage. Conversely, torture is a befitting end for uncivilized men who exploit women.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14680777.2012.740062 fatcat:gbfhpyxqdrgn5fwh4z4uabhlwa

Fragile finance: The revenue models of oppositional news outlets in repressive regimes

Clare E Cook
2016 International Communication Gazette  
Acknowledgements Thanks to Dr Andrew Hobbs and two anonymous reviewers for comments on earlier drafts.  ...  It is also possible to see that business structuring and combining commercial or for-profit expertise with non-profit media can return a more robust economic structure.  ...  Cross-subsidies and partnerships In two cases, revenues were generated from an umbrella or sister for-profit company.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1748048516640212 fatcat:jleyqps6rzg6th3gr7mpdmzbs4

The Emotional Movie Database (EMDB): A Self-Report and Psychophysiological Study

Sandra Carvalho, Jorge Leite, Santiago Galdo-Álvarez, Óscar F. Gonçalves
2012 Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback  
., pictures), film clips seem to be more effective in eliciting emotions for longer periods of time at both the subjective and physiological levels.  ...  Film clips are an important tool for evoking emotional responses in the laboratory.  ...  Christine Hovanitz and two anonymous reviewers for their contributions in improving this article.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10484-012-9201-6 pmid:22767079 fatcat:krqgrcvitjht7k3td2gifpszd4
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