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Towards Grassroots Peering at the Edge [article]

David Bermbach, Sergio Lucia, Vlado Handziski, Adam Wolisz
2021 arXiv   pre-print
As a possible solution we propose that edge operators create direct edge-to-edge links in a grassroots fashion and discuss different implementation options.  ...  In this position paper, we identify and discuss the problem of having multiple ISPs in edge-to-edge communication.  ...  Implementing Grassroots Peering at the Edge: While we have discussed a few options regarding an actual implementation of grassroots peering at the edge, especially using overlay networks, it is still unclear  ... 
arXiv:2201.03462v1 fatcat:iq6kpkyid5dqbfjqkkmdj7fl7e

Foundations for Grassroots Democratic Metaverse [article]

Ehud Shapiro, Nimrod Talmon
2022 arXiv   pre-print
It also charts a roadmap towards realizing it, and identifies unexplored territory for further research.  ...  While the physical lives of many of us are in democracies (one person, one vote - e.g., the EU and the US), our digital lives are mostly in autocracies (one person, all votes - e.g., Facebook).  ...  Such a protocol stack would provide the entire spectrum of communication capabilities needed for the grassroots-formation of a democratic metaverse, starting from peer-to-peer messaging and culminating  ... 
arXiv:2203.04090v3 fatcat:yke4vrpjp5a7lcd5tnnjmpbrse

Research-informed and Evidence-based Quality Assurance and Enhancement in Amateur/Grassroots Football: Strategic Educational Inquiry for Coach Leaders/Administrators

Harry T. Hubball, Jorge Diaz-Cidoncha Garcia
2020 Global Research in Higher Education  
Coach leaders/administrators in diverse amateur and grassroots football contexts are increasingly accountable for sustaining strategic, state-of-the-art, evidence-based, effective, and efficient programs  ...  Drawing on case study research using multiple case design, preliminary findings from this study indicate that SEI situates specific amateur/grassroots coaching programs and initiatives within the relevant  ...  First, SEI has significantly contributed toward the success and 20-year longevity of the Grassroots 50-65+ Inter UBC Masters Soccer Academy Program.  ... 
doi:10.22158/grhe.v3n4p42 fatcat:sr6d4u7o4nfavdqg4zvqzuc234

INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY AND DEMOCRACY: AN ANALYSIS OF GRASSROOTS CONTRIBUTIONS

2018 Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics  
Acknowledgements The views expressed in this working paper draw upon various strands of research we have undertaken with colleagues at the STEPS Centre, SPRU and TRANSIT (Transformative Social Innovation  ...  The relevant projects received funding from the Economic and Social Research Council and the European Commission. NOTE 1.  ...  Yet it is precisely at this moment that the diversity and sharper edges in community energy need reinforcing .  ... 
doi:10.22381/jsme6120183 fatcat:plqqzwvusnbchhlan4zz4grzvu

Beyond the Meeting: How Community Activists Construe Idea Transfer from Intercommunity Encounters ‐ The Cases of Northern Ireland and Kosovo

Katharina Ploss
2011 International Negotiation  
This research examines grassroots dialogue encounters with regard to the societal position of the participants, as well the situation 'on the ground' as influential to the transfer process.  ...  Moreover, the readiness -affected by socio-economic conditions as well as external/secondary conflict parties -of the peer group to listen to its participant seemed fundamental.  ...  These meetings take place on all societal levels, engaging political decision makers, as well as participants in civil society initiatives at the grassroots level.  ... 
doi:10.1163/138234011x573066 fatcat:5c34bjz6q5alnb564olwpw67cq

A Post-development Perspective on mHealth -- An Implementation Initiative in Malawi

Saptarshi Purkayastha, Tiwonge Davis Manda, Terje Aksel Sanner
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
While the sheer number of mHealth implementations around the world have been increasing dramatically, authoritative voices on global health have tried to put the focus on quantifiable evaluations and comparisons  ...  The paper contrasts global concerns for quantifiable development with local priorities with respect to mHealth projects and information system (IS) interventions in health more broadly.  ...  Data reporting by health facilities has also, at times, been affected by intermittent GPRS/EDGE services.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.53 dblp:conf/hicss/PurkayasthaMS13 fatcat:dzto6m5vgvge5bbjakjl2khqj4

The rise of enterprise 2.0

Jacques Bughin
2008 Journal of Direct Data and Digital Marketing Practice  
This paper looks at how collaborative technologies are being adapted inside the enterprise, based on global fi eld research involving more than 2,800 executives, and enriched by an online board discussion  ...  While there is evidence of large pay-offs from the use of ' enterprise 2.0 ' , the key challenge lies not in the promise of the technology, but more into superb execution -the paper closes with a set of  ...  The latter may be especially limitative because Web 2.0 technologies propagate at the grassroots level.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.dddmp.4350100 fatcat:tigoygxgivdonbfgeoqlemedce

On the Sharing Economy

2015 Contexts  
Can it be the pivot on which economic activity turns?  ...  Indigenous people even made sharing the basis of economic exchange through great gift-giving feasts called potlatches.  ...  Peer production has emerged because information, ecological assets, and social relations are at the core of 21st century economies.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1536504214567860 fatcat:2lbp47bjm5fr7pwzaor2lg65mm

Grassroots Innovations for Inclusive Development: Need for a Paradigmatic Shift

Vipin Kumar, Vijaya Sherry Chand, Liyan Zhang, Catherine A Odora Hoppers, Wei Zhang, Marianne Esders, Anil K Gupta
2013 Vikalpa The Journal for Decision Makers  
through peer learning.  ...  The Network seeks Prior Informed Consent from them to ensure its accountability towards knowl- edge providers. This acknowledges their contribution, inculcates pride and builds trust.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0256090920130307 fatcat:evdot4o6y5aiholya53ul7aydy

Research Adventures in Web 2.0: Encouraging Collaborative Local Content Creation through Edgex

Axel Bruns, Sal Humphreys
2010 Media International Australia: Incorporating Culture & Policy  
industries through the auspices of the Website.  ...  the project to illustrate the challenges to participation experienced by people with limited access to, and literacy with, the Internet.  ...  SeniorNet's train-the-trainer mode matched edgeX's peer-to-peer grassroots aims, and we hoped that as we trained them, they would spread the word through their own networks as part of their core business  ... 
doi:10.1177/1329878x1013600108 fatcat:ynlfubhpczeyzafxqaluvg6ifa

At the margins of Internet governance: grassroots tech groups and communication policy

Arne Hintz, Stefania Milan
2009 International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics  
This article examines grassroots tech groups as civil society media (CSM) actors marginalised in the communications policy debate.  ...  We conclude that grassroots tech groups, while operating largely outside of the debate, offer unique perspectives and contributions to multi-stakeholder policy dialogue, challenging norms of inclusion  ...  The concept of 'inclusion', which has been so prominent at WSIS and elsewhere, is a double-edged sword.  ... 
doi:10.1386/macp.5.1-2.23_1 fatcat:tnha44vbzbex5amk4spwiaocxu

International Perspectives of Strategic Team and Player Development in Diverse Amateur/Grassroots 60+ Small-Sided Football Contexts

Harry T. Hubball, Jorge Diaz-Cidoncha Garcia
2021 Global Research in Higher Education  
Despite the significant growth of amateur/grassroots over-60s (60+) small-sided football in diverse indoor and outdoor settings around the world, scant attention has been afforded to related research,  ...  amateur/grassroots 60+ small-sided football contexts.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to express their sincere thanks to all football organizations, coaches, and players around the world in diverse 60+ small-sided football programs for their key insights  ... 
doi:10.22158/grhe.v4n1p48 fatcat:gbdkob3ctng3dmrs5fhwvlzlmy

Citizen Innovation: Exploring the Responsibility Governance and Cooperative Mode of a "Post-Schumpeter" Paradigm

Jin Chen, Linghui Han, Guannan Qu
2020 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
Based on a critical review of the non-producer innovation literature, we identified several limitations of existing non-producer innovation paradigms—grassroots innovation, free innovation, common innovation  ...  To conclude, we reflect on the limitations of the current research and discuss future directions for CI research.  ...  Each innovator can work independently while collaborating with others at the same time on an innovation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc6040172 fatcat:mvxhn7qy4rdsvmu322y7ilcsfe

Pioneers' Insights into Governing Social Innovation for Sustainable Anti-Consumption

Florence Ziesemer, Alexandra Hüttel, Ingo Balderjahn
2019 Sustainability  
Recommendations derived from the interviews concern entrepreneurship, municipal infrastructures in support of local grassroots projects, regulative policy measures, more positive communication to strengthen  ...  active pioneers in the field.  ...  The authors are also very thankful to the Special Issue editor and anonymous reviewers for their very constructive and helpful comments during the review process of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11236663 fatcat:pqieguceujcczmlfdg3dcsha7m

The Preventing Harassment in Science Workshop: Summary and Best Practices for Planetary Science and Astrobiology

Kristen Bennett, Maggie McAdam, Moses Milazzo, Patricia Garcia, Jenna Shelton, Peggy Gardiner, Serina Diniega, Catalina Martinez, Alex Etheridge, Alicia Rutledge, Christina Richey
2021 Bulletin of the AAS  
A portion of the work described was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (80NM0018D0004  ...  Acknowledgements: The authors of this white paper thank NASA for funding this workshop, LPI for providing technical support, and the USGS for additional institutional support.  ...  Examples of "bottom up" grassroots efforts include peercreated and peer-led Bystander Intervention workshops, Peer Support Workers who help targets of harassment to navigate the reporting chain, and support  ... 
doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.2b4fd379 fatcat:qac5qidgyvcydgdjuxk72mvsdm
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