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Perspectives on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global and African maritime transport sectors, and the potential implications for Africa's maritime governance

Adekola Oyenuga
2021 WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs (JoMA)  
The short-term impacts of the pandemic are identified as including a drop in the volume of trade transported by maritime shipping; disruptions due to re-routed shipments; maritime defaults and bankruptcies  ...  The maritime transport sector (MTS) has been impacted by the coronavirus 2019 pandemic, with significant disruptions to shipping and maritime activity along established transport routes.  ...  role played by non-profit or civil-society groups in the multi-stakeholder framework (see p. 239).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13437-021-00233-3 fatcat:tdlniziprrb65pbnadjsrspkjq

The Economy of Digitality: Limitless Virtual Space and Network Time [chapter]

2020 The Condition of Digitality: A Post-Modern Marxism for the Practice of Digital Life  
From the rationalisation of labor and social relations to the financial sector, algorithms are grounding a new mode of thought and control. Luciana Parisi, 2016, p.98. 1  ...  And this digitally created non-recognition, or non-realisation, is an aspect of our alienation, of our 'relation of relationlessness' with sign and word through digitality.  ...  It is now a changed organism with an adapted fitness for a new environment.  ... 
doi:10.16997/book44.e fatcat:aznvfzq4yzb5lgtyt4k44m25pq

The Digital Phenotype: a Philosophical and Ethical Exploration

Michele Loi
2018 Philosophy & Technology  
This claim is illustrated by considering the health-related digital phenotypes of precision medicine and digital epidemiology.  ...  This claim is illustrated by considering the health-related digital phenotypes of precision medicine and digital epidemiology.  ...  , for example the Maori, the indigenous 8 Polynesian people of New Zealand.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13347-018-0319-1 fatcat:fi2qasedhne7vbijlm7gegbx7y


2020 International Journal of Health Management and Tourism  
This paper is conceptual and offers an innovative way of planning a new tourism system to facilitate wellbeing and resilience of the tourism industry and its future travelers.  ...  Healing and therapeutic potential of non-medical wellness programs is highlighted.  ...  Also, new social media platforms (for instance Google+ and Instagram) and interactive websites (for instance, TripAdvisor and Yelp) now offer a userfriendly platform and eased/facilitated the sharing of  ... 
doi:10.31201/ijhmt.788628 fatcat:25andiylhrev3cuha3qnvde4g4

Transformation for a Post-Pandemic World: Exploring Social Innovations in Six Domains

Manuel Laranja, Hugo Pinto
2022 Knowledge  
The world is suffering from a myriad of challenges.  ...  These are not only a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic but also the evidence of a series of structural problems that existing socio-economic structures have.  ...  Acknowledgments: This review article is an improved and updated version of a report of a project report prepared in the context of the Atlantic Social Innovation Observatory (http://atlanticsociallab.  ... 
doi:10.3390/knowledge2010010 fatcat:jt5755un7vd7zcd2qtmv44kyyy

Pivotal principles for digital earth development in the twenty-first century

Cheryl Desha, Timothy Foresman, Annapurna Vancheswaran, Angela Reeve, John Hayes
2016 International Journal of Digital Earth  
It is intended that the three Pivotal Principles can be used as an elegant framework for action towards the Digital Earth vision, across local, regional, and international communities and organizations  ...  Building on more than a decade of dialogues hosted by the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), and evolving a briefing note presented to delegates of Pivotal2015, the paper presents an emergent  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the significant provocations, information and time provided by a number of colleagues over the last year and delegates at the Pivotal 2015 International Executive  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538947.2016.1161090 fatcat:wbe4siw7orazzl6qn34cu7hggy

Democratic Governance of Digital Platforms and Artificial Intelligence?

Ingrid Schneider
2020 JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy & Open Government  
The article addresses the digital transformation and new power asymmetries and challenges to democracy by the world's seven largest digital platforms.  ...  The challenges of digital sovereignty and democratic governance of platform capitalism are explored.  ...  Mexico has several non-governmental organizations which defend digital rights from the civil society's perspective, like R3D (Network for the defense of digital rights), SocialTIC promoting digital technology  ... 
doi:10.29379/jedem.v12i1.604 fatcat:xixtbcgqm5hphgqdqyfnngvlii

Time for Timbits? Fast Food, Slow Food, Class and Culinary Communication

Tara Brabazon
2013 Fast Capitalism  
The aim of this article is clear: to explore the function of speed -as a trope and variable -in thinking about food as a platform to communicate information.  ...  Speed and Accelerated Culture Two examples provide a resonant introduction to this study of food and speed, platform management and information literacy.  ...  grown in Chile and frozen lamb from New Zealand.[49] Interestingly while energy consumption is comparable to what would be required to ship New Zealand apples to the UK (2030 megajoules per tonne  ... 
doi:10.32855/fcapital.201301.003 fatcat:jkurfldtuja2rcus2secd427k4

Online platform typologies [chapter]

2019 An Introduction to Online Platforms and Their Role in the Digital Transformation  
In the classified advertising market MercadoLibre competes with regional players, such as OLX and Vivastreet, and with local players, such as Webmotors and Zap.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Main competitors MercadoLibre Marketplace competes with a few marketplace platform operators, such as Amazon and Rakuten (mainly in Brazil and Mexico), and to a lesser extent eBay and  ...  and non-profits in the United States (Google, 2017 [264] ).  ... 
doi:10.1787/620d0ca9-en fatcat:fbpe4qkkpzfkjgdh4atrn2bzmq

Literature Review of Scientific Articles about Cyber Information Sharing

Simola Jussi
2021 Zenodo  
The literature review will comprise a new database for the Echo Early Warning System (E-EWS) concept.  ...  The findings are discussed from the perspective of how to develop a cybersecurity information sharing system and what possible features might be included in the system.  ...  Centres are non-profit, member-driven organi- sations formed by critical infrastructure owners and operators to share information between gov- ernment and industry.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5566702 fatcat:3m2z5hc4hna2bab2b5jmp22cgy

The Passions and the Interests: Unpacking the 'Sharing Economy'

Cristiano Codagnone, Federico Biagi, Fabienne Abadie
2016 Social Science Research Network  
Digital platforms generally placed under the 'sharing economy' and various other labels match different groups of users and providers and enable the increase in scale and speed for traditional transactions  ...  This loop, in turn, limits the space for a rational debate of alternative policy options and contributes to the fragmented regulatory approaches which currently address the 'sharing economy'.  ...  range of digital commercial or non-profit platforms facilitating exchanges amongst a variety of players through a variety of interaction modalities (P2P, P2B, B2P, B2B, G2G) that all broadly enable consumption  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2793901 fatcat:bpayzisofngsdo6quqzvjuouka

D7.1 – Market Research and Strategy Report

Dimitris Fotakidis, Charalampos Thanopoulos, Francesca Tsaropoulou, Maira Volitaki
2022 Zenodo  
new insights and perspectives.  ...  , following by the identification of the value propositions for key customer segments, along with opportunities and challenges for market entry and growth, and the development of a methodology for risk  ...  markets such as New Zealand.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6106993 fatcat:edquh5yyi5bwtkpzme445ksonq

The Transfer-Pricing Profit-Split Method After BEPS: Back to the Future

Michael Kobetsky
2019 Canadian Tax Journal  
Nevertheless, the residual profit-split method is being considered for BEPS action 1, on the taxation of the digital economy.  ...  In 2018, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development/Group of Twenty (OECD/G20) Inclusive Framework on base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS): action 10 issued revised guidance on the transactional  ...  Second, non-rival use and remote deployment of digital technology generate a significant new class of location-specific rent.  ... 
doi:10.32721/ctj.2019.67.4.sym.kobetsky fatcat:mrkp3nuaijbbvl2xtvtai5voym

Sharing Tax Information in the 21st Century: Big Data Flows and Taxpayers as Data Subjects

Arthur J. Cockfield
2019 Canadian Tax Journal  
in lieu of information exchange, and a global financial registry that would allow governments to identify the beneficial owners of business and legal entities.  ...  This enhanced sharing of tax information has been encouraged both by technological change, including digitization, big data, and data analytics; and by political trends, including governments' efforts  ...  Second, non-rival use and remote deployment of digital technology generate a significant new class of location-specific rent.  ... 
doi:10.32721/ctj.2019.67.4.sym.cockfield fatcat:j5fvpx4qpnhqnezew77lvabs5q

Digital Feudalism [chapter]

Sascha D. Meinrath, James W. Losey, Victor W. Pickard
2011 Advances in Computers  
Broadband connectivity is the new critical infrastructure of the 21 st century and is the platform on which a growing percentage of all media is transported.  ...  Telecommunications and Transportation 4, (Digital Tech.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-385514-5.00005-7 fatcat:7n4rk3bnu5chrkmzfu5yvmbhom
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