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The Second Invisible Hand of the Market [chapter]

Alexander Dolgin
2011 Manifesto of the New Economy  
A detailed analysis of the New Economy would call for a separate extensive treatise which would only distract us from our topic, so we will restrict ourselves to trying to establish its main distinguishing  ...  Clearly, you cannot be 100% sure you can create a wise crowd to order.  ...  A crowd can be mobilised to resolve not only technical but even creative tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21277-2_2 fatcat:4ukqkwtg6fdy5gebjjjnwitjbu

Epic Hand Washing

Xtine Burrough, Sabrina Starnaman
2021 M/C Journal  
Audience members shared their stories, sentiments, anxieties, and hopes about the labour they perform in their everyday lives on hands that crowded a wall space during the span of the exhibition (fig.  ...  We collected tracings of hands from workers on Amazon.com's Mechanical Turk work platform and laser-cut them from recycled Amazon boxes.  ...  donation for masses for the souls of his dead.  ... 
doi:10.5204/mcj.2773 fatcat:iyvghqei7fa6nopl4crcediqx4

De-framing disaster: affective encounters with raw and autonomous media

Anthony McCosker
2013 Continuum. Journal of Media and Cultural Studies  
A heightened affectivity can be identified in the modality of 'rawness' that characterises contemporary social and mobile production of media from zones of disaster.  ...  Ultimately, in the context of post-disaster media, new modes of visual witnessing and distributed encounter facilitate the deframing of disastrous events in a way that tethers global engagement and attention  ...  Research in this area needs to conceive of all the ways in which the flow of affect can play out in response to, or in the production of mediated suffering -not simply as a one-way monologue, or limited  ... 
doi:10.1080/10304312.2013.772109 fatcat:esrndz3qrbfezcregdonp4aws4

Twitter in Place: Examining Seoul's Gwanghwamun Plaza through Social Media Activism

Samuel Gerald Collins, Mediarep, Philipps Universität Marburg
2020 Digital Culture & Society  
In Korea, social networking sites are overwhelmingly utilized through smart phones; people tweet or update Facebook with their mobile devices.  ...  Even if geo-location is disabled, these social media still have this embodied dimension; they're not just tweets, but tweets in a particular space and time.  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been partly supported by a Fulbright Grant. My thanks to them and Hanyang University, ERICA campus, where I spent the 2014-2015 year.  ... 
doi:10.25969/mediarep/13517 fatcat:tduk5ubeavdubkoz5gkr3rucim

Crowdsourcing Synchronous Spectator Support

Franco Curmi, Maria Angela Ferrario, Jon Whittle, Florian 'Floyd' Mueller
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '15  
Many studies have shown that crowd-support, such as cheering during sport events, can have a positive impact on athletes' performance.  ...  In this paper we investigate the effect and possibilities of live remote cheering on co-located athletes and online supporting crowds that have a weak social tie and no social tie with the athlete.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was supported by HighWire, a postdisciplinary programme at Lancaster University funded by the UK Digital Economy Programme (EP/G037582/1).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702123.2702338 dblp:conf/chi/CurmiFWM15 fatcat:tvmq2f5lwnbynmlvarauwv5n6y

Populism, Media and Elections in Zambia: The case of the Patriotic Front in the 2011 and 2016 elections

Basil Hamusokwe, Elastus Mambwe
2021 RESEARCH REVIEW International Journal of Multidisciplinary  
The paper however warns that the merging of media with populism is a danger that heavily compromises the ability of the media to serve the public as they should.  ...  A social media news organisation called Smart Eagles was also instrumental in propagating PF news and information on social media platforms.  ...  It is thus not surprising that populism is mostly visible during elections, a major constituent of democracy.  ... 
doi:10.31305/rrijm.2021.v06.i12.001 fatcat:xqab4k3eufc4lbrw4vgmxvdnua

A Comprehensive Review of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Role of IoT, Drones, AI, Blockchain and 5G in Managing its Impact

Vinay Chamola, Vikas Hassija, Vatsal Gupta, Mohsen Guizani
2020 IEEE Access  
To this end, a secure and transparent donation platform is required to quash the skepticism surrounding the validity and transparency of existing donation platforms and, consequently, enable more citizens  ...  hand.  ...  His research interests include wireless communications and mobile computing, computer networks, mobile cloud computing, security, and smart grid. He is a Senior Member of ACM.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2992341 fatcat:w44amfkkjbhrzk6b4w5pu7cgvu

Old Tricks, New Opportunities: How Companies Violate the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes and Undermine Maternal and Child Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Constance Ching, Paul Zambrano, Tuan T Nguyen, Manisha Tharaney, Maurice Gerald Zafimanjaka, Roger Mathisen
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
A lack of public awareness about the harm of donations and inadequate Code implementation and enforcement have exacerbated these problems.  ...  Longer-term action includes holding social media platforms accountable, raising public awareness on the Code, and mobilizing community monitoring.  ...  The reports in the database were obtained through a crowd-sourced reporting system that utilizes mobile and web-based platforms with standardized form fields.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18052381 pmid:33804481 pmcid:PMC7967752 fatcat:4oia6vdd5rezzkk32xjntweoa4

COVID-19, Authoritarian Neoliberalism, and Precarious Migrant Work in Singapore: Structural Violence and Communicative Inequality

Mohan Jyoti Dutta
2020 Frontiers in Communication  
Amid the everyday threats to health and well-being that are generated by neoliberal reforms across the globe, the hyper-precarious conditions of migrant work rendered visible by the trajectories of COVID  ...  At the heart of the "smart city" infrastructure of Singapore is the exploited labor of low-wage migrant workers, accompanied by the strategic deployment of a range of tactics of violence to erase migrant  ...  to wash my hands."  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomm.2020.00058 fatcat:2tiuoorcyjgmvm7uyqgk5wpa2e

Representations of Roman Catholic religious sisters' responses to COVID-19 in the Zambian media

Nelly Mwale
2022 HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies  
Despite the growing visibility of religious women's responses to COVID-19 in the media, the discourses of religion and the pandemic in emerging scholarship were preoccupied with the responses of churches  ...  article, therefore, explores the interface between religion and COVID-19 through the representations of the responses of Roman Catholic religious sisters to the pandemic, in the media in Zambia, from a  ...  Sisters of St John the Baptist donated items which included hand soap, bathing soap, washing powder and bales of sugar worth K6, 566 for the vulnerable as a way of improving their livelihood… the Sisters  ... 
doi:10.4102/hts.v78i2.6580 fatcat:wnjozpalwvftbac7npfs24dg7u

Churches and COVID-19 in Botswana [chapter]

Tshenolo J. Madigele, James N. Amanze
2022 Religion and the COVID-19 Pandemic in Southern Africa  
People that violated lockdown rules could be imprisoned for a period lasting not more than two months or would be asked to pay a fne (Gazette, 2020a).  ...  It is more than a health crisis. It has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization as it is affecting societies at their core (WHO, 2020).  ...  Collaboration between religious and medical communities has been described as a smart move in the response to COVID-19.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781003241096-12 fatcat:sd24f4jxnbhxvebpwkvromtx54

Balancing Between Privacy and Patient Needs for Health Information in the Age of Participatory Health and Social Media: A Scoping Review

Rebecca Grainger, Carolyn Petersen, Panagiotis Bamidis, Mark Merolli, Mowafa Househ
2018 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
Methods: Six domain areas including media sharing platforms, patient portals, web-based platforms, crowdsourcing websites, medical avatars, and other mobile health technologies were identified by five  ...  Results: A total of 1,973 studies were identified, of which 68 studies met our inclusion criteria and were included in the analysis.  ...  medical opinion of their digital iDoctor in hand" [39] .  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1641197 pmid:29681040 fatcat:v6qe375ownb65lmk5szw4bdceu

Sensor Mania! The Internet of Things, Wearable Computing, Objective Metrics, and the Quantified Self 2.0

Melanie Swan
2012 Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks  
This paper provides a comprehensive review of the current and rapidly emerging ecosystem of the Internet of Things (IOT).  ...  More granular 24/7 quantified monitoring is leading to a deeper understanding of the internal and external worlds encountered by humans.  ...  The Basis watch (preorder: $199, https://mybasis.com/) is a quantified self-tracking watch, a multi-sensor platform with a 3D accelerometer, heart rate monitor, temperature sensor, and GSR sensor.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jsan1030217 fatcat:nsfkcdzy45gh5c7vekh6wnnmz4

Biometric data sharing in the wild: Investigating the effects on online sports spectators

Franco Curmi, Maria Angela Ferrario, Jon Whittle
2017 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
Acknowledgments This research was supported by HighWire, a post-disciplinary programme at Lancaster University funded by the UK Digital Economy Programme (EP/G037582/1).  ...  System Design In this study, five athletes from a university club were invited to take part in a 5-km race ( Figure 2 ). In return, a donation was given to the club after the event.  ...  On the other hand, those lacking any experience of heart rate data interpretation may be put off by its representation or might build a mental interpretation of the situation based on the context rather  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2017.03.008 fatcat:asle3pwpy5fovl7lhibo4jq3ym

Kiva and the Birth of Person-to-Person Microfinance

Matt Flannery
2007 Innovations Technology Governance Globalization  
These stories are at the heart of Kiva's goal and strategy: the human connections we build between lenders and borrowers have brought new lenders to the microfinance movement, and foster in them a new  ...  Kiva is an online lending platform that allows individuals in the developed world to loan to small business people in the developing world.  ...  This was just the first step into a legal minefield that was even more crowded than we realized.  ... 
doi:10.1162/itgg.2007.2.1-2.31 fatcat:rkbcd6mo7jh37gtbegw4kudpim
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