Political Behavior and Technology: Voting Advice by Da-chi Liao,Boyu Chen,Michael J. Jensen,Colin W Pritchard

By Da-chi Liao,Boyu Chen,Michael J. Jensen,Colin W Pritchard

This quantity is a examine of the emergence and outcomes of automated vote casting recommendation purposes (VAAs) in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. not like the eu event of VAAs simplifying vote offerings, this examine exhibits that VAAs in East Asia may possibly bring up their complexity.

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Wireless World in 2050 and Beyond: A Window into the Future! by Ramjee Prasad,Sudhir Dixit

By Ramjee Prasad,Sudhir Dixit

This publication gathers visionary principles from top teachers and scientists to foretell the way forward for instant conversation and allowing applied sciences in 2050 and past. The content material combines a wealth of illustrations, tables, company types, and novel techniques to the evolution of instant communication.

The booklet additionally offers glimpses into the way forward for rising applied sciences, end-to-end structures, and entrepreneurial and enterprise versions, broadening readers’ knowing of power destiny advances within the box and their impact on society at large

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Child Pornography: Crime, Computers and Society by Ian O'Donnell,Claire Milner

By Ian O'Donnell,Claire Milner

This ebook explores the iconic charm of kid pornography and its ramifications for legal justice platforms world wide. it's according to an in depth assessment of educational literature and newspaper insurance, a trawl of web sites frequented through people with a sexual curiosity in young ones, a survey of ways police examine those offences, exam of prosecutors' judgements, and interviews with judges.

It offers a framework for knowing the modern nature of this challenge, specifically the harms it explanations, its intimate dating with new applied sciences and the demanding situations it poses to legislation enforcement professionals. the net performs a pivotal position. Its sheer measurement, the anarchic means it grows, the shortcoming of any limitations to its growth and its fail to remember for nationwide borders make it a felony setting with out parallel.

An unwavering specialize in the specter of sexual abuse has contributed to the emergence of a context the place regimen dealings with little ones are considered via a 'paedophilic' lens. this may have the unlucky outcome of distracting recognition from extra pressing issues (such as poverty and neglect), which make kids prone to sexual exploitation. during this approach an emphasis at the sexualisation of kids may be stated to irritate the matter that it units out to handle. The book:



  • provides a complete research of kid pornography matters in all in their complexity, together with felony, mental, felony justice and social views.

  • presents major quantity of unique empirical info accrued from police, prosecutors and judges.

  • includes new qualitative and quantitative details set opposed to a history of moving overseas advancements. The research is explicitly comparative.

  • draws on various assets together with help teams for paedophiles, newspaper insurance of lawsuits regarding baby pornography, sufferer testimony and police operations.

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The Network Society by Jan A G M van Dijk

By Jan A G M van Dijk

The community Society is now greater than ever the fundamental advisor to the previous, outcomes and way forward for electronic verbal exchange.

Fully revised, this Third Edition covers the most important new concerns and updates, including:

• the lengthy historical past of social media and internet 2.0: why it isn't as new as we think

• electronic early life tradition as a foreshadow of destiny new media use

• the fight for keep watch over of the net between Microsoft, Google, Apple and Facebook

• the contribution of media networks to the present monetary crisis

• whole replace of the literature at the evidence, theories, traits and applied sciences of the internet

• new positive aspects for college students with packing containers of bankruptcy questions, conclusions and boxed causes of key thoughts

This e-book is still an available, accomplished, must-read advent to how new media functionality in modern society.

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Platons grotesker Irrtum: und 98 andere Neuronenstürme aus by Gunter Dueck

By Gunter Dueck

Seit 2005 betreibt der Bestsellerautor Gunter Dueck seine Hompepage www.omnisophie.com. Dort schreibt er alle 14 Tage ein neues 'Daily Dueck'. Satire, tiefe Philosophie, Ergötzliches und zum Teil hart Krititsches wechseln sich ab. Diese free of charge OpenSource Literatur findet täglich einige Anhänger mehr - derzeit zählt die site deutlich mehr als 5000 angemeldete Stammleser. Der vorliegende Band versammelt die ersten ninety nine seiner Parerga für Sammler und Liebhaber, die lieber ein Buch in Händen halten möchten. Hochinteressant zu sehen, wie früh Dueck immer wieder vor der Finanzkrise warnte und über Heuschrecken, treudoofe Bestandskunden, Arbeitsstress und Werteverluste witzige oder ätzend scharfe Pointen setzte und für mehr Vertrauen im Arbeitsleben warb. Mal lieb, mal provozierend, oft 'aus der Seele gesprochen', manchmal grenzwertig: ninety nine farbige Neuronenstürme.

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Online Trolling and Its Perpetrators: Under the Cyberbridge by Pnina Fichman,Madelyn R. Sanfilippo

By Pnina Fichman,Madelyn R. Sanfilippo

Online trolling and different deviant behaviors have consistently affected on-line groups. As on-line trolling turns into commonly unfold, myriad questions are raised, together with:

  • Who is a troll and why do trolls troll?
  • What are the permitting elements of on-line trolling?
  • How do contributors and directors of on-line groups become aware of, interpret, and react to trolling? How can on-line trolling be dealt with successfully?
  • What is the impression of the socio-cultural and technological environments on on-line trolling?
  • What motivates trolling?

The e-book solutions those questions and comprises the subsequent focuses:

  • Hard-core trolls and lightweight trolls
  • Gender, trolling, and anti-social habit online
  • Perception of trolling
  • Collaborative trolling
  • Ideological trolls
  • Trolling round the globe

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MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access by Elizabeth Losh

By Elizabeth Losh

A trio of headlines within the Chronicle of upper Education appear to say all of it: in 2013, “A daring circulate towards MOOCs Sends surprise Waves;” in 2014, “Doubts approximately MOOCs proceed to Rise,” and in 2015, “The MOOC Hype Fades.” before everything of the 2010s, MOOCs, or monstrous Open on-line classes, appeared poised to totally revolutionize larger schooling. yet now, quite a few years into the revolution, educators’ enthusiasm turns out to have cooled. As advocates and critics try and make feel of the increase and fall of those classes, either teams are united through one query: the place will we move from here?

Elizabeth Losh has accumulated specialists from throughout disciplines—education, rhetoric, philosophy, literary reviews, historical past, machine technological know-how, and journalism—to tease out classes and chart a direction into the way forward for open, on-line schooling. teachers speak about what labored and what didn’t. scholars proportion their studies as members. and students contemplate the ethics of this schooling. the gathering is going past MOOCs to hide versions similar to hybrid or combined classes, SPOCs (Small customized on-line Courses), and DOCCs (Distributed Open Collaborative Course). jointly, those essays offer a special, even-handed examine the MOOC move and may function a considerate advisor to these shaping the following steps for open education.

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E-CONOMICS: Strategies for the Digital Marketplace (European by Axel Zerdick,Arnold Picot,Klaus Schrape,Alexander

By Axel Zerdick,Arnold Picot,Klaus Schrape,Alexander Artope,Klaus Goldhammer,Ulrich T. Lange,Eckart Vierkant,Esteban Lopez-Escobar,Roger Silverstone,ECC) European Communication Council

E-conomics offers readers with a roadmap to the panorama of the hot net financial system and serves as a connection with the economics of the knowledge age. Written via communique economists and specialists within the media enterprise from the USA and Europe, this e-book presents an in-depth research of the web revolution exhibiting how the foundations of industrial have replaced. It takes the eu telecommunications as a focus and contours options for a winning community economic climate. E-conomics is key analyzing for economists, managers, and enterprise strategists requiring an knowing of the dynamics of digital commerce.

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Open Learning Cultures: A Guide to Quality, Evaluation, and by Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

By Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

Today we're seeing a brand new kind of combined studying: not just is know-how bettering the training setting yet formal and casual studying are combining and there's self- and peer-assessment of effects. Open studying cultures are demanding the outdated and long-practiced tools utilized by educators and remodeling studying right into a extra student-driven and self sustaining task , which makes use of on-line instruments resembling blogs, wikis or podcasts to attach assets, scholars and lecturers in a singular way.

While in larger schooling associations such a lot tests are nonetheless tied to formal studying eventualities, lecturers are increasingly more certain to realize their scholars’ casual studying tactics and networks. This ebook may help academics, academics and scholars to raised know the way open studying landscapes paintings, how to find caliber and create exams in such environments, and the way to use those new measures.

To this finish, Ehlers first elaborates the technological heritage for extra collaborative, allotted, casual, and self-guided studying. He covers the increase of social media for studying and indicates how an structure of participation can switch studying actions. those new paradigms are then utilized to studying and schooling to stipulate what open studying landscapes seem like. the following he highlights the shift from wisdom move to competence improvement, the rise in lifelong studying, and the significance of casual studying, person generated content material, and open academic assets. He then exhibits how one can deal with caliber by means of providing a step-by-step advisor to constructing custom-made caliber ideas for open studying landscapes. ultimately, numerous equipment facing evaluation in those new environments are offered, together with instructions, templates and use situations to exemplify the ways.

Overall, Ehlers argues for overview as an essential component of studying procedures, with caliber insurance as a style of stimulating a top quality tradition and non-stop caliber improvement instead of as an easy controlling exercise.

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