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Download HCI in Business, Government, and Organizations: Information by Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah,Chuan-Hoo Tan PDF

By Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah,Chuan-Hoo Tan

This quantity constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 3rd overseas convention on HCI in enterprise, executive and agencies, HCIBGO 2016, held as a part of the 18th foreign convention on Human-Computer interplay, HCII 2016, which happened in Toronto, Canada, in July 2016. HCII 2016 got a complete of 4354 submissions, of which 1287 papers have been approved for e-book after a cautious reviewing process.
The forty three papers offered during this quantity have been equipped in topical sections named: designing info platforms; HCI within the public management and executive; HCI at paintings; and cellular functions and services.

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Download The Impact of ICT on Work by Jungwoo Lee PDF

By Jungwoo Lee

This edited quantity provides present views at the leading edge use of data and communique applied sciences (ICT) as an essential component of the altering nature of labor. the person chapters tackle a couple of key options comparable to telecommuting, replacement paintings preparations, task crafting, gamification and new paintings talents, supplemented by way of quite a number examples and helping case experiences. The influence of ICT on Work bargains a helpful source for enterprise practitioners and teachers within the parts of knowledge platforms, in addition to for human assets managers. The publication may also be beneficial in complex graduate sessions facing the social and company affects of data and verbal exchange technologies.

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Download Modern Monopolies: What It Takes to Dominate the 21st by Alex Moazed,Nicholas L. Johnson PDF

By Alex Moazed,Nicholas L. Johnson

What do Google, Snapchat, Tinder, Amazon, and Uber have in universal, along with hovering marketplace percentage? they are systems - a brand new company version that has quietly turn into the single online game on the town, growing substantial fortunes for its founders whereas dominating everyone's everyday life. A platform, by means of definition, creates worth via facilitating an trade among or extra interdependent teams. So, quite that making issues, they just attach people.

The net this day is awash in systems - fb is accountable for approximately 25 percentage of overall net visits, and the Google platform crash in 2013 took approximately forty percentage of net site visitors with it. Representing the 10 such a lot trafficked websites within the united states, structures also are well-liked over the globe; in China, they carry the pinnacle 8 spots in net site visitors rankings.

The introduction of cellular computing and its ubiquitous connectivity have eternally altered how we engage with one another, melding the electronic and actual worlds and blurring differences among "offline" and "online." those platform giants are increasing their impact from the electronic international to the total economic system. but, few humans actually seize the unconventional structural shifts of the final ten years. In Modern Monopolies, Alex Moazed and Nicholas L. Johnson inform the definitive tale of what has replaced, what it potential for companies this day, and the way managers, marketers, and enterprise proprietors can adapt and thrive during this new era.

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Download Open Problems in Network Security: IFIP WG 11.4 by Jan Camenisch,Doğan Kesdoğan PDF

By Jan Camenisch,Doğan Kesdoğan

This publication constitutes the completely refereed post-conference complaints of the IFIP WG 11.4 overseas Workshop on Open difficulties in community safety, iNetSec 2015, held in Zurich, Switzerland, in October 2015. iNetSec is the most workshop of the IFIP operating staff WG 11.4; its goal is to give and talk about open difficulties and new study instructions on all points concerning community protection.
The nine revised complete papers provided during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from thirteen submissions. They have been prepared in topical sections named: community safeguard; intrusion detection; nameless verbal exchange; and cryptography. 

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Download Making Computers Accessible by Elizabeth R. Petrick PDF

By Elizabeth R. Petrick

In 1974, now not lengthy after constructing the 1st common optical personality acceptance know-how, Raymond Kurzweil struck up a talk with a blind guy on a flight. Kurzweil defined that he was once trying to find a use for his new software program. The blind guy expressed curiosity: one of many troublesome hindrances that blind humans grappled with, he stated, was once that no desktop application may well translate textual content into speech. encouraged via this opportunity assembly, Kurzweil determined that he needs to placed his new innovation to paintings to "overcome this significant handicap of blindness." through 1976, he had equipped a operating prototype, which he dubbed the Kurzweil interpreting Machine.

This kind of innovation confirmed the chances of pcs to dramatically increase the lives of individuals residing with disabilities. In Making desktops Accessible, Elizabeth R. Petrick tells the compelling tale of ways desktop engineers and firms steadily turned conscious of the necessity to make pcs available for each person. encouraged by means of person suggestions and triggered through laws equivalent to the americans with Disabilities Act, which provided the promise of equivalent rights through technological lodging, businesses constructed refined automated units and software program to bridge the accessibility hole.

People with disabilities, Petrick argues, are paradigmatic computing device clients, demonstrating the private computer’s strength to enhance human skills and supply for brand spanking new sorts of social, expert, and political participation. Bridging the background of expertise, technological know-how and know-how reports, and incapacity reviews, this publication lines the mental, cultural, and financial evolution of a client tradition aimed toward people with disabilities, who more and more depend upon own desktops to make their lives richer and extra interconnected.

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Download @ is for Activism: Dissent, Resistance and Rebellion in a by Joss Hands PDF

By Joss Hands

@ is For Activism examines the transformation of politics via electronic media, together with electronic tv, on-line social networking and cellular computing.

Joss palms maps out how political relationships were reconfigured and new modes of cooperation, deliberation and illustration have emerged. This research is utilized to the business enterprise and perform of other politics, displaying how they've got built and embraced the recent political and technological environment.

Hands deals a accomplished serious survey of present literature, in addition to an unique standpoint on networks and political swap. He comprises many case reports together with the anti-war and international justice pursuits, peer construction, person created television and 'Twitter' activism.
@ is For Activism is essential for activists and scholars of politics and media.

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Download Das Apple-Imperium: Aufstieg und Fall des wertvollsten by Nils Jacobsen PDF

By Nils Jacobsen

Apple warfare größer, wertvoller und mächtiger als je zuvor. Doch im Zenit der Macht liegt bekanntlich der Keim des Niedergangs. Plötzlich erlebte der Kultkonzern aus Cupertino an der Börse einen beispiellosen Absturz – das jahrzehntelange Wachstum scheint an eine Grenze gestoßen zu sein. Wie andere Imperien in der Geschichte ist auch Apples scheinbar unangefochtene Regentschaft vom Verfall bedroht: Die Herausforderer rund um Googles Android-Betriebssystem, eigene Hybris und die Gesetze der kreativen Zerstörung könnten Apples Reich ins Wanken bringen. Vor allem scheint fraglich, ob CEO Tim prepare dinner dem schweren Erbe Steve Jobs gewachsen ist und ob Apple auch ohne seinen ikonischen Gründer weiter für bahnbrechende Innovationen sorgen kann. Der erfahrene Wirtschaftsjournalist und Apple-Experte Nils Jacobsen erzählt die packende Geschichte des beeindruckendsten Unternehmens unserer Zeit: Das Geheimnis des unglaublichen Apple-Erfolgs – und wovon er in den nächsten Jahren bedroht werden könnte.

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Download The Language of Content Strategy by Scott Abel,Rahel Anne Bailie,Marcia Riefer Johnston PDF

By Scott Abel,Rahel Anne Bailie,Marcia Riefer Johnston

The Language of content material Strategy is the gateway to a language that describes the area of content material procedure. With fifty-two participants, all identified for his or her intensity of information, this set of phrases types the center of an rising occupation and, consequently, is helping form the occupation. The terminology spans quite a number advantage with the extensive zone of content material strategy.

This e-book, and its better half site, is a call for participation to readers to hitch the dialog. this can be an incredible step: the start of a standard language. utilizing this e-book won't basically assist you form your paintings, but in addition inspire you to give a contribution your individual terminology and support extend the intensity and breadth of the profession

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Download Cyber Security and Privacy: Trust in the Digital World and by Massimo Felici PDF

By Massimo Felici

This publication constitutes the completely refereed, chosen papers on Cyber safeguard and privateness ecu discussion board 2013, held in Belgium, in April 2013. The 14 revised complete papers provided have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from numerous submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on cloud computing, safety and privateness administration, safety and privateness expertise, safety and privateness policy.

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Download Smart City 360°: First EAI International Summit, Smart City by Alberto Leon-Garcia,Radim Lenort,David Holman,David PDF

By Alberto Leon-Garcia,Radim Lenort,David Holman,David Staš,Veronika Krutilova,Pavel Wicher,Dagmar Cagáňová,Daniela Špirková,Julius Golej,Kim Nguyen

volume constitutes the completely refereed post-conference complaints of the First
EAI foreign Summit, shrewdpermanent urban 360°, held in Bratislava, Slovakia and
Toronto, ON, Canada, in October 2015.
The 77
carefully reviewed papers comprise 8 meetings: The Bratislava program
covered the convention on Sustainable
Solutions past Mobility of products (SustainableMoG 2015), the MOBIDANUBE
conference which strengthens study within the box of mobility opportunities
and inside Danube approach, and the convention on Social Innovation and
Community elements of shrewdpermanent towns (SmartCityCom 2015). In parallel the SmartCity360
Toronto incorporated 5 meetings addressing city mobility (SUMS), sustainable
cities (S2CT), shrewdpermanent grids SGSC), wearable units for healthiness and wellbeing
SWIT Health), and massive information (BigDASC).

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