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  • Home, front, and mobile phones: The case of the Second Lebanon War

    2 février, par Hananel Rosenberg
    This paper deals with the cellphone’s role in the Second Lebanon War. Via in-depth interviews (N=20) with officers and combat soldiers, the study shows how soldiers’ cellular devices served a range of objectives: military, personal documentary, communication with home and family, and updating the (...)

  • Social activism: Engaging millennials in social causes

    2 février, par Michelle I. Seelig
    Given that young adults consume and interact with digital technologies not only a daily basis, but extensively throughout the day, it stands to reason they are more actively involved in advocating social change particularly through social media. However, national surveys of civic engagement (...)

  • Irresistible bargains: Navigating the surveillance society

    2 février, par Robert M. Pallitto
    Agents in contemporary societies are faced continually with choices regarding engagement with technological artifacts. They can choose to engage or decline engagement after considering the costs and benefits in each case. However, certain aspects of the surveillance society may be irresistible (...)

  • The view from the other side: The border between controversial speech and harassment on Kotaku in Action

    2 février, par Shagun Jhaver, Larry Chan, Amy Bruckman
    In this paper, we use mixed methods to study a controversial Internet site: The Kotaku in Action (KiA) subreddit. Members of KiA are part of GamerGate, a distributed social movement. We present an emic account of what takes place on KiA: who are they, what are their goals and beliefs, and what (...)

  • Antirival goods, network effects and the sharing economy

    2 février, par F. Xavier Olleros
    Nothing facilitates large-scale collaboration like the prospect of inclusive, all-win games. Modern humans have gotten much better at large-scale collaboration because they have discovered, or invented, a broad range of collective goods that are easy to share and become more valuable the more (...)

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