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Are Online Social Networks, Leading to a ‘better world In the Omani Public Sector? A Qualitative Study
Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) penetration is growing at exponential rates and affecting societies, countries and organizations, which has led to a need for understanding whether they contribute to ...
Innovating Responsibly in ICT for Ageing: Drivers, Obstacles and Implementation
Responsible research and innovation (RRI) is a nascent concept, promoted actively by the European Union and other policy makers around the world. Hitherto, this concept has been associated primarily with publicly funded ...
Social Inclusion and ICTs A Literature Review Through the Lens of the Capability
Social inclusion is considered to lead to equal participation in society, and, indirectly, to people’s welfare (Gingrich and Lightman 2015). Researchers and policy makers have put forth the adoption of Information and ...
The health behaviour and wellbeing of older seafarers on Merseyside — indicated changes through brief interventions
(Via Medica, 2017-09-27)
Background: There is significant evidence of the poor health of seafarers that arises both from the rigours of their trade and, for many, the associated lifestyles. Such poor health can continue in later life. The objective ...
Cloud computing, capabilities and intercultural ethics: Implications for Africa
This paper evaluates the potential benefits, drawbacks and ethical risks of cloud computing for African countries in the context of information communication technologies for development (ICT4D). The paper argues that the ...
Responsible Research and Innovation in the Digital Age
Diffusion and Adoption of Bitcoins In Light of The Financial Crisis: The case of Greece
In 2008, following the outbreak of the global financial crisis, a new trading system emerged that was made possible by cryptographically-produced currencies. Among them, the most popular digital cryp-tocurrency is undoubtedly ...
Dynamic Technology Challenges Static Codes of Ethics
(Orbit Journal, 2017-12-24)
We describe the process of changing and the changes being suggested for the ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. In addition to addressing the technical and ethical basis for the proposed changes, we identify ...
Practical Homomorphic Encryption Over the Integers for Secure Computation in the Cloud
We present novel homomorphic encryption schemes for integer arithmetic, intended primarily for use in secure single-party computation in the cloud. These schemes are capable of securely computing arbitrary degree polynomials ...