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2010
8 years 1 months ago
Chipping Away at Censorship Firewalls with User-Generated Content
Oppressive regimes and even democratic governments restrict Internet access. Existing anti-censorship systems often require users to connect through proxies, but these systems are...
Sam Burnett, Nick Feamster, Santosh Vempala
SEMWEB
2010
Springer
8 years 1 months ago
Toponym Resolution in Social Media
Increasingly user-generated content is being utilised as a source of information, however each individual piece of content tends to contain low levels of information. In addition, ...
Neil Ireson, Fabio Ciravegna
SIGCOMM
2010
ACM
8 years 3 months ago
Circumventing censorship with collage
Oppressive regimes and even democratic governments restrict Internet access. Existing anti-censorship systems often require users to connect through proxies, but these systems are...
Sam Burnett, Nick Feamster, Santosh Vempala
BCSHCI
2009
8 years 4 months ago
Narrative, memory and practice: tensions and choices in the use of a digital artefact
This paper reports on research into the use of SenseCam, a wearable automatic camera. Household members were given multiple SenseCams to enable an exploration of how the device wo...
Siân E. Lindley, Dave W. Randall, Wes Sharro...
ACMDIS
2008
ACM
8 years 5 months ago
"Narrowcast yourself": designing for community storytelling in a rural Indian context
The StoryBank project is examining technologies and practices to allow digitally impoverished communities to take part in the user-generated content revolution. The approach invol...
Matt Jones, Will Harwood, David Bainbridge, George...
INFOCOM
2006
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
"Take One Get One Free": Leveraging P2P Networks for Content Promotion
— The nature of digital content is undergoing a radical transformation due to the growing infusion of user-generated content. Users that generate content have a strong motivation...
Himabindu Pucha, Sabyasachi Roy, Y. Charlie Hu
JCDL
2009
ACM
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8 years 9 months ago
Mobility, digital libraries and a rural indian village
Millions of people in developed countries routinely create and share digital content; but what about the billions of others in on the wrong side of what has been called the ‘glo...
Matt Jones, Emma Thom, David Bainbridge, David Fro...
MHCI
2009
Springer
8 years 9 months ago
Fixed in time and "time in motion": mobility of vision through a SenseCam lens
SenseCam is an automatic wearable camera, often seen as a tool for the creation of digital memories. In this paper, we report findings from a field trial in which SenseCams were w...
Siân E. Lindley, Richard H. R. Harper, David...
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