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Blockchain adoption: Technological, organisational and environmental considerations
(Implications of the Blockchain, 2018)
Information technology (IT) innovation is rapidly reshaping organisations, affecting fundamental aspects of their everyday business activities and processes. This development is accompanied by benefits as well as challenges. ...
The phallus: Power and vulnerability
This chapter focuses upon the contemporary cultural significance of the image of the erect penis, aka the phallus. Historically, it appears in many forms, both attached to male figures and on its own, amongst the material ...
Theorizing digital experience: Four aspects of the infomaterial
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2021-03-22)
With the goal of finding new philosophical foundations upon which indigenous theory can be built in information systems (IS), this chapter proposes building around the notion of infomateriality inspired from Henri Bergson’s ...
Does a social media abstinence really reduce stress? A research-in-progress study using salivary biomarkers
There is much scientific evidence in recent years indicating that our ‘always on’ culture powered by platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and WhatsApp, is leading to negative health outcomes, particularly ...
The impact of human choice and computers and technical committee 9 on ICTs and society: A critical sociotechnical tale
In this chapter we briefly recount the history of the Human Choice and Computers conference series, and of Technical Committee 9, and show that not only has there been a marked focus, over more than four decades, on a ...
IFIP Code of Ethics
A short introduction to the creation of the IFIP Code of Ethics, followed by the Code itself.
Men, individualism, and process: A Pardoner’s Tale
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2021-08-04)
Taking a long look back through the philosophical underpinnings of contemporary hyper-masculinity, from renaissance writers such as Hobbes and Locke up to modern American philosopher, Nozick, this chapter maps out the key ...