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Réseaux sociaux et realtions humaines

Réseaux sociaux et realtions humaines
Les résultats d'une étude commandée par l'association britannique Cystic Fibrosis Trust, révèlent l'importance des réseaux sociaux dans les processus de relations humaines. Les réseaux sociaux ont considérablement modifié les relations humaines. Pour tenter de comprendre comment se traduit une telle évolution, l'association britannique Cystic Fibrosis Trust a commandé une étude sur le phénomène. Ce groupe s'occupe essentiellement de la prise en charge des patients atteints de mucoviscidose pour qui les réseaux sociaux représentent un outil au cœur de leur quotidien. Helen Oxley est psychologue pour adulte au centre associatif de Manchester. Les utilisateurs ont deux fois plus d’amis en ligne que dans la vraie vie Selon l'étude menée pour Cystic Fibrosis Trust, une personne sur 10 utilisant les réseaux sociaux rencontre ses meilleurs amis en ligne ou expriment des attentes allant dans ce sens. Vous nous aimez déjà ?

Knight Foundation News Challenge - How might we improve the way citizens and governments interact? - Submission - ProtoAR for Urban Prototyping - Democratize Urban Planning through Augmented Reality entry Create a platform which would empower any citizen to create and share their vision of development/redevelopment projects while giving urban planners and contractors an effective avenue to crowd source and vet those projects. ProtoAR was the app which inspired me to think of the potential for AR augmenting urban planning. There is a perceived barrier to public participation in urban planning discussions due to the complex and specialized nature of projects. Project Goal: Create a platform which would empower any citizen to create and share their vision of development/redevelopment projects while giving urban planners and contractors an effective avenue to crowd source and vet those projects. A beta test for this project would create a simple interface which would allow users to show a street bike rack where they believe it is needed. How it will work: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Future additions could include: 1. 2. 3. 4. Pages which solicit people to submit where they would like a bike rack in SF:

Augmented Reality for Public Spaces Augmented reality (AR) has already piqued interest in the business, health, education, and entertainment communities. Now artists have begun harnessing the technology as a means of expression and social commentary. At the forefront of this burgeoning movement is BC “Heavy” Biermann. Biermann is a self-taught programmer and transmedia scholar with a foothold in both Los Angeles and St. Louis. His nickname reflects his penchant for “heavy” academic discussion. This month, Biermann brings his insight to the IEEE panel “Omnipresent: When Virtual Meets Reality” at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas. “Augmented reality will become a more integrated part of our lives. In 2005, Biermann founded The Heavy Projects (which last year brought aboard the digital media expert Ean Mering) to experiment with urban art and mobile AR technology. “We’re bombarded with commercial messaging whether we want to see it or not,” says Biermann. The technical challenges are considerable. In St.

Researchers Use Data from Cheap Cell Phones in the Developing World to Combat Disease Outbreaks At a computer in her office at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, epidemiologist Caroline Buckee points to a dot on a map of Kenya’s western highlands, representing one of the nation’s thousands of cell-phone towers. In the fight against malaria, Buckee explains, the data transmitted from this tower near the town of Kericho has been epidemiological gold. When she and her colleagues studied the data, she found that people making calls or sending text messages originating at the Kericho tower were making 16 times more trips away from the area than the regional average. This work is now feeding into a new set of predictive models she is building. Existing efforts to gather that kind of travel data are spotty at best; sometimes public-health workers literally count people at transportation hubs, Buckee says, or nurses in far-flung clinics ask newly diagnosed malaria victims where they’ve been recently. “This is the future of epidemiology. Blank Slate Scaling Up

Sekai Camera Web Using Smartphones to Improve Urban Walkability This post is also available in: Chinese (Traditional), Spanish When it comes to walking in the city, a smartphone is now almost as important as a good pair of shoes. Our phones provide us with pedestrian sat-nav, reviews of the best places to visit and even measure how many calories we’re burning, while we walk. In fact, recent research suggests that our phones are encouraging us to walk further in the city and explore more places. Now a new mobile app from Walkonomics provides an essential tool for the walkable lifestyle. Road safety;Easy to cross;Pavement/Sidewalk;Hilliness;Navigation;Fear of crime;Smart & beautiful;Fun & relaxing. These ratings are generated from Open Data including street widths, traffic levels, 311 cleanliness reports, gradients, crime statistics, pedestrian accidents and even how many trees are on each street. You can download the Walkonomics Android App here.