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Finding the local in locations: Working with GPS non-use in Nairobi

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Finding the local in locations: Working with GPS non-use in Nairobi

The Nairobi Accident Map crowdsourced traffic accident reports on social media and geocoded them using the landmarks and road names mentioned in social media posts. In doing so, the project centered the agency and local practices of Kenyan social media users.

By Elizabeth Resor, November 2019

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Global synchronization and the challenges of building network awareness

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Global synchronization and the challenges of building network awareness

The Internet of Things places new demands on wireless networks that cannot be met with conventional infrastructure, services, and protocols. But there is hope, specifically a new paradigm to enable wireless awareness through global synchronization.

By Alyssa B. Apsel, Enkhbayasgalan Gantsog, December 2015

PDF | HTML | In the Digital Library