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The future of pedestrian-automated vehicle interactions

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The future of pedestrian-automated vehicle interactions

While the increasing popularity of autonomous vehicles has garnered critical media attention, less has been written about the field of pedestrian-automated vehicle interactions and its challenges. Current research trends are discussed as well as several areas receiving much less attention, but are still vital to the field.

By Lionel P. Robert, April 2019

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Detecting influencers in social media discussions

Detecting influencers in social media discussions

Knowing who's influential can help when planning political campaigns, advertising strategies, or even combating terrorism; and now research into influence detection promises to automate such detection.

By Sara Rosenthal, October 2014

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Habits: Our cognitive shortcut

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Habits: Our cognitive shortcut

Accepting the habitual system as an inseparable part of our minds, understanding its limitation and the way it works, may help us to achieve our long-term goals.

By Gidi Nave, September 2013

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Blogs

Blogs

The XRDS blog highlights a range of topics from conference overviews to privacy and security, from HCI to cryptography. Selected blog posts, edited for print, will be featured in every issue. Please visit xrds.acm.org/blog to read each post in its entirety.

By Gidi Nave, Arefin Huq, June 2013

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A social scientist sits among ICTD workers

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A social scientist sits among ICTD workers

Reflections on the place of qualitative methods in ICTD work.

By Sumitra Nair, December 2012

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Subliminal computing

Subliminal computing

Can information presented below the threshold of consciousness be used to provide support to the users of interactive computer systems?

By Ryan Kelly, September 2011

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Analyzing the Amazon Mechanical Turk marketplace

Analyzing the Amazon Mechanical Turk marketplace

An associate professor at New York Universitys Stern School of Business uncovers answers about who are the employers in paid crowdsourcing, what tasks they post, and how much they pay.

By Panagiotis G. Ipeirotis, December 2010

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My new PC is a mobile phone

My new PC is a mobile phone

Techniques and devices are being developed to better suit what we think of as the new smallness.

By Patrick Baudisch, Christian Holz, June 2010

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