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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the interests of the political elite. New media has been associated with democratic political communication, which may help erode information centralization—a condition Thailand is experiencing. The rise of social media usage in Turkey has accompanied a dramatic increase in smartphone...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2014
... communicate, to connect. That’s what we set out to explore in the Fall issue of World Policy Journal . We open with the Big Question, a selection of global thinkers reflecting on how social media and smartphones have disrupted daily life in their respective parts of the world. Map Room zeros in on...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
... women from verbal assaults, but making quick threats has become so easy that the number of such cases is enormous and most ultimately go unchallenged. women can take matters into their own hands. they are armed with smartphones and, using their social clout, they can effectively fight harassment...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
... colloquially as the smartphone. My smartphone allows me to connect in a number of ways that increase exponentially by the day, provides me with real-time information on any question I might ask, and now can be used to pay for my purchases, arrange for my pick up, play any media I wish, and in the case of...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
... relying on their phones for help in emergency response situations, health researchers from Stanford and the University of California, San Francisco, tested Siri, Google Now, Cortana, and S Voice—all smartphone personal assistants—to see if they could adequately respond to urgent health questions. Of the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 16–20.
Published: 01 September 2017
... letters and care packages, particularly in this smartphone-enabled era. The migrant mothers I interviewed can, from a distance, give instructions on how to spend remittances, lend emotional support to their children, and even help with schoolwork. But the studies reveal only a partial picture. Most of...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2013
... devices with your luggage at the airport.… Do not connect to local ISPs at cafes, coffee shops, hotels, airports, or other local venues.… Change all your passwords before and after your trip.… Be sure to remove the battery from your Smartphone when not in use. Technology is commercially available that can...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 June 2018
... dead leader struts into a packed auditorium at Cairo’s Opera House. People rush at him with smartphone cameras. Nature blessed this impersonator with the bone structure and wiry physique of the late leader; the rest he carefully crafted himself: Sadat’s trademark mustache, rectangular vintage glasses...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 22–34.
Published: 01 September 2011
... from Angry Birds. Keeping Finland on the cutting edge of energy technology, utility firm Fortum and Nokia are working together on an electric car that would integrate Fortum’s charging systems with a Nokia technology that allows smartphones to exchange information with the vehicle, letting the...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... combination of tax havens and technology, from faxes to smartphones, allowed capital to become both secretive and hyper-mobile, aided by the deregulation of financial markets. In defiance of conventional wisdom, this did not take place on Wall Street, manipulated by the brilliant young quants who flocked...