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A study of the economic and social impact of the arts in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County
With public spending on the arts coming under ever greater scrutiny, studies of the economic and social impact of the arts need to make a stronger, more impartial case for the continuation of funding. A number of reports ...
Virtual assistants: Trust and adoption in telecommunication customer support
Virtual Assistants have been used to deliver question and answer support or as website navigation aids but there is little research on their effectiveness in this or other online commercial roles. This study aimed to address ...
Evaluating the use of an artificial intelligent based support for psychological therapy
While highlighting studies that demonstrate technologies as being highly valuable tools for therapists, this research involves the use of Artificial Intelligence for the ultimate aim of designing a programme specifically ...
"Behold" photography, memory and material culture
Historian and theorist Martha Langford has defined the family archive as a "meeting place". This metaphor generates a context for the performance of tactile and sonic registers. As the archive is awakened by the hands that ...
Social Networking; the People's Politics
Social networking gives a public voice to individuals and allows them to engage with society in ways not previously possible. Shirky (2010) argues that a driver for building civic engagement is the group working which is ...
Personality caught in the social net: Facebook phishing
Phishing is a well-documented social phenomenon whereby an individual poses as a trustworthy source to lure an unsuspecting user to give up sensitive, personal details willingly; this data is deceitfully utilised in identity ...