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Christian Zionists, Bush, and the Al-Aqsa Intifada

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter challenges the idea that George W. Bush’s Middle East policy, from the beginning, represented an unprecedented tilt toward Israel. The Bush administration was not always skewed in that ... More


Enhancing the Status of Catalan versus Spanish in Online Academic Forums: Obstacles to Machine Translation

Salvador Climent, Joaquim MorÉ, Antoni Oliver, MÍriam Salvatierra, Imma SÀnchez, and TaulÉ Mariona

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents an in-depth linguistic evaluation of a corpus of messages posted in several bilingual newsgroups in Catalonia (Spain). The social context is a situation of bilingualism and ... More


Language Choice Online: Globalization and Identity in Egypt

Mark Warschauer, Ghada R. El Said, and Ayman Zohry

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

There has been a good deal of concern around the world about the disproportionate role of English on the Internet and thus a possible displacement of other languages. Yet little prior research has ... More


Combination and Specialization in the Evolution of the Internet

Ilkka Tuomi

in Networks of Innovation: Change and Meaning in the Age of the Internet

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269051
eISBN:
9780191699337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269051.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Innovation

This chapter returns to the history of the Internet. It briefly discusses email as an example of combinatorial innovation, and describes the evolution of the social structure that provided the basis ... More


The Virtual Organization?

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

in Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called virtual organization through a detailed consideration of that ubiquity of modern office life: the email system and associated groupware ... More


Networks of information: A description of networks of information or data, with a particular focus on the World Wide Web and citation networks

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter focuses on information networks, consisting of items of data linked together in some way. Information networks are all, so far as we know, man-made, with perhaps the best known example ... More


Dataset Shift in Machine Learning

Joaquin Quiñonero-Candela, Masashi Sugiyama, Anton Schwaighofer, and Neil D. Lawrence (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262170055
eISBN:
9780262255103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262170055.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

Dataset shift is a common problem in predictive modeling that occurs when the joint distribution of inputs and outputs differs between training and test stages. Covariate shift, a particular case of ... More


Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Naomi S. Baron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book shows how Internet and mobile technologies — including instant messaging (IM), cell phones, multitasking, social networking Web sites, blogs, and wikis — are profoundly influencing the way ... More


The People We Become: The Cost of Being Always On

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Beyond the effects that contemporary media may be having upon our language, we need to think about whether computers and mobile phones are impacting the social fabric as well. Since the early days of ... More


Email to Your Brain: Language in an Online and Mobile World

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines how language evolves, along with changes in the way we interact with other people, as communication technologies become increasingly domesticated. As domestication of communication ... More


Language Online: The Basics

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides an overview of what is meant by language in an online and mobile world, offering a chronological precis of the types of language media to emerge over the past thirty-five years, ... More


Controlling the Volume: Everyone a Language Czar

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses how language technology is used to control the volume of interpersonal communication. It examines a range of language technologies that have increasingly empowered individuals ... More


Gresham’s Ghost: Challenges to Written Culture

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the ways in which computer-mediated language and mobile phones are affecting users as individual and social beings. It considers the assumptions regarding reading and writing, ... More


The Internet and Information Technologies

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Electronic health information technologies and the Internet are playing increasing roles in health care and the ways that patients obtain information about their conditions and options for care. This ... More


Storytelling and Mythmaking: Or, How a One-Sentence Email Nearly Doubled a Print Run

Clayton Childress

in Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691160382
eISBN:
9781400885275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160382.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines how a one-sentence email from Kim Wylie, the VP of sales at Publishers Group West, almost led to a doubling of Counterpoint Press's print run for Jarrettsville. Cornelia Nixon ... More


Hibernia Hospital

Brian Fitzgerald, Jay P. Kesan, Barbara Russo, Maha Shaikh, and Giancarlo Succi

in Adopting Open Source Software: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262516358
eISBN:
9780262298261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262516358.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the adoption of two open source software (OSS) applications at Hibernia Hospital in Ireland: The Star Office desktop suite, whose deployment was ultimately unsuccessful; and an ... More


The Origins of Social Media

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the formative years of the Internet, researchers collaboratively connected computing systems with a goal of sharing research and computing resources. The model process with which they created the ... More


PLATO: The Emergence of Online Community

David R. Woolley

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the early 1970s, two decades before the World Wide Web came on the scene, the PLATO system pioneered online discussion forums and message boards, email, chat rooms, instant messaging, remote ... More


The Group Management Alternative

Ofer Bergman and Steve Whittaker

in The Science of Managing Our Digital Stuff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035170
eISBN:
9780262336291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035170.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

People who are collaborating can share and organize files in two main ways: performing Group Information Management (GIM) using a common repository or performing Personal Information Management (PIM) ... More


The Literal and the Hyperbolic: Mapping the Modalities of Online Porn

Susanna Paasonen

in Carnal Resonance: Affect and Online Pornography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016315
eISBN:
9780262298810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016315.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the use of spam mail to promote online pornography, as well as the importance of looking into the specificities, idiosyncrasies, and modalities of pornography to understand its ... More


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