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April 11, 2021
Stankov U, Gretzel U. Digital well-being in the tourism domain: mapping new roles and responsibilities Information Technology & Tourism. 2021 Mar:1-13. Abstract  Digital well-being has become a popular theme within a public discourse that increasingly attracts consumers, businesses, government institutions and technology providers who all face challenges in their technology-driven existence. However, there have been...
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Bakardjieva Engelbrekt A, Leijon K, Michalski A, et al. What Does the Technological Shift Have in Store for the EU? Opportunities and Pitfalls for European Societies The European Union and the Technology Shift. 2021 Feb:1-25. Abstract This introductory chapter sheds light on the opportunities and challenges that the digital era has in store for the...
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Yaacoub JA, Noura HN, Salman O, Chehab A. Robotics cyber security: vulnerabilities, attacks, countermeasures, and recommendations. International Journal of Information Security. 2021 Mar:1-44. DOI: 10.1007/s10207-021-00545-8. Abstract The recent digital revolution led robots to become integrated more than ever into different domains such as agricultural, medical, industrial, military, police (law enforcement), and logistics. Robots are devoted...
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As the world begins to move away from petrol and diesel-power cars, there are questions over how the metals needed for batteries in electric vehicles will be sourced. One possibility is to mine the deep ocean floor. A number of companies are lining up to exploit the minerals found there, but campaigners warn it could...
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Our smartphones are sharing data every four and a half minutes, according to research from Trinity College Dublin. Telemetry, automated recording and transmission of data from Apple and Android devices back to these company’s servers is going on even if the phone is only used to make calls. Professor Douglas Leith explains that even when...
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Velghe M, Aerts S, Martens L, Joseph W, Thielens A. Protocol for personal RF-EMF exposure measurement studies in 5th generation telecommunication networks. Environmental Health : a Global Access Science Source. 2021 Apr;20(1):36. DOI: 10.1186/s12940-021-00719-w. Abstract Background The general population is exposed to Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields (RF-EMFs) used by telecommunication networks. Previous studies developed methods to...
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Imoize AL, Adedeji O, Tandiya N, Shetty S. 6G Enabled Smart Infrastructure for Sustainable Society: Opportunities, Challenges, and Research Roadmap. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland). 2021 Mar;21(5). DOI: 10.3390/s21051709. Abstract The 5G wireless communication network is currently faced with the challenge of limited data speed exacerbated by the proliferation of billions of data-intensive applications. To address this...
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Lee DWH, Tong KW, Lai PBS. Telehealth practice in surgery: Ethical and medico-legal considerations. Surgical Practice. 2021 Feb;25(1):42-46. DOI: 10.1111/1744-1633.12479. Abstract There was rapid growth of telehealth practice during the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. In surgery, there were beneficial effects in terms of saving time and avoiding physical contact between healthcare professionals and patients when...
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