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The Social And Behavioral Implications Of Location-Based Services, Katina Michael, M.G. Michael Nov 2011

The Social And Behavioral Implications Of Location-Based Services, Katina Michael, M.G. Michael

Associate Professor Katina Michael

The social and behavioral implications of location-based services (LBS) are only now beginning to come to light in advanced markets where the services have been adopted by just a little over half the market (Microsoft 2011). Depending on one’s definition of what constitutes location-based services, statistics on the level of adoption differ considerably. While it is helpful to provide as broad a list of applications as possible in what constitutes LBS (e.g. everything from in-vehicle navigation systems to downloading a map using a computer), it can also cloud the real picture forming behind this emerging technology. Emerging not ...


Queer-Friendly Neighbourhoods: Interrogating Social Cohesion Across Sexual Difference In Two Australia Neighbourhoods, Andrew W. Gorman-Murray, Gordon R. Waitt Jan 2009

Queer-Friendly Neighbourhoods: Interrogating Social Cohesion Across Sexual Difference In Two Australia Neighbourhoods, Andrew W. Gorman-Murray, Gordon R. Waitt

Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive)

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Contentious Issues In Human-Wildlife Encounters: Seeking Solutions Ina Changing Social Context, Daniel Lunney, Adam J. Munn, Will Meikle Jan 2008

Contentious Issues In Human-Wildlife Encounters: Seeking Solutions Ina Changing Social Context, Daniel Lunney, Adam J. Munn, Will Meikle

Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive)

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Sydney's Creative Economy: Social And Spatial Challenges, Christopher R. Gibson Jan 2006

Sydney's Creative Economy: Social And Spatial Challenges, Christopher R. Gibson

Faculty of Science - Papers (Archive)

The recent popularity of Richard Florida's work on the rise of the 'creative class' invites attention not only on the size and impact of the creative economy in Australia, but on its geography as well." At the core of Florida's approach is the premise that places compete with each other for a new kind of economic development, fuelled not by the availability of raw materials, cheap labour, or state investment in infrastructure, but by the decisions of producers in creative industries such as film, music, design and advertising to live and work in particular localities. Such creative producers ...