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Engaging Individuals And Families Around Employment, John Kramer, Nancy Nickolaus, Thinkwork! At The Institute For Community Inclusion At Umass Boston Jun 2016

Engaging Individuals And Families Around Employment, John Kramer, Nancy Nickolaus, Thinkwork! At The Institute For Community Inclusion At Umass Boston

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Donating Digital Me: What Can Be Learned From My Digital Footprint?, Katie Hannan Jan 2016

Donating Digital Me: What Can Be Learned From My Digital Footprint?, Katie Hannan

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At some point in the future I am going to die. When this happens, I can donate my body to science but I’m currently unable to donate my data or even my metadata to research. I will present a scenario where an end of life service exists for people to donate their data.

Over the next three months I will examine the relationship that members of the public have with the concept of digital legacy and their willingness to want to donate their data.

I will briefly outline the concept of an end of life data donation service and ...


Education As The Weakest Institutional Link In Japan's Nuclear Regulation, Hiro Saito Jan 2016

Education As The Weakest Institutional Link In Japan's Nuclear Regulation, Hiro Saito

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Debates over the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster pointed to a set of institutional and organizational failures in Japan’s nuclear regulation as a primary cause of the disaster. While the Japanese government has implemented reforms to strengthen nuclear regulation, I argue that these reforms have largely left out the education system as a key institution that produces and distributes expertise necessary for nuclear regulation. First, the Japanese education system has traditionally produced only a small number of experts in the fields related to nuclear regulation, aligned top-ranked experts with the pro-nuclear government, and weakened the civil society’s capacity to ...