Essays about: "Computing within limits"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Computing within limits.

  1. 1. Entanglement in a quantum heat engine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk fysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Harald Öhrn; [2020]
    Keywords : Quantum physics; Entanglement; Quantum heat engine; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : In 2015 Jonatan Bohr Brask et al. showed that steady-state entanglement could be generated in two interacting qubits incoherently coupled to thermal baths of different temperatures [1]. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analyzing Function and Potential in Cuba's El Paquete : A Postcolonial Approach

    University essay from KTH/Medieteknik och interaktionsdesign, MID

    Author : Jonathan Adam; [2018]
    Keywords : El Paquete; Cuba; resource-poor networking; ICT4D; Computing within limits; postcolonial computing; informal innovation.;

    Abstract : The dire state of Cuban internet connectivity has inspired local informal innovations. One such innovation is El Paquete, a weekly distribution of downloaded content spread through an informal network. Taking a postcolonial approach, I investigate through user experiences how this network operates in a resource-poor environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Analysis of biodiversity spatial patterns across multiple taxa, in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Manon Marcon; [2013]
    Keywords : Sweden; protected areas; Shannon Index; species richness; geographic information system; biodiversity; physical geography; geography; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : L?objectif de cet article est dans un premier temps d?analyser la rpartition de la biodiversit de diffrents groupes taxonomiques terrestres, l?chelle des municipalits sudoises. Et dans un deuxime temps d?analyser la localisation des aires protges afin de comparer leur distribution spatiale avec nos rsultats de biodiversit. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cloud Bursting Transcoder Nodes

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Thomas Rondahl; [2013]
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    Abstract : Within each web service there is a bottleneck which limits the maximum throughput. In this thesis the bottleneck of the media web service is in the task of transcoding. We explore the option of creating new transcoding nodes on-demand to deal with the computationally expensive task of video transcoding. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pics or it didn't happen: Instagram in Prosumer Capitalism and Reflexive Modernity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Aaron Frey; [2012]
    Keywords : Instagram; Facebook; social media; social network sites; mobile computing; prosumption; prosumer capitalism; web 2.0; photography; material culture; reflexive modernity; communities of practice; practice theory; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : Drawing on practice centered approaches to consumption, this study situates a cultural analysis of Instagram, a smartphone-­‐based image sharing application used by over 80 million people worldwide, within wider discourses on reflexive modernity, critical media studies, prosumption, and late-­‐modern consumer culture. A seven-­‐day diary study with 25 international participants, supplemented by participant observation, helps tie these theoretical engagements to specific lived experiences illustrating what it means to live with a networked camera almost permanently on-­‐hand to record and share images of daily life. READ MORE