02 November 2018

Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information-related Items

"Blockchain for Humanitarian Action and Development Aid," Journal of International Humanitarian Action, 3:16 (Oct. 2018) [open access]

Busting a Myth: There’s Very Often Not an App for That! (UNHCR, Oct. 2018) [text]

Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Humanitarian Responses? (UNOPS, Oct. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Deconstructing Biometric Refugee Registration, Oxford, 15 June 2018 [info]
- Follow link to access two podcasts.

“Do no digital harm”: A Conversation on Handling Sensitive Data (IRIN, Oct. 2018) [text]

Ethics of Data Publication in the Context of Asylum Claims (SSRN, Oct. 2018) [text]

Here are 25 of the Most Innovative New Projects Using Tech to Help Refugees and NGOs (TechCrunch, Oct. 2018) [text]

How Smartphones and Social Media have Revolutionized Refugee Migration (Digital Tukul Blog, Oct. 2018) [text]

"I Think Someone is Walking with Me: The Use of Mobile Phone for Social Capital Development among Women in Four Refugee Communities," International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, Early Cite, 2 Oct. 2018 [abstract]
- See also earlier related article in Journal of Community Informatics.

"The Information Mapping Board Game: A Collaborative Investigation of Asylum Seekers and Refugees' Information Practices in England, UK," Information Research (In Press) [abstract]
- Note: This journal is open access, so the full-text of this article will eventually be available.

"Myanmar’s Military Said to Be Behind Facebook Campaign That Fueled Genocide," New York Times, 15 Oct. 2018 [text]

Online Public Opinion and Refugee Allocation. Assessment of the Impact of Refugee Facilities on Individual Expression of Political Views on Twitter (SSRN, Sept. 2018) [text]

Physical Fences and Digital Divides - Part II: “Why would you go?” Case Studies of Social Media Use in North Africa and the Mediterranean (Global Detention Project, Oct. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Research Brief: Social Media's Impact in an English Language Classroom (University of Minnesota, Oct. 2018) [text]

Sifting Through 50 Million Phone Calls for Patterns to Aid Refugees (Penn State, Oct. 2018) [text]

Teaching a ‘Robot’ to Detect Xenophobia Online (UNHCR, Feb. 2018) [text]

Tech Jobs for Refugees: Assessing the Potential of Coding Schools for Refugee Integration in Germany (Migration Policy Institute, Oct. 2018) [text]
- See also related webinar.

Using Machine Learning and Optimization to Improve Refugee Integration (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Oct. 2018) [text]

Who’s Behind ICE? The Tech Companies Fueling Deportations (Mijente et al., Oct. 2018) [text]
- See also related Guardian article.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Other Technologies (28 Sept. 2018)

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