Edward Balkovich Free eBooks (1)

Author: Edward Balkovich
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Keywords: interests, information, technology, public, individual, libra, optimizing, project
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New information technologies have created unprecedented opportunities to collect, store, and transfer information in ways that make our lives both easier and safer, but the potential for these technologies to be used in ways that diminish our privacy and civil liberties is equally unprecedented. Effective decisionmaking in this domain will require many kinds of knowledge. To build this knowledge b......
Authors: Edward Balkovich, Walter S. Baer, Ben A. Vollaard
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Keywords: internet, policy, broadband, informing, topics, research
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The paper presents candidate research topics for consideration by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).The panel is examining broadband Internet infrastructure with the goal of developing policy advice on speeding broadband deployment by addressing demand-related issues.Six candidate research topics were derived, reflecting PCAST's primary interest in Internet acce......
ISBN: 0833037196, 9780833037190
Authors: Edward Balkovich, Tora K. Bikson, Gordon Bitko
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Keywords: identification, usage, workplace, frequency, radio, knows, case, studies, boss
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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are finding their way into a broad range of new applications that have raised concerns about privacy that demonstrate how emerging information technologies can upset the balance of privacy, personal benefits, and public safety and security. Although proposed retail uses are new, RFID tags have been used to control access in the workplace for over a decade......
ISBN: 0833037196, 9780833037190
Authors: Edward Balkovich, Tora K. Bikson, Gordon Bitko
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Keywords: identification, usage, workplace, frequency, radio, knows, case, studies, boss
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Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: RANDPublished Time: RANDPages: 100Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags are finding their way into a broad range of new applications that have raised concerns about privacy that demonstrate how emerging information technologies can upset the balance of privacy, personal benefits, and public safety and security. Although proposed retail uses are new, RFID tags have been used to cont......
Authors: Susan G. Straus, Tora K. Bikson, Edward Balkovich, John F. Pane
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Keywords: law, enforcement, units, blackberry, assessing, technology, action, teams, mobile
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This research explores the effectiveness of mobile wireless information and communication technologies (ICTs) for law enforcement teams. Pilot trials of RIM BlackBerries in two U.S. law enforcement organizations provided an opportunity to assess acceptance, use, and perceived performance benefits as well as factors influencing these outcomes. Data were collected from semi-structured interviews, us......
ISBN: 0833052357, 9780833052353
Authors: Martin C. Libicki, Edward Balkovich, Brian A. Jackson, Rena Rudavsky, Katharine Watkins Webb
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Keywords: authentication, multifactor, adoption, influences
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Passwords are presently the primary method by which users authenticate themselves to computer systems. But passwords are proving less and less capable of protecting systems from abuse. Multifactor authentication (MFA) — which combines something you know (e.g., a PIN), something you have (e.g., a token), and/or something you are (e.g., a fingerprint) — is increasingly being required. Th......
Authors: Jennifer Sloan Mccombs, Stephen J. Carroll, Kevin F. Mccarthy, Melissa Rowe, Julia F. Lowell, James Dobbins, Edward Balkovich, John Godges, Paul Steinberg
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Keywords: spring, vol, review, rand
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“It’s unfair to hold students and schools accountable for success without giving them the resources they need to succeed,” asserts the cover story about low test scores nationwide and in California. Other feature articles outline the public benefits of the arts and the nation-building experiences of the United Nations. Shorter stories discuss access cards in the workplace, land-u......
ISBN: 0833042157, 9780833042156
Authors: Victoria A. Greenfield, Debra Knopman, Eric Talley, Gabrielle Bloom, Edward Balkovich, D. J. Peterson, James T. Bartis, Stephen Rattien, Richard A. Rettig, Mark Y.d. Wang, Michael G. Mattock, Jihane Najjar, Martin C. Libicki
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Keywords: study, approach, key, recommendations, overview, fund, qatar, national, research, design
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The Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is intended to be the leading institution in Qatar dedicated to funding research in the Qatari interest. It will address priority economic and social needs and pursue opportunities to attract internationally recognized researchers to study topics of regional and global importance. QNRF is a project of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Communit......
Authors: Edward Ignall, Peter Kolesar, Arthur J. Swersey, Warren Walker, Edward H. Blum, Grace M. Carter, H. E. Bishop
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Keywords: fire, companies, city, york, deployment, new, improving
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How many fire companies does New York City need and where should they be located? Given a fire alarm of unknown severity, how many companies should be dispatched to it? Since 1968, the New York City Fire Department and The New York City-RAND Institute have carried out a joint project to improve the delivery of Fire Department services in the face of skyrocketing demand. In November 1972, two histo......
Author: Edward Elmer Doc Smith & Edward Everett Evans
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Keywords: edward, amp, everett, smith, evans, doc, space, elmer, masters
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Language: English Published in: 1961 Categorie(s):Fiction,Science FictionWord count: 51,120 words (≈ about 3 hours)Source: http://gutenberg.orgCopyright: Please read the legal notice included in this e-book and/or check the copyright status in your country. The Masters had ruled all space with an unconquerable iron fist. But the Masters were gone. And this new, young race who came now to tak......
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