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"Hacking in" Wikipedia Zero in Angola

Sophie Toupin
2019 Canadian Journal of Communication  
study focuses on the ways in which users shape media infrastructure.  ...  Facebook Zero group.Analysis To interpret this case study, the concept of "hacking in" is proposed as part of an open media and technological infrastructure.Conclusions and implications This short case  ...  Mavhunga (2014) provides an interesting and empowering take on how media infrastructures are creatively repurposed in the Global South.  ... 
doi:10.22230/cjc.2019v44n3a3417 fatcat:t7iyydyzf5hefnhsskgir5aqki

Classification of RI Investment Areas in South Africa [chapter]

Rakeshnie Ramoutar-Prieschl, Sepo Hachigonta
2020 Management of Research Infrastructures: A South African Funding Perspective  
The GSO advocates for global excellence-driven access to the GRI.  ...  Regardless of the type of global infrastructure, there is a fundamental need for the management of big data and high-speed networks for the optimal sharing of data and other resources (South African Department  ...  Open Access This chapter is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits use, sharing, adaptation,  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-37281-1_2 fatcat:k3rfreyrbrdxhkmbhuakxbzb2m

An Open Science Future: from Community to National/International Perspectives

Christine Kirkpatrick
2022 Zenodo  
Presentation for Open Science Pathways in the Earth, Space, and Life Sciences-  ...  "Open Science now: A systematic literature review for an integrated definition.  ...  and coproduction of technology related to open science' (iii.g) • International Science Council Action Plan, 4.2: encourages the creation of national or regional Open Science platforms in the Global South  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6536574 fatcat:55rljavqvvaa5j47jeq5ljrzgq

Is South Africa ready to compete in the knowledge economy?

N.N.M. Paterson
2002 South African Journal of Information Management  
Therefore, South Africa does have an opportunity to stay in the global race.  ...  Telecommunications infrastructure and access in South Africa Access to telephone lines and services is a fundamental requirement for competition in the knowledge economy.  ...  , costs, special, incidental, consequential or indirect damages, including damages for loss of profits, loss of business or downtime arising out of or relating to the user's use of the Website.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajim.v4i2.169 fatcat:s5cdmllrwrfg7lawnj4v2s544u

Electromobility in the Global South: An Equitable Transition toward Road Passenger Transport Decarbonization

Neil Ebenezer, Holger Dalkmann, Gary Haq, Karla Cervantes Barron, Christian Brand, James Dixon, Katherine Collett, Jon Cullen, John Hine, Stephanie Hirmer, Simon Patterson, Steve Pye (+2 others)
2021 Zenodo  
It questions whether the Global North's approach to electromobility is suitable for countries in the Global South, particularly Least Developed Countries (LDCs).  ...  This paper shows that the model for transitioning to electromobility in the Global North will not work for all countries, and therefore new, innovative approaches are needed so that countries in the Global  ...  Acknowledgements his discussion paper, Electromobility in the Global South: An Equitable Transition toward Road  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5879466 fatcat:t4ov2ae5bjgp5muksdbcloscbu

Competititive intelligence and competitivenes

Marié-Luce Muller
2008 South African Journal of Information Management  
support in the form of improved access to finance, improved infrastructure and better institutional capacity.  ...  With the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 4 to 6 June 2008, Africa and South Africa's competitiveness once again fell under the spotlight.  ...  Access to finance and an efficient financial sector 3. Infrastructure is critical for ensuring efficient functioning of the economy in terms of transport, telecommunications and power 4.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajim.v10i2.323 fatcat:dqx5zlu6pfdgjj5f3vn3sxbw2y

Universal ideals in local realities

Elizabeth Evans, Paul McDonald, Juyeon Bae, Sriparna Ray, Emanuelle Santos
2016 Convergence. The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies  
Online viewing therefore acts as a useful case study for interrogating how tensions between 'global' and 'local' manifest within an increasingly digitized media landscape.  ...  The potential of the internet to act as a global distribution outlet for screen content has long come into conflict with the nationally-focused strategies of producers, broadcasters, governments and internet  ...  This weighing up may fall in line with the more universal ideals for online viewing that privilege easy and cheap access, but is facilitated or limited by the specific infrastructure an individual is living  ... 
doi:10.1177/1354856516641629 fatcat:v3ujrnkanvgvvhefls4wkjxmfi

GAFA's information infrastructure distribution: Interconnection dynamics in the global North versus global South

Fernanda R. Rosa, Janice A. Hauge
2021 Policy & Internet  
Our findings suggest that competition and antitrust policy discussions of digital platforms should include information on the dynamics of interconnection infrastructure distribution, and for that, such  ...  We analyze public points of interconnection of Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple (GAFA) in the global North versus the global South to determine the degree to which their location preferences differ,  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank the peering technical community for their support throughout the research for this paper. They also thank the anonymous reviewers for valuable recommendations,  ... 
doi:10.1002/poi3.278 fatcat:olixsj46pbe6fdorabg2ulexbi

A Blockchain Infrastructure for Transportation in Low Income Country Cities, and Beyond

Simon Herko
2019 The Journal of British Blockchain Association  
It draws on preliminary research into the role of Automatic Fare Collection systems and related mobility market dynamics and trends in the cities of Cape Town, South Africa and Dehli, India.  ...  For our cities of tomorrow, it is essential that transport is organised in an efficient, resilient and equitable way; enabling economic growth, social cohesion and minimising environmental impacts, including  ...  accesses an efficient Proof of Elapsed Time lottery algorithm for network consensus, via a TEE developed by Intel.  ... 
doi:10.31585/jbba-2-2-(7)2019 fatcat:vfv7lsf7cne2pkyz6ly2kukggq

The cyber frontier and digital pitfalls in the Global South

Niels Nagelhus Schia
2017 Third World Quarterly  
How does digitalisation lead to new kinds of global connections and disconnections in the Global South? And what are the pitfalls that accompany this development?  ...  Herein lie dangers, but also opportunities for donor/recipient country exchange.  ...  Acknowledgements I am grateful to colleagues how have provided input to an early version of this text and to TWQ's peer reviewers for good comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01436597.2017.1408403 fatcat:wa3le6tbnfcgzb5edsr5pyrpze

Challenges and risks for South Africa in the information economy

Fiona Bester
2003 South African Journal of Information Management  
This is one of the reasons why global networks should operate within a global information infrastructure (Cogburn 2001 ). The information infrastructure in South Africa seems to be excellent.  ...  The government is also developing an appropriate national information infrastructure that can operate within a global information infrastructure.  ...  ISSN 1560-683X Published by InterWord Communications for the Centre for Research in Web-based Applications, Rand Afrikaans University  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajim.v5i2.355 fatcat:oumyfhimpnbfvjtfmvojdiwf6a

Competititive intelligence and competitivenes

Marie-Luce Muller
2008 South African Journal of Information Management  
Access to finance and an efficient financial sector 3. Infrastructure is critical for ensuring efficient functioning of the economy in terms of transport, telecommunications and power 4.  ...  According to the Report, lack of access to finance has even worse consequences for low-income countries, small business and businesses that lack an international presence.  ...  on South Africa as an emerging CI player, which was published in an international publication of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP).  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajim.v10i1.1 fatcat:qo4makiqufcmvmmcoiineedsde

The Global Mobility Infrastructure: Reconceptualising the Externalisation of Migration Control

Thomas Spijkerboer
2018 European Journal of Migration and Law  
The notion of the global mobility infrastructure allows for questioning the way in which international law reproduces these forms of stratification.  ...  People who have no access to it travel slowly, with high risk and at high cost. Within the global mobility infrastructure, travellers benefit from advanced forms of international law.  ...  Access to the Global Mobility Infrastructure Although global mobility is highly desired, it leads to a dilemma for the global North.  ... 
doi:10.1163/15718166-12340038 fatcat:tdcbskefq5aelnkrseaa6dy5xi

Groupons Growth And Globalization Strategy: Structural And Technological Implications Of International Markets

Suzaan Hughes, Chantal Breytenbach
2013 International Business & Economics Research Journal  
infrastructure network is a pre-requisite for the access of less-developed communities to core economic activities and services (Schwab, Sala-i-Martin & Greenhill, 2011).  ...  In countries with limited access to the Internet, mobile broadband, smartphones and social media (like Facebook), Groupon has not managed to build an extensive database of customers.  ...  For global business success, a well-developed transport and communications infrastructure network is "a pre-requisite for the access of less-developed communities to core economic activities and services  ... 
doi:10.19030/iber.v12i12.8252 fatcat:gkr5yy5xt5fjdonnwwyv2cnl24

Digital Divide Between Developed and Less-Developed Countries: The Way Forward

L. A. Ogunsola, T. O. Okusaga
2006 Journal of Social Sciences  
the South.  ...  This later resulted in the development of the National Information and Communication Infrastructure (NICI), which is an action framework to build African information and communication infrastructure.  ...  With the information revolution and knowledge based economy being driven by information technology, there is a vital need for countries in the South to provide infrastructures that enable access to information  ... 
doi:10.1080/09718923.2006.11892542 fatcat:cams5dxgejcyzp3qbsu4yflobe
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