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A Review of America's Religious Institutions' Utilization of Information Communication Technologies in Shaping Social Policy and Governance

Christson Adedoyin, Mary S. Jackson
2014 International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development  
Information Communication and Technologies (ICTs) are vital tools that religious organizations pervasively utilize in the United States of America (USA) to shape social issues, influence social policy  ...  Contemporary ICTs applications such as twitter, Facebook, blogs, online communities and classical media outlets such as television, satellite communications and radios used by religious organization in  ...  INTRODUCTION The diverse use of Information and communication technologies (ICTs) has created a new paradigm of online religious communities that are influencing and shaping social welfare policies and  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijicthd.2014070105 fatcat:dhjonfkqcrc5flrf3x4px6df5i

Media Ecology: The Coincidence of Events and Comparison of Information

Nagraj A
2019 Figshare  
The paper explores the factors that influence and contribute toward the cyclic mode of information.  ...  It looks at how information undergoes mutations over time and space and how these mutations play an important role in making the whole process of information cyclic.  ...  For example, 'The New York Times' issue of 4 th march 2014 corrected a mistake with regard to misspelling the name 'Northup' in an article printed in 20, 1853; this happened after a gap of 161 years, this  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.9932429.v1 fatcat:xgy52dbvn5hj3pacd73ggf57ie

The Navstar Global Positioning System: A Global Utility?

Irene A. Miller
1998 Collegiate Aviation Review International  
The users of GPS technology, such as the airline industry, are having considerable influence over the development of GPS policy as a result of civil users exercising increasing control over the system.  ...  This paper examines the various national and international organizations that may serve as models to develop GPS policy in the future.  ...  The Future Air Navigation System (FANS) will play a crucial role in the integration of air and space law, resulting in the development of aerospace law (Bhatt, 1994) .  ... 
doi:10.22488/okstate.18.100276 fatcat:kea2cchdcrb37pmjlu5jse3w5a

Humanitarian Technologies and Genocide Prevention: A Critical Inquiry

Colette Mazzucelli
2014 Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal  
The emergence of humanitarian technologies induces us to question the specific role of civil society, in its local and transnational dimensions, 14 to sustain a debate in the "global public sphere"  ...  Fundamental transformations influenced by the information and communications technology (ICT) revolution and "a novel redistribution of power among states, markets and civil society" 3 mark our experience  ... 
doi:10.5038/1911-9933.8.3.8 fatcat:vm6s2jkhyfds3itbl74fzkijpa

Content Analysis of New York Times Coverage of Space Issues for the Year 2000

Fiona Clark, Deborah L. Illman
2003 Science communication  
The study characterizes New York Times coverage of the main elements of the space arena (civil, commercial, national security, and the associated legal/regulatory issues) during that time period and discusses  ...  In this article, we attempt to provide a snapshot of coverage of the space arena at  ...  While the development of fully functioning space-based weapons still lies in the future, space-based technologies are already playing an important role as a "force enhancer," making the activities of existing  ... 
doi:10.1177/1075547003255300 fatcat:ji3til6y75hste2c3cwbiwquue

Revolution in Military Affairs and Outer Space

Jakub Fučík
2017 International conference KNOWLEDGE-BASED ORGANIZATION  
The aim of this paper is to analyses how outer space and space technologies influence contemporary/future RMA and vice versa.  ...  Concept of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) analyses and describes processes of major changes in military-strategic dimension, which provide possibilities especially for states to enhance their  ...  Acknowledgements The work presented in this paper has been supported by the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic (Research Project "STRATAL" No. 907930101023).  ... 
doi:10.1515/kbo-2017-0016 fatcat:jomdvaw7gbhonlslt7lusiuyfa

Market Diffusion of Industrial Products and Regulatory Barriers to Adoption: The Case of Satellites

Victor Dos Santos Paulino, Sveinn Vidar Gudmundsson
2020 Journal of Innovation Economics & Management  
Such influence of early adopters has not been explored significantly in the literature analyzing market diffusion of industrial products.  ...  In this paper, we adopt a macro and longitudinal approach to study the case of the satellites market from 1959 to 2017.  ...  This change occurred in 1999 and triggered the collapse of the launches in communication satellites ( Figure 3 ).  ... 
doi:10.3917/jie.pr1.0097 fatcat:wpv4ysljbfai7ebnxm6omqp5fm

Ao infinito e além! AEB e o caso do satélite geoestacionário à luz do setor estratégico espacial

Gills Vilar Lopes
2015 Coleção Meira Mattos  
Um exemplo que corrobora tal tese é a construção civil-militar do Satélite Geoestacionário de Defesa e Comunicações Estratégicas (SGDC).  ...  o seguinte problema de pesquisa: o setor militar ainda possui relevância nas atividades espaciais neste início de novo milênio, especificamente no Brasil, cuja agência espacial é criada com natureza civil  ...  Thus, by using Space as a tool at the service of National Defense, the communication satellites -such as the SGDC -"[…] will have a critical role to play in the feasibility of several functions in the  ... 
doaj:8db5eab7bec6460a964833a1804510ef fatcat:gi6d6f7arvgxrjedyhznqsqqeu

Anti-jamming Technology in Small Satellite Communication

Zixiang Jia
2018 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
Small satellite communication has an increasingly important position among the wireless communications due to the advantages of low cost and high technology.  ...  that regarding the spread spectrum technology and antenna anti-jamming technology as fundamental direction of future development.  ...  Therefore, anti-jamming technology will continue to be a long-term mission of small satellite communications in the future.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/960/1/012013 fatcat:wc36umahpzhnlpp6efk3bfmznm

Chinese Perspectives in the "Space Race" through the Prism of Global Scientific and Technological Leadership

Denys Svyrydenko, Oleksandr Stovpets
2020 Filosofiâ i Kosmologiâ  
Besides, expectations in terms of using space technologies for national security purposes have had an additional impact on strategic decision-makers in the PRC: "Deeply influenced by techno-nationalist  ...  Space projects play an essential role in the implementation of these aspects of this national strategy, and their role will become more significant over time.  ... 
doi:10.29202/phil-cosm/25/5 fatcat:mfc5gbhv3vesbhkqo32vd6d2ga

A fragile transparency: satellite imagery analysis, non-state actors, and visual representations of security

Nina Witjes, Philipp Olbrich
2017 Science and Public Policy  
Linking insights from Science and Technology Studies and International Relations, two related arguments are put forward: first, the commercialization of satellite technology and imagery does not dismiss  ...  the influence of the state but is conducive of the co-production of shifting actor constellations and related to that, different ideas about transparency and power.  ...  and elsewhere raise questions about the future scope and relevance of national regulations for satellite technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1093/scipol/scw079 fatcat:r4xwi2sg2vcs3fvkire5ofnfni

INTANGIBLE MATTER (prevention of the arms race in the outer space)
УСКОЛЬЗАЮЩАЯ МАТЕРИЯ (предотвращение гонки вооружений в космическом пространстве)

A. Arbatov
2019 Mirovaya Ekonomika i Mezhdunarodnye Otnosheniya  
Space Security Impact The pervasive role that the commercial space sector plays in launch, communications, imagery, and manufacturing, in addition to its role of supporting government civil and military  ...  Delays in construction of new human spacecraft in the US, may adversely influence space security in the future by limiting human access to space, in particular the ISS.  ... 
doi:10.20542/0131-2227-2019-63-1-5-17 fatcat:i2nvx4nd3zcrfbkgimfs2tttey

British strategy and outer space: A missing link?

Bleddyn E Bowen
2018 British Journal of Politics & International Relations  
America, the EU, Russia, and Asian states draw the bulk of analysis in the field of spacepower (Sheehan 2007; Harding 2013; Wang 2013).  ...  Greater institutional recognition of the capability and importance of British spacepower is apparent in the release of space policies, industrial growth plans, and military doctrines since 2010.  ...  A crucial piece of the future of British spacepower now rests in the future independence of ESA from the EU.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1369148118758238 fatcat:u6imx65lgfcrrdb5slfjzp6mhm

The Strategic Role of the Mass Media in Strengthening the Discourse of Moderation and Rationality

Hussein Firoozi, Fardin Mostafaye, Mohamad Khaledian
2014 International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences  
This research is concerned with the role of the mass media in expanding the discourse of moderation.  ...  This research is descriptive-analytical and the analysis of research basics and theories indicate that mass media could by adopting different communication policies, play a strategic role in enhancing  ...  30 Volume 25 -A prudent and organized use of the media and new communication technologies and other facilities of these sera for creating coexistence conditions among the civilizations, cultures and  ... 
doi:10.18052/ fatcat:4tw727t35jgntievmanyc34ywq

Hold the Drones: Fostering the Development of Big Data Paradigms through Regulatory Frameworks

Robert Spousta, Steve Chan
2015 Journal of Communication and Computer  
We employ historical hindcasting of trends for comparably transformative technologies to gain insights into the role of regulation in the growth of strategic capabilities.  ...  In the context of these historical lessons, we trace the proliferation of unmanned aircraft, from their early use in military operations, to the wide variety of contemporary civil uses that have emerged  ...  From the Road to Space: Systemic Context for Transformative Technology To appreciate the influence of policy on the nation's ability to fully leverage UAS technology, it is illuminating to hindcast similar  ... 
doi:10.17265/1548-7709/2015.03.006 fatcat:pncdvlvtuzfixahmd6vomxqk4a
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