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Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...' 20'' W Satellite Spectacular OUR WORLD AND THE FANTASY OF GLOBAL PRESENCE Designed by bbc artist German Fecetti, the logo for Our World—one of the first live international satellite television programs—incorporates a Da Vinci–inspired figure mapped over the earth’s grids of longitude and...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...'' S Satellite Footprints 133° 53' 07'' E IMPARJA TV AND POSTCOLONIAL FLOWS IN AUSTRALIA During the 1970s and 1980s several satellite television experiments took place in developing countries, including the site project in India, saci in Brazil...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...' 23'' N Satellite Witnessing 19° 17' 49'' E VIEWS AND COVERAGE OF THE WAR IN BOSNIA When technologies converge, they develop in discursive, economic, and institutional interdependence with one another. Convergence, then, is a relational model of...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...' 28'' N Satellite Archaeology 29° 55' 56'' E REMOTE SENSING CLEOPATRA IN EGYPT In 1963, just after the first experimental tv relays via Telstar, an Egyptian diver swimming in Qait Bay discovered the ruins of ancient Alexandria, once inhabited and...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
... MILES Satellite Panoramas ABOVE EARTH ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATION AND REMOTE CONTROL When the televisual is not fixed as a technology of broadcasting, its mean- ings can be expanded and understood in relation to practices such as military...
Published: 02 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383376-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8337-6
... LISA PARKS Q SATELLITE RHYTHMS: CHANNEL V, ASIAN MUSIC VIDEOS, AND TRANSNATIONAL GENDER In the mid-1990s a promotion for a show called Very China ran repeatedly on Star TV’s Channel V. The fifteen-second promo intercut postcard flashes of urban Chinese life with...
Published: 05 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390206-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9020-6
... star and the newest U.S. state culminated in the second of these benefits— the 1973 Aloha from Hawaii concert, which was broadcast live via satellite to over forty countries worldwide. In this essay we analyze Elvis’s Aloha from Hawaii concert in the context of discourses surrounding Hawaiian...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395454-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9545-4
... satEllitEs diana son born in dover, delaware, in 1965, diana son grew up in what she recalls as a Project, www.kyopoproject.com. shooting of the kyopo diana son. Photo courtesy of diana son. this photo was taken...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... China has promoted sustainable urban development since the early 2000s, particularly new urbanism ideals of TOD (transit-oriented development) of satellite towns. Yet most experts indicate that these new cities ultimately fail to meet their sustainability goals. Instead, entrepreneurial local...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... development) of satellite towns. Yet most experts indicate that these new cities ultimately fail to meet their sustainability goals. Instead, entrepreneurial local governments and institutions skillfully utilize their power to convert farmlands to constructed lands for various kinds of industrial and...
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By Lisa Parks
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...Introduction The first time I saw a satellite I was in Akumal, Mexico. It was a tiny mov- ing blotch of light, more steadfast than a shooting star, more distant than an airplane. As I tracked the satellite’s trajectory through the night sky, little did I know it would leave so many traces...
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By Lisa Parks
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
...Conclusion I began this book with a description of my first encounter with a satellite, and I have attempted to amplify this moment with a multitude of satel- lite crossings, charting a medley of satellite uses, generating a genealogy that skips across centuries, disciplines, and continents...
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By Lisa Parks
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
... Archaeology of Knowledge (Foucault), 118, Association (caama) and, 47, 52, 58, 179 63–64, 70–72; cultural production Arden, Harvey, 55 of, and satellite distribution, 72–74; Aronowitz, Stanley, 75 dreaming and, 54, 55, 61, 65–66, 165– Arrival, The (film), 159–61 66, 192n31, 193n54, n64...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... epistemologies of “networked relations”; and the creative, expressive labor required to secure the immediacy of satellite radio’s mediation. ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374428-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7442-8
... This chapter focuses on the work of the Top End Aboriginal Bush Broadcasting Association (TEABBA). This organization manages a remote satellite network of thirty Indigenous broadcasting facilities across five distinct language groups in the Northern Territory. The chapter analyzes a distinct...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... Brasília only functions because of its unplanned-for satellite cities where most of the laborers essential for its upkeep live. The chapter contends that contraband and licit commerce are the unplanned-for dark twins of planned prisons and penal colonies, proving essential to the planned penal colony’s...
Published: 16 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388661-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8866-1
... eight Mapping Space Imaging Technologies and the Planetary Body For communication purposes, a satellite is any heavenly...
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By James Ridgeway
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397076-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9707-6
... airplanes have grown larger, faster, and far more numerous. Farther from the earth’s surface, the skies are filled with an ever-increasing number of communications satellites for military and civil- ian use. And most of all, our atmosphere has been slowly turned into a huge waste dump for all kinds of...
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By Lisa Parks
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
... programming via satellite to more than five hundred thousand households in North America. See ‘‘The Chinese Connection 5 Davan Maharaj, ‘‘How Tiny Qatar Jars Arab Media Los Angeles Times,May7, 2001. 6 Fair, ‘‘Francophonie and the National Airwaves 7 ‘‘Africa Online and Teleglobe Launch...