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ISSN 1606–1330 (printed version) ISSN 1605-9921 (electronic version)


Information Society, 2016, Issue 2

Keywords and Abstracts

Human Capital as the Factor Contributing to the Information Society Development
Ekaterina Andreevna KONOPATSKAYA, Natalya Yuryevna SVECHNIKOVA

The article researches interdependence of human capital and information society development processes. The authors have formed their own system of indicators and built econometric models of human capital and information society development in provinces of the Russian Federation. Besides, the authors have verified hypothesis of intensified processes of economic growth and human capital development in interaction with information society development processes.
Keywords: information society, human capital, model verification, econometric simulation, non-linear regression.

The Effect of Converging Technologies on the Type of Human Thinking
Anna Gennadyevna GORBACHOVA

On the basis of analysis of processes of human thinking change, a new image – “clicking human” is asserted to be currently formed. The article considers specific features of thinking, with actions of people included in human-to-machine interaction used as an example; while examining such interface, the author researches effect of converging technologies on human behavior and “life outsourcing” process – redistribution of functions between a person and a technical device. The author introduces principles that are supposed to underlie a new type of thinking and acting of the “clicking human”. The described pattern reduces customary idea of a thinking act of a human down to the pattern of satisfying one’s need.
Keywords: converging technologies, life outsourcing, knowledge – trust, knowledge – receipt, reduction principle, need, “clicking human”.

Behavior of Users of Online Sources of Mass Communications
Evgeniy Alekseevich SHPAK

Modern mass communications are no more delivered solely through mass media. With social networking taking its place, mass communication process has been simplified, on the one hand, and new opportunities of impacting public opinion have been formed, on the other hand. Behavior of social network users is studied by sociology, political science and marketing research. Based on the analysis of social network users, the author concludes that social networking may function as an efficient tool of information impact for authorities.
Keywords: social networking, shaping public opinion, communications, users’ behavior.

Online Environment of Digital Cultural Heritage: Informational and Legal Aspect
Galina Mikhaylovna SHAPOVALOVA

The article considers issues of storage and right to access digital cultural heritage in the online environment. The author notes importance of global experience and transnational partnership in what refers to using digital cultural heritage. The role of legislative support, importance of unification of national and international standards in enhancing availability of digital cultural heritage is emphasized.
Keywords: legislation, standard, digital cultural heritage, digital cultural content, availability of digital cultural heritage, cultural institutions, digital libraries, information technologies, information systems, Internet, online environment.

Ethnophors on the Documentary Screen: Information Database of Russian Film Archives
DASHIBALOVA Irina Nikolaevna

The article is devoted to the problem of accessibility to the scientific community of a large database of documentary films on Buryatia, the Irkutsk Region and Trans-Baikal Region as the historic zones of Buryats’ residence. Creation of the electronic catalog of film sources representing the Buryats allows expanding methodical arsenal of visual aids, including cartographic information presentation by GIS tools, training materials and electronic encyclopedias. Specialized online information resource and software products, which are being developed, can be used for the creation of other technetronic documents’ databases on similar subjects.
Keywords: ethnophors, database, documentary films, Buryats, an electronic catalog.

Order as the Value in Texts of Modern Social Media
Dmitriy Igorevich KAMINCHENKO

The article considers significance of social media as applied to the area of consciousness. The author examines representation of the order value typical of modern Russian society. He proves substantiated and required character of such search, analyzes the obtained findings. The author concludes that some aspects of consciousness of Russian people related to the value of order are expressed in considered texts of social media.
Keywords: social media, values, order, Twitter.

Security of Information Radio Communications in the Sea
Aleksandr Anatolyevich MAMAKOV, Larisa Mikhaylovna PERERVA

Ensuring safety of marine navigation in seaport waters and approaches to them is an important task of the state. In the context of enhanced intensity of shipping traffic and introducing new port capacity, increased traffic of ships delivering hazardous cargos, the system of information radio communications must be supported at the proper level. The article analyzes information security issues in what refers to sea transport.
Keywords: radio communications, information security, shipping traffic.

European Approach to Analysis of Social Effects of Informatization
Olga Nikolaevna VERSHINSKAYA

The article illustrates experience of European cooperation under COST Actions – research, in which an important role is attached to examining social effects of informatization. Characteristics of cross-disciplinary projects deployed due to this initiative is given. Both theoretical research of European scientists and their empiric findings confirm the need to examine hardware not only as a tangible object, but as the node in the network of social relations and interactions in the Man-Machine System. This is the purpose of future research.
Keywords: cooperation in science and technology, COST Actions, social affects of ICT development, the Institute of Social and Economic Studies of Population at the Russian Academy of Sciences, ICT domestication, e-actors.