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An exploration of the diverse experiments in digital futures as they advance far from the celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.In Networking Peripheries, Anita Chan shows how digital cultures flourish beyond Silicon Valley and other celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship The evolving digital cultures in the GlobaAn exploration of the diverse experiments in digital futures as they advance far from the celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.In Networking Peripheries, Anita Chan shows how digital cultures flourish beyond Silicon Valley and other celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship The evolving digital cultures in the Global South vividly demonstrate that there are ways than one to imagine what digital practice and global connection could look like To explore these alternative developments, Chan investigates the diverse initiatives being undertaken to network the nation in contemporary Peru, from attempts to promote the intellectual property of indigenous artisans to the national distribution of digital education technologies to open technology activism in rural and urban zones.Drawing on ethnographic accounts from government planners, regional free software advocates, traditional artisans, rural educators, and others, Chan demonstrates how such developments unsettle dominant conceptions of information classes and innovations zones Government efforts to turn rural artisans into a new creative class progress alongside technology activists efforts to promote indigenous rights through information tactics plans pressing for the state wide adoption of open source based technologies advance while the One Laptop Per Child initiative aims to network rural classrooms by distributing laptops As these cases show, the digital cultures and network politics emerging on the periphery do than replicate the technological future imagined as universal from the center.
  • Title: Networking Peripheries: Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism
  • Author: Anita Chan
  • ISBN: 9780262019712
  • Page: 283
  • Format: Hardcover

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Networking Peripheries: Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism By Anita Chan An exploration of the diverse experiments in digital futures as they advance far from the celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.In Networking Peripheries, Anita Chan shows how digital cultures flourish beyond Silicon Valley and other celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship The evolving digital cultures in the GlobaAn exploration of the diverse experiments in digital futures as they advance far from the celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship.In Networking Peripheries, Anita Chan shows how digital cultures flourish beyond Silicon Valley and other celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship The evolving digital cultures in the Global South vividly demonstrate that there are ways than one to imagine what digital practice and global connection could look like To explore these alternative developments, Chan investigates the diverse initiatives being undertaken to network the nation in contemporary Peru, from attempts to promote the intellectual property of indigenous artisans to the national distribution of digital education technologies to open technology activism in rural and urban zones.Drawing on ethnographic accounts from government planners, regional free software advocates, traditional artisans, rural educators, and others, Chan demonstrates how such developments unsettle dominant conceptions of information classes and innovations zones Government efforts to turn rural artisans into a new creative class progress alongside technology activists efforts to promote indigenous rights through information tactics plans pressing for the state wide adoption of open source based technologies advance while the One Laptop Per Child initiative aims to network rural classrooms by distributing laptops As these cases show, the digital cultures and network politics emerging on the periphery do than replicate the technological future imagined as universal from the center.

Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth Networking Peripheries reveals a Peru moving towards a dynamic and diverse future, in terms of both technology and culture Chan clearly has a high regard, and legitimate concern, for the people and organizations she has engaged with artisans, teachers, government officials, activists. Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism The MIT Press Kindle edition by Anita Say Chan Download it once and read it Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth Networking Peripheries is that rare book that captures the integration of the necessary particularity of life, and universalizing pressures of global technology, finance and politics It joins a growing body of scholarship that provides rich, well researched alternatives to the boring echo chamber of Internet punditry. Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth In Networking Peripheries, Anita Chan shows how digital cultures flourish beyond Silicon Valley and other celebrated centers of technological innovation and entrepreneurship The evolving digital cultures in the Global South vividly demonstrate that there are ways than one to imagine what digital practice and global connection could look like. Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth With Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism, Anita Say Chan Assistant Research Professor of Communications in the Department of Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign provides a novel contribution to this body of critical scholarship Focusing on traditional and indigenous craft workers as well as polyvocal networks of free libre open Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth May , Networking Peripheries Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism Gabrielle Hanley Mott on May , comments As and scholars are interested in information and communications technologies ICT roles in global development, theory has sluggishly followed practice.

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