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Technicolor : race, technology, and everyday life

Author: Alondra Nelson; Thuy Linh N Tu; Alicia Headlam Hines
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2001]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores the relationship between race and technology. From Indian H-1B workers and Detroit techno music to karaoke and the Chicano interneta, this book uses case studies to document the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alondra Nelson; Thuy Linh N Tu; Alicia Headlam Hines
ISBN: 0814736033 9780814736036 0814736041 9780814736043
OCLC Number: 45708209
Description: viii, 205 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Beyond access: race, technology, community / Logan Hill --
"Their logic against them": contradictions in sex, race, and class in silicon valley / Karen J. Hossfeld --
Net-working: the online cultural entrepreneur / Andrew Ross interviews McLean Mashingaidze Greaves --
Temporary access: the Indian H-1B worker in the United States / Amitava Kumar --
Appropriating technology / Alondra Nelson and Thuy Linh N. Tu interview Vivek Bald --
"Take a little trip with me": lowriding and the poetics of scale / Ben Chappell --
Karaoke and the construction of identity / Casey Man Kong Lum --
Sound effects / Tricia Rose interview Beth Coleman --
Black secret technology: Detroit techno and the information age / Ben Williams --
Tales of an Asiatic geek girl: Slant from paper to pixels / Mimi Nguyen --
The virtual barrio @ the other frontier:(or the Chicano interneta) / Guillermo Gómez-Peña.
Responsibility: edited by Alondra Nelson and Thuy Linh N. Tu, with Alicia Headlam Hines.
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"New York's South Asian cabbies probably had no idea they were straddling the digital divide when they used their own CB channels to organize surprise strikes and demonstrations. But in Technicolor: Read more...

 
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