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The Circuit Riders Respond: Conventions of Coordination as Movements React to Markets

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows how competition among groups shapes moral markets. It explains how the Circuit Riders engaged with the new dominant actor in nonprofit technology assistance, NPower. Through ... More


Digital Inclusion in the Global South: Work Globally, Act Locally

Betsy Beaumon

in Accessible Technology and the Developing World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198846413
eISBN:
9780191881572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846413.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Systems Analysis and Design

How can the next generation of digital products and servces best serve individuals with disabilities in the Global South? Local advocates, content, and tool developers can leverage global digital ... More


The Open-Source Model: Versioning Literature and Culture

David S. Roh

in Illegal Literature: Toward a Disruptive Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695751
eISBN:
9781452953670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695751.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In chapter 3, Roh shifts focus to distribution networks and how they facilitate dialogic activity on intratextual and intertextual scales. The advent of decentralized networks complicates the ... More


Technology Is Something to Make the World a Better Place

Tim O’Reilly and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, Tim O’Reilly begins by explaining why change is natural and good and how we have to be open to the future. Later he discusses how the logic that makes things work is related to ... More


Extreme DIY for Interdependence

A. Whitney Sanford

in Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores how intentional communities strive for interdependence or regional self-sufficiency in areas such as transportation, building, and food. These communities link themselves to ... More


Conclusion

Murphy Halliburton

in India and the Patent Wars: Pharmaceuticals in the New Intellectual Property Regime

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713460
eISBN:
9781501713972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713460.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion reiterates the problems with analyzing this new constellation of power and of predicting its outcomes. Certain effective provisions are highlighted such as Section 3d of India’s new ... More


Hacker Ethics and Christian Vision

Antonio Spadaro

in Cybertheology: Thinking Christianity in the Era of the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256990
eISBN:
9780823261451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256990.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, the author gives an overview of hacker ethics and associates these with cybertheology through tracing their development and using the works of those who have written on hacker ... More


The Rebirth of the Author: New Life in Legal and Economic Circuits

Sophia Roosth

in Synthetic: How Life Got Made

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226440323
eISBN:
9780226440637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226440637.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3, “The Rebirth of the Author,” turns to how novel bioengineered organisms mirror synthetic biologists’ arguments about how such creatures should be exchanged. It shows that ideas about ... More


The Internet of Things You Don’t Own

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The smart devices that make up the Internet of Things induce consumers to cede control over the products they buy. Devices like smartphones offer real benefits, but combined with embedded software, ... More


Exploring Organization through Contributions: Using Activity Theory for the Study of Contemporary Digital Labour Practices

Rozas David and Huckle Steven

in Research Methods for Digital Work and Organization: Investigating Distributed, Multi-Modal, and Mobile Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198860679
eISBN:
9780191892677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860679.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter focuses on peer-production as a form of collaborative digital work, closely allied to crowdsourcing and other contemporary working practices that are mediated by digital platforms. Such ... More


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