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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 511–516.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Gabriella Coleman This article examines some of the attributes that mark geek and hacker politics as distinct from other domains of digitally based activism and offers an introductory framework to assess their political significance. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 ...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 51–77.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., a network that received enthusiastic international press in the spring of 2012 ( McGrane 2012 ). Differences in the coordination and mechanics of repair sustain the organizers’ goals for repair work and the formulation of gender and geek identity (see Dunbar-Hester 2008 ). My interest in these events...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 25–50.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of their work objects and products in more than one way, it may be unhelpful to insist on a strict analytical demarcation between hardware as work object and politics or social relations as work object. Christopher M. Kelty argues that free software geeks imagine their social existence through technical...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 September 2005
... University Press. Jones, Gerard. 2004. Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book. New York: Basic Books. Katz, Cindi. 2004. Growing Up Global: Economic Restructuring and Children’s Everyday...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 185–192.
Published: 01 January 2015
... builds celebrity (as in Marwick’s essay) and at least three different ways that techno-geeks across history built networks of influence (as in Turner and Larson’s piece). By inserting individual examples into larger arguments, the authors demonstrate the aptness of the selected cases...
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Public Culture (2015) 27 (1 (75)): 53–84.
Published: 01 January 2015
... their names and panel ideas on a floor-to-ceiling foam board on the first day. One female attendee wryly described this as “male alpha geeks running at the wall with Sharpies, trying to stab each other” ( Anonymous 2013 ) (see fig. 5 ). Figure 5 Proposing panel topics at Friends of O’Reilly (FOO) Camp...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 191–206.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of these spaces continue to aggressively perpetuate extreme stereotypes—in both words and images—that reinforce the hegemonic norms of white, straight, geek masculinity, which have long dominated Internet culture. From the perspective of technologically literate white men in developed countries, the Internet has...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (3 (83)): 539–562.
Published: 01 September 2017
... . Milberry Kate . 2009 . “ Geeks and Global Justice: Another (Cyber) World Is Possible .” PhD diss. , Simon Fraser University . Morell Mayo Fuster . 2012 . “ The Free Culture and 15M Movements in Spain: Composition, Social Networks, and Synergies .” Social Movement Studies 11 , nos. 3...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 343–376.
Published: 01 May 2009
... by the Internet. In her view, people worldwide could discuss tactics of resistance in online forums and build support for their causes through e-mail in ways previously unimaginable. Another panelist, Victor Marsh — a Princeton University graduate student who referred to himself as “an international geek...