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Social Text (2012) 30 (2 (111)): 99–119.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Robert W. Gehl This paper argues that the failure of MySpace and the rise of Facebook in the social networking site market is due in part to the degrees in which either site associates users, technology, and marketers into a successful “real software abstraction.” Real software abstraction...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (2 (63)): 33–58.
Published: 01 June 2000
..., enjoyed and exploited, free labor on the Net includes the activity of building Web sites, modifying software packages, reading and participating in mailing lists, and building virtual spaces on MUDs and MOOs. Far from being an Social Text 63, Vol. 18...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 49–64.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Ron Eglash Duke University Press 2002 Allis, Sam. 1991 . Kicking the nerd syndrome. Time , 25 March, 65 -66. Amsden, A., and J. Clark. 1999 . Software entrepreneurship among the urban poor: Could Bill Gates have succeeded if he were black?... or impoverished? In High technology...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): np.
Published: 01 June 2002
... is the author of African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous Design (Rutgers University Press, 1999). His anthology Appropriating Technology: Vernacular Science and Social Power is forthcoming from the University of Minnesota Press. His educational software for culturally based mathematics learning...
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Social Text (2018) 36 (1 (134)): 131–143.
Published: 01 March 2018
... writing session where participants produce a text in three to five days. This process borrows facilitation techniques from agile software development and unconference methodology to enable experts to write book-length texts with no advance planning, using a loose framing and then collectively determining...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (3 (144)): 55–82.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of in/accessibility, I argue, extends from hardware to software, from new media to the projects that use new media as a platform to represent and grapple with the politics of alternative Palestinian geographies. These limitations of form therefore impact the politics and content of digital imaginings of Palestinian...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 21–47.
Published: 01 June 2002
... a broader understanding of technology, and to include not only those thought to create revolutions (e. g., information technologies), but also those with which people come in contact in their daily lives. For when we limit discussions about technology simply to computer hardware and software...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (4 (77)): 69–97.
Published: 01 December 2003
... behind Vinny Smith, chairman and CEO of Quest Software, with a net worth of $293.8 million; P-Diddy, whose personal fortune came in at a cool $293.7 million, ranked ahead of such luminaries as actress Julia Roberts, the golf wunderkind Tiger Woods, and a slew of technology and software tycoons.18...
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Social Text (2023) 41 (3 (156)): 35–55.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of excitations from the parts of the stimulating diagram.” 8 Hebb's theory of perceptual learning enabled computer vision researchers to construct what they called cell assemblies from simulated neurons (simulated by customized hardware or in software) that simultaneously addressed responses to patterns...
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Social Text (2004) 22 (2 (79)): 13–35.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., at sites such as “new economy” private-sector software workplaces; some law firms that deal with questions of intellectual property, public interest, or constitutional and international law; research universities and indepen- dent research...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Goldsmith and Tim Wu contend, national governments have come to assert greater degrees of control over the management of the Net. Although control over particular manifestations of the Web has not always been possible — ­especially with the development of software applications like...
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Social Text (2002) 20 (2 (71)): 125–146.
Published: 01 June 2002
... here is a virtual hierarchy organizing my computer’s software operations. Given the nature of my subject matter, it might not be surprising that I am per- petually taken aback by the programmed boot-up language informing me that my access to the cyber frontier indeed is predicated upon a digitally...
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Social Text (2003) 21 (1 (74)): 83–109.
Published: 01 March 2003
... parent groups and through libraries around the coun- try. The list is also available on the Web.10 Refined consumer-grade image software and the introduction of the Web transformed access to listings by making the ever-changing database...
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Social Text (2001) 19 (1 (66)): 19–44.
Published: 01 March 2001
... for the more difficult task of social analysis.40 Chopra’s “Wellness Program on Interactive CD-ROM,” entitled The Wisdom Within, was released by Randomsoft (a division of the publisher Random House). The software unveils...
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Social Text (2020) 38 (1 (142)): 39–66.
Published: 01 March 2020
... approaches from the culture of coding: when a software application has some sort of problem, developers don’t start over from scratch; they find the bug, fix the specific issue, and move on to the next crash or fail that needs a fix. Life hacking, like code hacking, isn’t focused on overhauling the system...
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Social Text (2010) 28 (1 (102)): 1–12.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of these for- merly separate and specific recording-related phenomena/practices/modes of production and consumption. At the same time, new opportunities emerge — for small software developers, for musicians, and so on. But the many different recording-related functionalities of the iPhone...
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Social Text (2005) 23 (2 (83)): 95–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
... more and more shot through with “pervasive” or “ubiquitous” or “con- text-aware” computing and information systems. Research and develop- ment of ubiquitous computing (ubicomp) focus on the coordination of sensors, software agents...
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Social Text (2022) 40 (4 (153)): 1–16.
Published: 01 December 2022
... discussion of infrastructure is necessarily a “categorical act.” He uses the example of the entangled relations between electricity and computers (each of which could be said to be infrastructural to the other), as well as software protocols and the educational and cultural competence needed to operate...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (4 (65)): 117–133.
Published: 01 December 2000
... users of programming do not alter costs after purchase; a software bundle may have uses unknown to the user before purchase and after expiration.16 These are issues for corporate profitability. But the deeper question is whether these technologies express a more...
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Social Text (2016) 34 (2 (127)): 89–107.
Published: 01 June 2016
... everyone has a phone but not everyone has a smartphone, especially in the slums. 36 What software developers call multiple data streams, the artists in Urban Mirror call a “media mix,” and this mix was a big part of what drew them to the platform, for it allowed them to maximize the social element...
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