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Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Engineered Landscape of Bali
For the Balinese, the whole of nature is a perpetual resource: through centuries of carefully directed labor by generations of farmers, the engineered landscape of the island's rice terraces hasExpand
Social Anthropology of Technology
At the onset of the 20th century, anthropologists such as Balfour, Marett, and Haddon could readily identify three spheres of strength in anthropological research: material culture, socialExpand
Microcomputer applications in qualitative research
Introduction Technology in Qualitative Research An Overview Field Notes Strategies for the Storage and Retrieval of Textual Data Automatic Data Analysis Knowledge-Based Strategies
The Political Construction of Defensive Nationalism: The 1968 Temple-Entry Crisis in Northern Sri Lanka
Les manifestations de 1968 devant le temple hindouiste de Maviddapuram, pres de Jaffna, ont revele le profond clivage existant au sein de la communaute tamoul entre les castes superieures (Vellalars)Expand
Technological Dramas
This article examines the technological construction of political power, as well as resistance to political power, by means of an "ideal-typical" model called a technolog ical drama. In technologicalExpand
Linux
"A Standing Wave in the Web of Our Communications": Usenet and the Socio-Technical Construction of Cyberspace Values
TLDR
Usenet is a logical network that employs the Internet and other physical networks as transport mechanisms. Expand
THE SOCIAL MEANING OF THE PERSONAL COMPUTER: OR, WHY THE PERSONAL COMPUTER REVOLUTION WAS NO REVOLUTION
This essay presents a processual model of thepersonal computing movement that depicts the PC's birth within the context of complex and often contradictory social strategies, each of which used theExpand
Why open content matters
Knowledge must forever govern ignorance, and a people who would be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives. Popular government, without popular information, orExpand
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