Disrupting Technological Privilege

  title={Disrupting Technological Privilege},
  author={Abigail De Kosnik},
  journal={Performance Research},
  pages={107 - 99}
The Silicon Valley ‘tech boom’ has led to large-scale gentrification in San Francisco, and mass evictions of longtime residents in favor of tech workers. From December 2013 to April 2014, a group of protesters called ‘Heart of the City’ staged several blockades of the free buses that ferry tech employees from San Francisco to the corporate campuses of Google, Apple, Yahoo, and other technology firms every weekday. In this paper, I argue that these buses, often collectively called ‘Google buses… 
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