Indigenous australians in the information age: exploring issues of neutrality in information technology

@inproceedings{Dyson2003IndigenousAI,
  title={Indigenous australians in the information age: exploring issues of neutrality in information technology},
  author={Laurel Evelyn Dyson},
  booktitle={ECIS},
  year={2003}
}
Information Technology is not a neutral tool but a medium which embodies the values of the civilization which produced it. This could have serious implications for Indigenous Australians as they adopt the new technologies and move into the Information Age. Computer use is certainly low amongst Indigenous Australians, but a review of the existing literature shows no evidence of rejection of the technology on the grounds of its ideological bias. Instead, there appears to be an overwhelmingly… CONTINUE READING

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