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Caring for the "next billion" mobile handsets

Lara Houston, Steven J. Jackson
2016 Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development - ICTD '16  
In this paper we ask how the concept of care might be generatively extended to the 'lives' of the "next billion" mobile handsets.  ...  technicians in informal repair shops circumvent the proprietary closures that limit their work.  ...  We repurpose this phrase to talk about the next billion mobile handsets that will feed this emerging market.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2909609.2909658 dblp:conf/ictd/HoustonJ16 fatcat:v7vyols3wrfvpfpwv5fuvghhum

Troubled worlds: Bringing bodies and the environment into computing research, practice, and pedagogy

Megan Finn, Daniela Rosner
2019 iConference 2019 Proceedings   unpublished
We frame three research opportunities for information studies: techno-socialenvironmental care ethics, governance of computing resources, and designing with the environment.  ...  This blue sky proposal argues that next-generation students, educators, and scholars of information studies have a critical opportunity to remake the field by breaking down technology-social-environment  ...  "Caring for the next billion mobile handsets: opening proprietary closures through the work of repair" In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies  ... 
doi:10.21900/iconf.2019.103137 fatcat:wa3kr5oevzg2xpleyq2cvq74am