Random connections and ramblings…

The readings from the last two weeks have reminded me of a number of other things I have read outside of this class. In particular women’s role and place in technology, robotics and the sciences. Lucy Suchman’s writings surrounding the expectation of machines to obscure labor, much in the way that traditional women’s work (emotional and domestic) are obscured and rendered economically invaluable resonates with the ways in which emotional fieldwork is obscured and often unacknowledged.  Katherine Hale’s post-humanist work also resonates as well as Ursula Franklin’s.

Additionally, what it means to be a credible witness in regard to women and technology. It calls to mind the Haraway’s discussion of the Modest Witness and beckons a comparison to women as immodest witnesses.

Queering “natural” spaces, such as the field…


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