Technology for feminist creativity and care

Posted Mon 22 Oct 2018 - 06:49 | 13,621 views

This bilingual edition is born of many conversations and moments at the two camps held in parallel in August this year (2018) at Dhulikhel, Nepal - the Take back the Tech! meet and the Feminist Tech Exchange.

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Through the Memory Lane: Internet’s Various Stages And How It Enabled Women’s Participation

Posted Mon 3 Jul 2023 - 08:53 | 229 views

Since its advent, the internet has taken various forms and has gone through different phases to become what it is today. The evolution of the internet has not yet stopped, with new technology rapidly advancing. However, women's contribution and the kind of access they have is often overlooked in this conversation. This article explores how women have participated in making the internet and…

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Feminist Infrastructure: The Creation of What Sustains Us

Posted Mon 26 Jun 2023 - 01:34 | 311 views

Our perspectives and conditions of access, use and development of technologies are deeply rooted in the ways patriarchy, capitalism and colonialism are embedded in our daily lives. This article maps pioneering feminist infrastructure experiences that allow us to explore new horizons of political action.

A woman holding a puzzle piece and placing it on a mobile phone screen

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Learning digital security as a “non-techie”

Posted Thu 30 Sep 2021 - 18:53 | 5,138 views

This article expresses personal experience of navigating the digital space and learning about digital security in a world filled with neurotypical upper caste people in authority.

Barbara Paes with young women in a workshop

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Bárbara Paes on Black feminist cyberactivists in Brazil and the neoliberalism of "women in tech"

Posted Tue 10 Nov 2020 - 11:36 | 4,659 views

Ani Hao interviews Bárbara Paes, a young Brazilian feminist, co-founder of Minas Programam. In this conversation they delve into Black feminist activism in Brazil, feminism funding and the co-optation of gender issues in technology spaces.

two squirrels observe a data centre in a field

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Webcomic: The Internet's Footprint | Part 3

Posted Tue 10 Nov 2020 - 10:35 | 4,865 views

In the third part of the webcomic "The footprint of the Internet", Nadège tells us how green washing hides the complex intersections between technologies, territory and capitalism. But the resistance and self-determination of communities persists...

Learning how to care: a more mindful relationship with digital technologies

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Webcomic: The Internet’s Footprint | Part 2

Posted Tue 13 Oct 2020 - 18:07 | 9,532 views

Inhabiting internet causes a huge footprint on land, nature and bodies. An impact that can be violent and abusive. But we can learn how to create a more attentive and sensitive relationship with digital technologies.

Internet has a big footprint

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Webcomic: The Internet's Footprint

Posted Fri 24 Jul 2020 - 14:03 | 8,570 views

We often hear that the internet is a cloud. But the internet has a big footprint. With this first release we start a reflective webcomic series around internet's infrastructure from a feminist technopolitical perspective.

Abstract srawing with people and buildings

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Machín 2 Machín (II): A critical feminist and psychosocial perspective on new digital networks

Posted Mon 10 Aug 2020 - 17:33 | 10,929 views

In the second part of their article, Loreto Bravo and Peter Bloom alert us to the dangers of a romanticization of technologies and develop a psychosocial and feminist approach as a tool to face the new wave of hyperconnectivity that is announced with 5G.

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A technopolitical approach to online gender-based violence

Posted Tue 26 Jun 2018 - 00:45 | 15,646 views

Technology is not gender neutral and this article shows how social media companies and tech corporations play a role in perpetuating online gender-based violence. What we need is a critical examination of the tools available and their underlying techno-politics so we can create community alternatives for feminist communication.