TechniColor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life
The cultural impact of new information and communication technologies has been a constant topic of debate, but questions of race and ethnicity remain a critical absence. TechniColor fills this gap by exploring the relationship between race and technology.From Indian H-1B Workers and Detroit techno music to karaoke and the Chicano interneta, TechniColor's specific case studies document the ways in which people of color actually use technology. The results rupture such racial stereotypes as Asian whiz-kids and Black and Latino techno-phobes, while fundamentally challenging many widely-held theoretical and political assumptions.
Incorporating a broader definition of technology and technological practices--to
Reviews for TechniColor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life
Richard King ,Washington State University "What is revealed? Powerful visions, future-fantasies that as science fiction writer Nalo Hopkinson would argue, “can make the impossible, possible"
Resource Center for CyberCulture Studies
"New York's South Asian cabbies probably had no idea they were straddling the