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Speaker: Christina Dunbar-Hester. March 5th, 2021, 1PM EST.

“I Was Trying to Drag People Into Caring”: Governance, Diversity, and Controversy in Open Technology Projects. In recent years, conflicts over values and practices have emerged in hacking and free/libre and open source (FLOSS) communities, centering around diversity and inclusion. This talk presents ethnographic research on feminist hacking and “diversity” efforts in mainstream hacking, which …

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Speaker: Elinor Carmi, Feb 3 @ 12PM EST

Organized by the Algorithmic Media Observatory, Concordia¬†University and co-sponsored by the Infoscape Research Lab and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS) Western University. Elinor Carmi is a digital rights advocate, feminist, researcher and journalist who has been working, writing and teaching on deviant media, internet standards, (cyber)feminism, sound studies and internet governance. Her …

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