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A Brief Introduction to Decolonial Computing

Ali, Syed Mustafa (2016). A Brief Introduction to Decolonial Computing. XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students, 22(4) pp. 16–21.

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Does computing need to be decolonized, and if so, how should such decolonization be effected? This short essay introduces a recent proposal at the fringes of computing, which attempts to engage these and other related questions.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2016 The Author
ISSN: 1528-4980
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 46718
Depositing User: Mustafa Ali
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2016 15:54
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 15:32
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