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Decolonizing Information Narratives: Entangled Apocalyptics, Algorithmic Racism and the Myths of History

Ali, Syed Mustafa (2017). Decolonizing Information Narratives: Entangled Apocalyptics, Algorithmic Racism and the Myths of History. In: Proceedings, 1(3), article no. 50.

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Abstract

In what follows, some contemporary narratives about ‘the information society’ are interrogated from critical race theoretical and decolonial perspectives with a view to constructing a ‘counter-narrative’ purporting to demonstrate the embeddedness of coloniality—that is, the persistent operation of colonial logics—in such discourses.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2017 The Authors
ISSN: 2504-3900
Extra Information: Presented at the IS4SI 2017 Summit DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY, Gothenburg, Sweden, 12–16 June 2017.
Keywords: narrative; information society; colonialism; decolonial thought; critical race theory; apocalyptic worldviews; algorithmics; history; Big Data; Internet of Things; ubiquitous computing
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 50235
Depositing User: Mustafa Ali
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2017 09:35
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2017 11:17
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/50235
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