Category: Papers & Talks
Edited by Lara Houston, Daniela K. Rosner, Steven J. Jackson and Continent. Like all collaborative endeavors, bringing together an edited collection is about fixing as much as gathering…
The politics and aesthetics of inventive infrastructures of repair
Care – maintenance, repair and mending in a time of post-industrialism
Caring for the “next billion” mobile handsets: opening proprietary closures through the work of repair
Unsettled repair tools: The death of the J.A.F. Box
Temporalities of repair work: the ‘lives’ of mobile phones in downtown Kampala, Uganda
‘Original’ and ‘Chinese’ mobile phones: how categorisation work performed in the repair workshops of Kampala suggests new directions for ‘postcolonial computing’.
Mobile phone repair networks in Kampala, Uganda: the role of “geeks and hackers”.
Hacking and repair? The role of ‘hackers’ and ‘users’ in Kampalan mobile phone repair networks.