Dawn Nafus

Intel Labs


The Ethnomathematics of Algorithms

Inspired by recent postings by Tarleton Gillespie and C.W. Anderson,  I wanted to chime in with my own take on the material and political aspects of algorithms. I’ve been mulling this over in my work with sensor enthusiasts, both in the Quantified Self movement and in open data communities like Cosm (formerly Pachube). This is […]

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A Response to “Engendering Change?”

I would like to thank Christine Dunbar-Hester and Gabriella Coleman for taking the time to read and comment on my recent piece in New Media and Society.  I suspect that all three of us would agree that gender and technology is never a “done deal,”  and that this is largely a good thing both politically […]

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