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Ep. 2 – Heteromation (Ekbia and Nardi 2014)

“Our aim in introducing the concept of “heteromation” is … to make visible the contributions of those whose labor is not acknowledged, rewarded, and conceptualized in discussions of technology or economy.”

Today’s paper: Ekbia & Nardi (2014), ‘Heteromation and its (dis)contents: The invisible division of labour between humans and machines’, First Monday, vol. 19, no. 6.

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