Author Archives: Janaki Srinivasan

Welcome to I181: Technology & Poverty

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-12.30 Place: 210 South Hall Instructors: Janaki Srinivasan & Neha Kumar In this course, we encourage students to examine the interplay between technological systems, economic activities, social structures and practices in the lives of ‘the poor.’ Our goal … Continue reading

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Lecture 6, 6/7

In this lecture, we will talk about digital technologies and the production of social inequality in their design and use. Our guest speaker, Christo Sims, will discuss these themes in the context of his research in a new public school … Continue reading

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Lecture 1, 5/22

In this introductory class, we will lay out some of the important themes and concepts of this course. We will focus on discussions about the role of technology in poverty alleviation, examining the ways in which these discussions have changed … Continue reading

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