August 11, 2016 / Reading time: ~1 minute
When computers entered rural schools, for instance, guess who held the mouse? Upper-caste boys. Technology wasn’t an intrinsic leveler or a bulldozer to archaic structures: It just gave people new, improved tools to be lovely or horrible to each other in all the old ways.
Taking a Tire Iron to Techie Triumphalism, NYT Book Review of Kentaro Toyama’s Geek Heresy. References—I think—this paper (PDF) in 2006.