More Zeros and Ones

Digital Technology, Maintenance and Equity in Aotearoa New Zealand

More Zeros and Ones
Anna Pendergrast, Kelly Pendergrast
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Many of today' s digital technologies inadvertently amplify the power structures and prejudices of wider society. By examining the way digital tools and platforms are designed, built, and maintained, this BWB Text aims to identify where and what we can do better for everyone in Aotearoa. Following on from the success of ' Shouting Zeros and Ones' (BWB Texts), this fresh collection includes writers with specific expertise in applying topics such as environmental science, law and Te Tiriti o Waitangi to recent developments in technology. ' More Zeros and Ones' continues the exploration of emerging issues for digital technology and society in Aotearoa New Zealand. Contributors include Dr Nessa Lynch, Amber Craig, Hiria Te Rangi, Dr Sarah Bickerton, Sarah Pritchett, Hannah Blumhardt, Dr Paul Smith, Professor Graeme Austin, Siobhan McCarthy, Dr Karaitiana Taiuru, Dr Andrew Chen, Dr Karly Burch, Dr Moana Nepia, Nicholas Jones, Dr Marama Muru-Lanning, Dr Henry Williams, Mira O' Connor and Professor Anna Brown.
Anna Pendergrast is a Wellington-based analyst and writer and co-founder (with Kelly Pendergrast) of Antistatic, a research and communications consultancy aiming to bring clarity to complex issues around technology and the environment. Before co-founding Antistatic, she worked as a policy and strategy advisor for the New Zealand public service. - Kelly Pendergrast is a New Zealand writer and researcher living in San Francisco, and is the co-founder (with Anna Pendergrast) of Antistatic. Alongside her work with Antistatic, Kelly' s writing on the aesthetics and politics of technology appears in numerous outlets in the US, New Zealand, and Europe. Previously, Kelly led communications for an environmental nonprofit and was board president of Artists' Television Access, one of San Francisco' s longest running experimental media organisations.