“There’s no solution that’s going to come from the central government in any of this. It’s going to be us, as a species, rethinking who we are, reworking who we are, replanning who we are and then rippling that out across the whole sets of relationships that we have.”
Geoffrey C. Bowker is Professor at the School of Information and Computer Science, University of California at Irvine, where he directs a laboratory for Values in the Design of Information Systems and Technology. Bowker’s books include Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences (1999, authored together with Susan Leigh Star) and Memory Practices in the Sciences (2005), both published by the MIT Press.
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