"assistive technology"

Piracy and the Impaired Cyborg: Assistive Technologies, Accessibility, and Access

This paper examines software piracy in the Global South from an accessibility lens, using the bio-technical metaphor of the cyborg. Drawing on qualitative interviews with people with visual impairment (VI) from India and Peru, the paper interrogates …

Assistive Technologies and Autonomy in a Cyborg World

This note discusses the use of cyborg theory to study assistive technology (AT) use by people with visual impairment (VI) in development contexts. We argue that the deep intimate interconnections that people form with their AT, while allowing them to …