By Eden Medina, Ivan da Costa Marques, Christina Holmes, Marcos Cueto
Author note: ahead by way of Marcos Cueto
Studies not easy the concept expertise and technology movement in simple terms from worldwide North to South.
The essays during this quantity examine the construction, version, and use of technological know-how and know-how in Latin the USA. They problem the view that clinical principles and expertise trip unchanged from the worldwide North to the worldwide Sout -- -the view of expertise as "imported magic." They describe not just trade pathways for innovation, invention, and discovery but in addition how principles and applied sciences circulation in Latin American contexts and transnationally. The contributors' explorations of those matters, and their exam of particular Latin American stories with technological know-how and expertise, provide a broader, extra nuanced figuring out of the way technological know-how, know-how, politics, and gear engage long ago and present.
The essays during this publication use equipment from historical past and the social sciences to enquire types of neighborhood construction and use of applied sciences; the movement of principles, humans, and artifacts in neighborhood and worldwide networks; and hybrid applied sciences and different types of wisdom creation. They handle such issues because the paintings of lady forensic geneticists in Colombia; the pioneering Argentinean use of fingerprinting expertise within the overdue 19th century; the layout, use, and which means of the XO Laptops created and disbursed by means of the only desktop consistent with baby application; and the advance of nuclear strength in Argentina, Mexico, and Chile.
Contributors: Pedro Ignacio Alonso, Morgan G. Ames, Javiera Barandiaran, Joao Biehl, Anita Say Chan, Amy Cox corridor, Henrique Cukierman, Ana Delgado, Rafael Dias, Adriana Diaz del Castillo H., Mariano Fressoli, Jonathan Hagood, Christina Holmes, Matthieu Hubert, Noela Invernizzi, Michael Lemon, Ivan da Costa Marques, Gisela Mateos, Eden Medina, Maria Fernanda Olarte Sierra, Hugo Palmarola, Tania Perez-Bustos, Julia Rodriguez, Israel Rodriguez-Giralt, Edna Suarez Diaz, Hernan Thomas, Manuel Tironi, Dominique Vinck"