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Discarded ontologies
Blanca Callén Lancaster University, Email: bcallenm@gmail.com Behind the images and narratives of progress, effectiveness and innovation of electronics that make us believe in dematerialized technology without consequences (Gabrys, 2011:57), there is something dirty and 'forgettable' (Hird, forthcoming). That is electronic waste (e-waste). Over the past November and December, I followed a group of informal waste…