Dr. T. T. Sreekumar’s research provides insight into the cultural dimesion of mobile technologies in rural India

Dr. T. T. Sreekumar conducted a study on the use of mobile phones by fishermen in Kerala, India, and found that mobile technologies had amplified the deeply ingrained impulse toward cooperation in their culture and enabled new modes of cooperation as well. The research report has recently been published in Information Society.

For more information about the research paper, please see http://ecology-conservation-environment.verticalnews.com/articles/5601266.html

And here are some photos taken during the field trip courtesy of Dr. T. T. Sreekumar.

Fish vendors

Fish workers

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