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Internet-human infrastructures: Lessons from Havana's StreetNet

@article{Jacobs2020InternethumanIL,
  title={Internet-human infrastructures: Lessons from Havana's StreetNet},
  author={Abigail Z. Jacobs and Michaelanne Dye},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2004.12207}
}
We propose a mixed-methods approach to understanding the human infrastructure underlying StreetNet (SNET), a distributed, community-run intranet that serves as the primary 'Internet' in Havana, Cuba. We bridge ethnographic studies and the study of social networks and organizations to understand the way that power is embedded in the structure of Havana's SNET. By quantitatively and qualitatively unpacking the human infrastructure of SNET, this work reveals how distributed infrastructure… 

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