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Tearing and forming : a conceptual history of clouds

  title={Tearing and forming : a conceptual history of clouds},
  author={P. Newell},
This thesis thinks deeply about what clouds mean to us, first through the identification of a paradigmatic ‘cloud concept’ that is brought into play by economists and engineers of the cloud computing industries, before moving to identify the historical interlocutors of this cloud concept within art, literature, poetry, theory and theatre and performance. The cloud computing industries are contributors to greenhouse gases, responsible for at least 2% of carbon emissions. The service-oriented… Expand


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