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The Data Center as Technological Wilderness

  title={The Data Center as Technological Wilderness},
  author={Alexander Taylor},
  journal={Culture Machine},
2 Citations

Platform capitalism and cloud infrastructure: Theorizing a hyper-scalable computing regime

  • Devika Narayan
  • Computer Science
    Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space
  • 2022
Cloud computing arrangements are established as setting the foundational sociotechnical infrastructure that drives rapid expansion and advancement on expansion and hyper-scalability.

Future‐proof: bunkered data centres and the selling of ultra‐secure cloud storage

  • A.R.E. Taylor
  • Computer Science
    Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
  • 2021
This essay explores how data centre professionals work with the imaginative properties of the bunker toure data as an object to be securitized and provides a conceptual opening onto the entangled imperatives of security and marketing that drive the commercial data storage industry.



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Justice for Data Janitors

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The Six Extinctions: Visualizing Planetary Ecological Crisis Today

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Haunted Data

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