CI Studies Bibliography – Internet (and other ICT)

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ToC rev. 29 May 2022

This section of the bibliography includes works related primarily to the internet. However, it also includes works related to information communication technologies (ICT) broadly conceived, including organizational communication technologies, intranets, etc. (There is some overlap with works tagged “Information & IT”.)

Schober, Regina. Spider Web, Labyrinth, Tightrope Walk: Networks in US American Literature and Culture. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. Cite
Laser, Stefan, Anne Pasek, Estrid Sørensen, Mél Hogan, Mace Ojala, Jens Fehrenbacher, Maximilian Gregor Hepach, Leman Çelik, and Koushik Ravi Kumar. “The Environmental Footprint of Social Media Hosting: Tinkering with Mastodon.” European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) (blog), 2022. Cite
Volmar, Axel, and Kyle Stine. Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time. Essays on Hardwired Temporalities. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2021. Cite
Thorat, Dhanashree. “Modalities of Data Colonialism and South Asian Hashtag Publics.” Feminist Media Studies 21, no. 1 (2021): 151–53. Cite
Borgman, Christine L. “Whose Text, Whose Mining, and to Whose Benefit?” Quantitative Science Studies 1, no. 3 (2020): 993–1000. Cite
Gollihue, Krystin, and Mai Nou Xiong-Gum. “Dataweaving: Textiles as Data Materialization.” Kairos 25, no. 1 (2020). Cite
McIlwain, Charlton D. Black Software: The Internet and Racial Justice, from the AfroNet to Black Lives Matter. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2020. Cite
Nobel, Safiya Umoja. “The Loss of Public Goods To Big Tech.” NOEMA, 2020. Cite
Couldry, Nick, and Ulises A. Mejias. “Data Colonialism: Rethinking Big Data’s Relation to the Contemporary Subject.” Television & New Media 20, no. 4 (2019): 336–49. Cite
Thorat, Dhanashree. “Colonial Topographies of Internet Infrastructure: The Sedimented and Linked Networks of the Telegraph and Submarine Fiber Optic Internet.” South Asian Review 40, no. 3 (2019): 252–67. Cite
Shah, Nishant. “Digital Humanities on the Ground: Post-Access Politics and the Second Wave of Digital Humanities.” South Asian Review 40, no. 3 (2019): 155–73. Cite
Lovink, Geert. “Media Network Paradigm: Three Architectures.” In Sad by Design: On Platform Nihilism, 61–76. London: Pluto Press, 2019. Cite
Brock, André L. Distributed Blackness: African American Cybercultures. Critical Cultural Communication. New York: New York University Press, 2019. Cite
Amrute, Sareeta. “Tech Colonialism Today.” Presented at the EPIC2019, 2019. Cite
Benjamin, Ruha. Race after Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code. Medford, MA: Polity, 2019. Cite
Pasek, Anne. “Managing Carbon and Data Flows: Fungible Forms of Mediation in the Cloud.” Culture Machine, no. 18 (2019). Cite
Taylor, A. R. E. “The Data Center as Technological Wilderness.” Culture Machine, 2019. Cite
Steinberg, Marc. The Platform Economy: How Japan Transformed the Consumer Internet. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Cite
Gehl, Robert, and Fenwick McKelvey. “Bugging out: Darknets as Parasites of Large-Scale Media Objects.” Media, Culture & Society 41, no. 2 (2019): 219–35. Cite
Plantin, Jean-Christophe, and Aswin Punathambekar. “Digital Media Infrastructures: Pipes, Platforms, and Politics.” Media, Culture & Society 41, no. 2 (2019): 163–74. Cite
Nieborg, David B, and Anne Helmond. “The Political Economy of Facebook’s Platformization in the Mobile Ecosystem: Facebook Messenger as a Platform Instance.” Media, Culture & Society 41, no. 2 (2019): 196–218. Cite
Brügger, Niels. The Archived Web: Doing History in the Digital Age. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2018. Cite
Sørensen, Estrid, and Laura Kocksch. “Data Centres, Data Owners, Data Lakes - Infrastructures and Flow in Science & Technology Studies.” Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS), 2018. Cite
Noble, Safiya Umoja. Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism. New York: New York University Press, 2018. Cite
Gray, Jonathan. “Three Aspects of Data Worlds.” Krisis 2018, no. 1 (2018): 4–13. Cite
Dijck, José van, Thomas Poell, and Martijn de Waal. The Platform Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Cite
Mattern. “Local Codes: Forms of Spatial Knowledge.” Public Knowledge, 2018. Cite
Fidler, Bradley, and Andrew L. Russell. “Financial and Administrative Infrastructure for the Early Internet: Network Maintenance at the Defense Information Systems Agency.” Technology and Culture 59, no. 4 (2018): 899–924. Cite
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). “WAI-ARIA Overview.” W3C WAI, 2018. Cite
W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). “Introduction to Web Accessibility.” W3C WAI, 2018. Cite
Crawford, Kate, and Vladan Joler. “Anatomy of an AI: The Amazon Echo as an Anatomical Map of Human Labor, Data and Planetary Resources,” 2018. Cite
Dourish, Paul. The Stuff of Bits: An Essay on the Materialities of Information. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2017. Cite
Duarte, Marisa Elena. Network Sovereignty: Building the Internet across Indian Country. Indigenous Confluences. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. Cite
Rogers, Kaleigh. “Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit’s Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet.” Motherboard (blog), 2017. Cite
Bornstein, Aaron M. “Are Algorithms Building the New Infrastructure of Racism?” Nautilus, no. December 21, 2017 (2017). Cite
Drulhe, Louise. “Critical Atlas of Internet,” 2016. Cite
Bratton, Benjamin H. The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty. MIT Press, 2016. Cite
Burrington, Ingrid. Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure. Brooklyn: Melville House, 2016. Cite
Rossiter, Ned. Software, Infrastructure, Labor: A Media Theory of Logistical Nightmares. New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2016. Cite
Wasmuht, Corinne. “Corinne Wasmuht Exhibition: ‘Selected Works.’”, 2016. Cite
Jaeger, Paul T. “Disability, Human Rights, and Social Justice: The Ongoing Struggle for Online Accessibility and Equality.” First Monday 20, no. 9 (September 10, 2015). Cite
Borgman, Christine L. Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the Networked World. MIT Press, 2015. Cite
Starosielski, Nicole. The Undersea Network. Sign, Storage, Transmission. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. Cite
Parks, Lisa. “Stuff You Can Kick: Toward a Theory of Media Infrastructures.” In Between Humanities and the Digital, 355–73. MIT Press, 2015. Cite
Starosielski, Nicole. “Fixed Flow: Undersea Cables as Media Infrastructure.” In Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures, 53–70. The Geopolitics of Information. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Cite
Dourish, Paul. “Protocols, Packets, and Proximity: The Materiality of Internet Routing.” In Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures, 183–204. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Cite
Hu, Tung-Hui. A Prehistory of the Cloud. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2015. Cite
Harris, Sarah. “Service Providers as Digital Media Infrastructure: Turkey’s Cybercafe Operators.” In Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Cite
Parks, Lisa. “Water, Energy, Access: Materializing the Internet in Rural Zambia.” In Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructure, 115–36. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Cite