CI Studies Bibliography – Media Infrastructures

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ToC rev. 29 May 2022

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. https://www.easst.net/article/the-environmental-footprint-of-social-media-hosting-tinkering-with-mastodon/. Cite
Hockenberry, Matthew Curtis, Nicole Starosielski, and Susan Marjorie Zieger, eds. Assembly Codes: The Logistics of Media. Durham: Duke University Press, 2021. Cite
Volmar, Axel, and Kyle Stine. Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time. Essays on Hardwired Temporalities. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2021. https://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/50573. Cite
Volmar, Axel, and Kyle Stine. Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time. Essays on Hardwired Temporalities. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2021. Cite
Robertson, Craig. Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information. S.l.: University of Minnesota Press, 2021. Cite
Devine, Kyle, and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, eds. Audible Infrastructures: Music, Sound, Media. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2021. Cite
Mukherjee, Rahul. Radiant Infrastructures: Media, Environment, and Cultures of Uncertainty. Sign, Storage, Transmission. Durham: Duke University Press, 2020. Cite
Mullaney, Thomas S., Benjamin Peters, Mar Hicks, and Kavita Philip, eds. Your Computer Is on Fire. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2020. Cite
Gollihue, Krystin, and Mai Nou Xiong-Gum. “Dataweaving: Textiles as Data Materialization.” Kairos 25, no. 1 (2020). http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/25.1/disputatio/gollihue-xiong-gum/index.html. 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
Kil, Aleksandra. “Excavating Infrastructure in the Analog Humanities’ Lab: An Analysis of Claude Lévi-Strauss’s Laboratoire d’anthropologie Sociale.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 14, no. 3 (2020). http://digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/14/3/000468/000468.html. Cite
Peters, John Durham, Florian Sprenger, and Christina Vagt. Action at a Distance. In Search of Media. Minneapolis : Lüneburg, Germany: University of Minnesota Press ; Meson Press, 2020. Cite
&beyond, ed. Sonic Urbanism, 2019. http://theatrum-mundi.org/library/sonic-urbanism/. Cite
Culture Machine. “The Nature of Data Centers.” Culture Machine, March 23, 2019. https://culturemachine.net/vol-18-the-nature-of-data-centers/. Cite
Barnett, Tully. “Read in Browser: Reading Platforms, Frames, Interfaces, and Infrastructure.” Participations 16, no. 1 (2019). https://www.participations.org/16-01-15-barnett.pdf. 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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1527476418796632. 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02759527.2019.1599563. Cite
Lovink, Geert. “Media Network Paradigm: Three Architectures.” In Sad by Design: On Platform Nihilism, 61–76. London: Pluto Press, 2019. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvg8p6dv. Cite
Bogers, Loes, and Letizia Chiappini. The Critical Makers Reader: (Un)Learning Technology. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures, 2019. https://networkcultures.org/blog/publication/the-critical-makers-reader-unlearning-technology/. Cite
Tworek, Heidi. News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945. Harvard Historical Studies 190. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2019. Cite
Carmi, Elinor. “The Hidden Listeners: Regulating the Line from Telephone Operators to Content Moderators.” International Journal of Communication 13 (2019): 440–58. https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/8588. Cite
Pasek, Anne. “Managing Carbon and Data Flows: Fungible Forms of Mediation in the Cloud.” Culture Machine, no. 18 (2019). https://culturemachine.net/vol-18-the-nature-of-data-centers/managing-carbon/. Cite
Bhowmik, Samir, and Jussi Parikka. “Memory Machines: Infrastructural Performance as an Art Method (Preprint).” Leonardo, 2019. https://mediarxiv.org/z3dc7/. Cite
Beyes, Timon. The Oxford Handbook of Media, Technology, and Organization Studies. 1st edition. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2019. Cite
Taylor, A. R. E. “The Data Center as Technological Wilderness.” Culture Machine, 2019. https://culturemachine.net/vol-18-the-nature-of-data-centers/the-data-center-as/. Cite
Blom, Ina. “‘And Follow It’: Straight Lines and Infrastructural Sensibilities.” Critical Inquiry 45, no. 4 (2019): 859–83. https://doi.org/10.1086/703959. Cite
Plantin, Jean-Christophe, and Aswin Punathambekar. “Digital Media Infrastructures: Pipes, Platforms, and Politics.” Media, Culture & Society 41, no. 2 (2019): 163–74. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443718818376. Cite
Groot Kormelink, Tim, and Irene Costera Meijer. “Material and Sensory Dimensions of Everyday News Use.” Media, Culture & Society, 2019, 016344371881091. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443718810910. Cite
Finn, Megan. Documenting Aftermath: Information Infrastructures in the Wake of Disasters. Infrastructures. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018. https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/documenting-aftermath. Cite
Carse, Ashley, Jason Cons, and Townsend Middleton. Chokepoints (Special Issue of Limn Journal). Vol. April 2018, 2018. https://limn.it/issues/chokepoints/. Cite
Degani, Michael. “Disservice Lines.” Limn April 2018, no. 10 (2018). https://limn.it/articles/disservice-lines/. Cite
Svensson, Patrik. “Contemporary and Future Spaces for Media Studies and Digital Humanities.” In Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities, E-Book. New York: Roiutledge, 2018. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Companion-to-Media-Studies-and-Digital-Humanities/Sayers/p/book/9781138844308. Cite
FitzGerald, Lisa. “Black Gold: Digitally-Simulated Environments and the Material Aesthetics of Oil.” Transformations 32 (2018): 93–105. http://www.transformationsjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Trans32_6_fitzgerald.pdf. 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. https://anatomyof.ai/. Cite
Hodge, James J. “Earth-Specific Art: Phenomenology and the Digital Cinema of Peter Bo Rappmund.” ASAP Journal 2, no. 3 (September 2017): 579–601. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/676917. Cite
Cubitt, Sean. Finite Media: Environmental Implications of Digital Technologies. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. Cite
Mattern, Shannon. Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/code-and-clay-data-and-dirt. Cite
Duarte, Marisa Elena. Network Sovereignty: Building the Internet across Indian Country. Indigenous Confluences. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017. Cite
Mattern, Shannon. “Closet Archive.” Places Journal 2017, no. July (2017). https://placesjournal.org/article/closet-archive/. Cite
Rogers, Kaleigh. “Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit’s Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet.” Motherboard (blog), 2017. https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kz3xyz/detroit-mesh-network. Cite
Zylinska, Joanna. Nonhuman Photography. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2017. Cite
Sundaram, Ravi. “The Postcolonial City in India. From Planning to Information?” Techniques and Culture 67 (2017). Cite
Farman, Jason. “Invisible and Instantaneous:  Geographies of Media  Infrastructure from Pneumatic Tubes to Fiber Optics.” Media Theory 2, no. 1 (2017): 134–54. http://mediatheoryjournal.org/jason-farman-invisible-and-instantaneous/. Cite
Geoghegan, Bernard Dionysius. “Mind the Gap: Spiritualism and the Infrastructural Uncanny.” Critical Inquiry 42, no. 4 (2016): 899–922. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26547644. Cite
Mattern, Shannon. “Cabinet Logic: A History, Critique, and Consultation on Media Furniture.” Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2016. https://vimeo.com/153366471. Cite
Mattern, Shannon. “Before BILLY: A Brief History of the Bookcase.” Harvard Design Magazine 43 (2016). http://www.harvarddesignmagazine.org/issues/43/before-billy-a-brief-history-of-the-bookcase. Cite
Drulhe, Louise. “Critical Atlas of Internet,” 2016. https://louisedrulhe.fr/internet-atlas/. Cite
Bratton, Benjamin H. The Stack: On Software and Sovereignty. MIT Press, 2016. https://doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/9780262029575.001.0001. Cite
Burrington, Ingrid. Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure. Brooklyn: Melville House, 2016. https://www.mhpbooks.com/books/networks-of-new-york/. Cite
Gupta-Nigam, Anirban. “Black Infrastructure: Media and the Trap of Visibility.” Media Fields Jouirnal, 2016. http://mediafieldsjournal.squarespace.com/black-infrastructure/. Cite

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