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Empires and Ecologies of the Cloud

Dillon, Teresa

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Invited respondant:

Exchange #2: Empires and Ecologies of the Cloud
Teresa Dillon
Daphne Dragona
Sarah Friend
Mél Hogan
Ulises Ali Mejias
Solveig Suess

Moderated by Daphne Dragona
Discussion
Lecture
Fri, 31.01.2020 15:30 to 17:30
Volksbühne - Großes Haus
transmediale, Berlin

How can platform capitalism’s extractivist model of networks be confronted and decolonized? Scholar of environmental media Mél Hogan and critical internet theorist Ulises A. Mejias analyze the ecological and social costs of big data infrastructure and connectivity. Challenging the colonial and ecosystemic logic that enables resource and data extractivism, they propose shifts toward post-nodal forms of existence.

Responses from Teresa Dillon, Sarah Friend and Solveig Suess.

Citation

Dillon, T. (2020, January). Empires and Ecologies of the Cloud. Presented at transmediale, Berlin

Presentation Conference Type Other
Conference Name transmediale
Start Date Jan 31, 2020
End Date Jan 31, 2020
Deposit Date Mar 12, 2020
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/5667484
Publisher URL https://2020.transmediale.de/content/exchange-2-empires-and-ecologies-of-the-cloud