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Hiking: Sentinel Pass, Sept 24, 2016

Hiking: Sentinel Pass, Sept 24, 2016

The larches have turned yellow and it is magnificent. Hiked up with Jenni Matchett and it was a perfect morning.  
Hiking: Ptarmigan Cirque, Sept 10, 2016

Hiking: Ptarmigan Cirque, Sept 10, 2016

Super fun easy walk up to Ptarmigan Cirque with T and Jessalyn. Amazing views. Windy. Beautiful drive along the 40. Larches are turning…

Fourchettes: Interventions in Digital Methods

CFP: LOCATION AND DISLOCATION: MAPPING GEOGRAPHIES OF GLOBAL DATA

LOCATION AND DISLOCATION: MAPPING GEOGRAPHIES OF GLOBAL DATA Information infrastructures are often described as immediate and immaterial – imaginations encoded in familiar metaphors like “wirelessness” and “the cloud.”  The advent of cloud computing, which makes it possible to process and store data at great distance from its source, would seem to epitomize these ideals. But as critical media...
Hiking: Bourgeau and Harvey, Sept 3, 2016

Hiking: Bourgeau and Harvey, Sept 3, 2016

We (Seb and I) hiked this up in no time, but the way down felt long. We encountered a family of 7, with 5 kids under the age of 10– erm, amazing? We hit a bit of snow storm but it cleared and we braved on. Beautiful at this time of year, amazing colours. Larches...

Fourchettes: Interventions in Digital Methods

Invitation Workshop: Disconnection in the Digital Age (Södertörn University)

I’m headed to Södertörn University this December to talk about Infrastructural Activism. I’ll be working on updating the paper I wrote on water related activism at the Utah data center. Infrastructural Activism: Water and the NSA’s Data Center in Utah My talk explores how the Snowden revelations about the National Security Agency (NSA) have reignited...
Hiking: Cory and Edith Pass, August 28, 2016

Hiking: Cory and Edith Pass, August 28, 2016

I feel like I have to bring everyone I know here! Magnificent each time. No bears, perfect weather. A few other groups of hikers. This is a hard hike, so I have to remember not to do this on a day before teaching because I need to recover. Feels like a 1/2 marathon. E and...
Hiking: Heart Creek Trail, August 21, 2016

Hiking: Heart Creek Trail, August 21, 2016

T and I walked up Heart Creek Trail on a beautiful sunny day. Easy access and fun leisurely walk to the falls. At that point you have the choice of being adventurous, which we did of course, and got our feet wet and went into to the cave like thing… totally worth it. Fun!

Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment

Fueling Culture 101 Words for Energy and Environment

ICA Call for Making and Doing Program, San Diego, 2017

ICA Call for Making and Doing Program, San Diego, 2017 Link: http://www.icahdq.org/conf/2017/makingdoingcfp.pdf What’s in a form? This year, the ICA extends basic questions about communication research and practice to an opportunity to combine forms of inquiry, expression, and exhibition.  We have long diversified forms and formats for talk—from classical panels to high-density roundtable sessions or Blue...
Hiking: Sleeping Bison, June 2016 (Banff residency)

Hiking: Sleeping Bison, June 2016 (Banff residency)

Went up Tunnel Mountain almost every morning of June. It’s known for triggering visions…