Writing

Selected Publications

2019  “Retrofitted data centres: a new world in the shell of the old” in Work organisation, labour & globalisation Volume 13, Number 2, Winter 2019 (co-authored with Kate Jacobson)

2019 Left Behind: Futurist Fetishists, Prepping and the Abandonment of Earthb2o: an online journal (co-authored with Sarah T. Roberts)

2019The Nature of Data CentersCulture Machine Vol. 18, with Asta Vonderau (eds)

2018 “Big Data Ecologies” Ephemera: theory & politics in organisation, Volume 18.3: 631-657 

2018 Data is airborne; Data is inborn: The labor of the body in technoecologies” First Monday, Volume 23, Number 3 – 5 March 2018

2018 Templating Life, DNA as Nature’s Hard Drive” PUBLIC 57: Archives/Anarchives/Counter-Archives Volume 29, Number 57, June 2018, pp. 145-153(9) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/public.29.57.145_1 [*out Sept 2018]

2018 “Data Center” In: Schintler L., McNeely C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Big Data. Springer, Cham

2017 Sweaty Zuckerberg and Cool Computing” The California Review of
Images and Mark Zuckerberg Volume One || Winter 2017

2017 “Introducing Location and Dislocation: Global Geographies of Digital Data” Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. 8:2, Sept 6, 2017. (co-edited with Alix Johnson)

2017 “Servers” in Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment. (Eds. Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel, Patricia Yaeger) Fordham University Press. January.

2016 “Minus Risk Equals Progress: the Data Center in the Anthropocene” 6th issue, Special Feature of 5: The Anthropocene and Our Post-natural Future, Dec 2016.

2015 “Water Woes & Data Flows: the Utah Data Center” Big Data & Society July–December 2015: 1–12

2015 “Information Ownership and Materiality in an Age of Big Data Surveillance” Journal of Information Policy. Vol. 5 (2015), pp. 6-31 (co-authored with Tamara Shepherd)

2015 “The Archive’s Underbelly: Facebook’s Data Storage Centers” In Television & New Media January 2015 vol. 16 no. 1; 3-18 https://doi-org.ezproxy.lib.ucalgary.ca/10.1177/1527476413509415