What I have been reading (some) 

Some of the readings most recently added to My Zotero here rendered through the ZotPress plug-in

Our data center in Barcelona. (2023). AQ Compute. https://aq-compute.com/data-centers/aq-bcn1/
Parc de l`Alba (Barcelona, Spain). (n.d.). Wedistrict. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://www.wedistrict.eu/virtual_demosites/parc-de-lalba-barcelona-spain/
Pansera, M., Lloveras, J., & Durrant, D. (2024). The infrastructural conditions of (de-)growth: The case of the internet. Ecological Economics, 215, 108001. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2023.108001
Mozur, P., Bradsher, K., Liu, J., & Krolik, A. (2024, February 22). Leaked Files Show the Secret World of China’s Hackers for Hire. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/22/business/china-leaked-files.html
Crawford, K. (2024). Generative AI’s environmental costs are soaring — and mostly secret. Nature, 626(8000), 693–693. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-024-00478-x
Silcox, N. S., Hunter Vaughan, Anne Pasek, Nicholas R. (2023). Disaggregated Footprints: An Infrastructural Literacy Approach to the Sustainable Internet. In The Routledge Handbook of Ecomedia Studies. Routledge.
Abbing, R. R. (2021). ‘This is a solar-powered website, which means it sometimes goes offline’: a design inquiry into degrowth and ICT. LIMITS Workshop on Computing within Limits. https://doi.org/10.21428/bf6fb269.e78d19f6
Comment, P. J. (2022, February 17). Dutch government halts hyperscale data centers, pending new rules. https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news/dutch-government-halts-hyperscale-data-centers-pending-new-rules/
Comment, P. J. (2022, August 16). Drought-stricken Holland discovers Microsoft data center slurped 84m liters of drinking water last year. https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news/drought-stricken-holland-discovers-microsoft-data-center-slurped-84m-liters-of-drinking-water-last-year/
Vol. 18 The Nature of Data Centers. (2019, March 23). Culture Machine. https://culturemachine.net/vol-18-the-nature-of-data-centers/
Hogan, M. (2015). Data flows and water woes: The Utah Data Center. Big Data & Society, 2(2), 205395171559242. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951715592429
Edwards, D., Cooper, Z. G. T., & Hogan, M. (2024). The making of critical data center studies. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 13548565231224156. https://doi.org/10.1177/13548565231224157
Hogan, M. (2023). “Environmental media” in the cloud: The making of critical data center art. New Media & Society, 25(2), 384–404. https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448221149942
Traynor, J. (2024, February 15). Power grab: the hidden costs of Ireland’s datacentre boom. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/feb/15/power-grab-hidden-costs-of-ireland-datacentre-boom
Doidge, F. (2022). A waste of energy: Dealing with idle servers in the datacentre. Computer Weekly. https://www.computerweekly.com/feature/A-waste-of-energy-Dealing-with-idle-servers-in-the-datacentre
Buyya, R., Ilager, S., & Arroba, P. (2024). Energy‐efficiency and sustainability in new generation cloud computing: A vision and directions for integrated management of data centre resources and workloads. Software: Practice and Experience, 54(1), 24–38. https://doi.org/10.1002/spe.3248
Bast, D., Carr, C., Madron, K., & Syrus, A. M. (2022). Four reasons why data centers matter, five implications of their social spatial distribution, one graphic to visualize them. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 54(3), 441–445. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X211069139
Carr, C., Bast, D., Madron, K., & Syrus, A. M. (2022). Mapping the clouds: the matter of data centers. Journal of Maps, 18(1), 106–113. https://doi.org/10.1080/17445647.2022.2088304
Depoorter, V., Oró, E., & Salom, J. (2015). The location as an energy efficiency and renewable energy supply measure for data centres in Europe. Applied Energy, 140, 338–349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.11.067
Atkins, E. (2021). Tracing the ‘cloud’: Emergent political geographies of global data centres. Political Geography, 86, 102306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2020.102306
Pam a Pam. (2020). Les infraestructures digitals de les economies del comú. Pam a Pam. https://pamapam.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Informe-_ESS_TIC_2020.pdf
Charnock, G., & Ribera-Fumaz, R. (2023). What’s Talent Got to Do with It? The Collective Labourer and the Rise of Barcelona’s Digital Economy. Antipode, n/a(n/a). https://doi.org/10.1111/anti.12984
Diagnòstics i publicacions - Pam a Pam - Page 2. (2018, July 9). https://pamapam.org/diagnostics/
Kitchin, R. (2022). The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures & Their Consequences. SAGE Publications.
Fisher, M. (2021). Postcapitalist desire: the final lectures (M. Colquhoun, Ed.). Repeater Books.
Terranova, T. (2022). After the Internet: Digital Networks Between Capital and the Common (Vol. 33). MIT Press. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=yoRqEAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA17&dq=info:vddbIyzQJFYJ:scholar.google.com&ots=O8IrBXNifO&sig=J2lRvBJJfjH-lJiMQt7k3CE0qPw
After the Internet : Digital Networks Between Capital and the Common. (n.d.). Retrieved November 27, 2023, from https://web.p.ebscohost.com/ehost/ebookviewer/ebook/bmxlYmtfXzMxMjA2ODhfX0FO0?sid=614ab227-4687-40d0-b6bb-c25a51a87872@redis&vid=0&format=EK&lpid=navPoint-6&rid=0
Kitchin, R., Cardullo, P., & Di Feliciantonio, C. (2019). Citizenship, Justice, and the Right to the Smart City. In P. Cardullo, C. Di Feliciantonio, & R. Kitchin (Eds.), The Right to the Smart City (pp. 1–24). Emerald Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78769-139-120191001
Qiu, J. L., Castells, M., & Cartier, C. (2009). Working-Class Network Society: Communication Technology and the Information Have-Less in Urban China. MIT Press. http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/bibliouocsp-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3338988

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