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Internet down – learning infrastructure literacy from infrastructure failure

Plantin, Jean-Christophe ORCID: 0000-0001-8041-6679 (2021) Internet down – learning infrastructure literacy from infrastructure failure. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (17 Jun 2021). Blog Entry.

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With level of internet use at record highs and the instability of internet services recently effecting millions across the globe, including scholarly publishers, Jean-Christophe Plantin discusses how much we actually know about the communication infrastructure on which many of us rely heavily in our daily lives. He suggests that moments of failure and outage, provide opportunities both to develop infrastructure literacy and to consider how and for whom our current infrastructures function.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2021 14:27
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:09

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