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Alternative civic architecture: maps of the alternative internet

Powell, Alison (2014) Alternative civic architecture: maps of the alternative internet. Media Policy Blog (22 Dec 2014). Website.

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Building wireless networks differently can illustrate different ways of occupying space and organizing access to communications. In this latest post in our alternative internet(s) series, LSE’s Alison Powell discusses some of the ways that alternative internets have brought attention to architectural choices about networking, and highlights how these politicizations might be valuable in the age of the top-down “smart city” where corporate infrastructure often combines with centralized control.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 13:53
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 23:20

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