November 14: Collecting Code + New Materialities of Storage

Data Center, via AirComfort

PRESENTATIONS: Alyssa, Kristin


Storage Material for Deep Time?

Ice Core Repository, via NSF Ice Core Facility


Janneke Adema, “Scanners, Collectors and Aggregators. On the ‘Underground Movement’ of (Pirated) Theory Text Sharing,” Open Reflections (September 20, 2009); Seb Chan and Aaron Cope, “Collecting the Present: Digital Code and Collections,” Museums and the Web 2014, Baltimore, MD, April 2014; Kyle Chayka, “How Do You Back Up the Museum of Modern Art?Motherboard (July 20, 2015); Paul Dourish, “Finding the Material in the Virtual: The Case of Emulation,” in The Stuff of Bits: An Essay on the Materialities of Information (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2017): 61-80; Rose Eveleth, “Introducing the Archive Corps,” The Atlantic (September 1, 2015); Davide Giogetta & Valerio Nicoletti, “A Conversation on Digital Archiving Practices with Janneke Adema,” Post-Digital Publishing Archive (June 22, 2015); Sarah Hammerman, “Pirate Libraries and the Fight for Open Information,” FvckTheMedia 61 (September 11, 2015); Limn 6: The Total Archive, eds., Boris Jardine and Christopher Kelty (March 2016); *Shannon Mattern, “Field Archives,” Places Journal (forthcoming); Geoff Nunberg, “Google Books: A Metadata Train Wreck,” Language Log (August 29, 2009); Hito Steyerl, “In Defense of the Poor Image,” e-flux 10 (November 2009); Dennis Yi Tenen, “Preliminary Thoughts on the Way to the Free Library Congress,” Schloss – Post 2 (March 24, 2016) [on pirate libraries + file-sharing].

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