T066.2 Infrastructures of Evil: Participation, Collaboration, Maintenance

Convenors: Dr Aaron Panofsky (UCLA); Dr Joan Donovan; Prof Christopher Kelty (UCLA)

Explores the dark side of infrastructure and how participation, collaboration and maintenance can be looked at from the perspective of illegitimacy, inequality, and evil. Papers will address under‐ researched, unintended or surprising aspects of science, engineering and infrastructures.

In the name of the collaborative economy: Digital intermediation platforms as a new material and ideological vanguard for capitalist expansion?
Dr Jacob Matthews (Paris 8 University); Dr David Pucheu (Université Bordeaux 3); Dr Athina Karatzogianni (Universoty of Leicester)

ArXiv or viXra? Doppelgängers and the Quest for the True Archive
Dr Alessandro Delfanti (University of Toronto)

Evil media practices and the rise of an ‘infrastructure of anonymity’
Dr Paolo Magaudda (University of Padova)

Learning to Labor or Liberate? The Infrastructure for Entrepreneurial Education
Mr Daniel Greene (Microsoft Research New England)

Surveillance as Accountability: Data‐driven Public Education
Dr Roderic Crooks (UC Irvine)

T066 Infrastructures of Evil: Participation, Collaboration, Maintenance Tracks
Location: 212 Date: September 2, 2016 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm