Southern Imaginaries of Digital Infrastructures

08 Jun, 2024

Southern Imaginaries of Digital Infrastructures

Nicole Starosielski and Iago Bojczuk published "Southern Imaginaries of Digital Infrastructures" in e-Flux Architecture!

The infrastructure of the “global” internet has long been concentrated in the geographic North. Data centers—the warehouses of the internet where content is often stored—have historically been located in the United States and Western Europe. The largest internet exchanges in the world by traffic are DE-CIX (in Frankfurt, Germany) and AMS-IX (in Amsterdam, Netherlands). A multitude of submarine cables crisscross the North Atlantic, with only three spanning the South Atlantic.

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