Christina Gratorp

works as an Embedded systems engineer and writes on the topics of technology, literary criticism and code. Her essays are recurrently heard in Swedish public radio.


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The materiality of the cloud

On the hard conditions of soft digitization

Although we often think about the Internet as immaterial, storing the seemingly abstract ones and zeros requires actual, mechanical work. Those who provide the material means are continuously underpaid, thus ‘growth’ and ‘development’ at the centre result in energy depletion in the periphery.

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