Program earth : environmental sensing technology and the making of a computational planet / Jennifer Gabrys.

"Grappling with the consequences of wiring our world, Program Earth examines how sensor technologies are programming our environments. Jennifer Gabrys suggests that the sensor-based monitoring of Earth offers the prospect of making new environments not simply as an extension of the human but ra...

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Main Author: Gabrys, Jennifer (Author)
Format: Electronic
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2016.
Series:Electronic mediations ; v. 49.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : environment as experiment in sensing technology
  • Sensing an experimental forest : processing environments and distributing relations
  • From moss cam to spill cam : techno-geographies of experience
  • Animals as sensors : mobile organisms and the problem of milieus
  • Sensing climate change and expressing environmental citizenship
  • Sensing oceans and geo-speculating with a garbage patch
  • Sensing air and creaturing data
  • Citizen sensing in the smart and sustainable city : from environments to environmentality
  • Engaging the idiot in participatory digital urbanism
  • Digital infrastructures of withness : constructing a speculative city
  • Conclusion : planetary computerization, revisited.