Publications

Select Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Taylor, A.R.E. 2021. Future-proof: Bunkered Data Centres and the Selling of Ultra-secure Cloud Storage. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 27(S1): 76-94.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2021. Standing by for Data Loss: Failure, Preparedness and the Cloud. Ephemera: Theory and Politics in Organisation, 21(1).

Taylor, A.R.E. 2020. Space Weather as Threat to Critical Infrastructure. Roadsides, 3.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2019. The Data Centre as Technological Wilderness. Culture Machine, 18.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2018. The Technoaesthetics of Data Centre ‘White Space’. Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies, 8(2): 42-54.

Select Peer-reviewed Book Chapters

Taylor, A.R.E. 2021. Building Planetary Preparedness: The Arctic Circle as Space Weather Sentinel Territory. More than Nature: Research on Infrastructure and Settlements in the North. Edited by Doris Friedrich, Markus Hirnsperger and Stefan Bauer.

Taylor, A.R.E. and Velkova, Julia. 2021. Sensing Data Centres. Sensing In/security: Sensors as Transnational Security Infrastructures. Edited by Geoffrey Bowker, Nina Klimburg-Witjes and Nikolaus Poechhacker. Manchester: Mattering Press.

Other Published Writings

Taylor, A.R.E. 2020. Clouds of Failure. Allegra. #Failures Thematic Threat. 24 September.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2020. Why Going Digital in Pandemic Times Might Not Be As Green As You Think. Corona Times. 8 May.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2020. Keeping Us Connected – Data Centres as Critical Infrastructures. Resilience Shift. 20 March.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2019. Space Weather. Weather Matters. 22 October.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2018. Cloud Security for Anthropologists, Anthrodendum, 19 June.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2018. ‘Turn Off, Shut Down, Log Out’: On Offlinism, Oxford Internet Institute, 7 June.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2018. Google And Facebook Won’t Rule The World – If We Don’t Buy Their Fantasies About Big Data, The Conversation, 3 May.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2018. Failover Architectures: The Infrastructural Excess of the Data Centre Industry, Failed Architecture, 19 May.

Taylor, A.R.E. 2017. A Beginner’s Guide to Cloudbusting, Data Centre Dynamics, 10 November.