By Keller Easterling
The Medium Is the Message for the twenty-first century – why infrastructure is the battleground for the future.
Extrastatecraft controls daily life within the urban: it’s the most important to strength – and resistance – within the twenty-first century. Infrastructure is not just the underground pipes and cables controlling our towns. It additionally determines the hidden ideas that constitution the areas throughout us – loose alternate zones, shrewdpermanent towns, suburbs, and procuring department shops. Extrastatecraft charts the emergent new powers controlling this house and indicates how they expand past the achieve of presidency. Keller Easterling explores parts of infrastructure with the best impression on our global – studying every thing from criteria for the thinness of charge cards to the urbanism of cellular telephony, the world’s biggest shared platform, to the “free zone,” the main virulent new international urban paradigm. In end, she proposes a few unforeseen recommendations for resisting strength within the smooth international. Extrastatecraft will swap the best way we expect approximately city areas – and the way we are living in them.
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