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New York Magazine | 10.31.17

What Happens to the Internet After a Disaster?

Ingrid Burrington

D&S INFRA Lead Ingrid Burrington investigates community network infrastructures in times of disaster.

“By design, resilient network infrastructure prioritizes interdependence and cooperation over self-sufficiency — without strong underlying social ties, there is no localized network infrastructure. The technical complexities of building a network are a lot easier to overcome than the political complexities of building community, political agency, and governance.”

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