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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

” (5). While Schaberg suggests the “end of airports,” he also undoes their finiteness and boundedness—he observes that airports and flights have flickering virtual presences on the Internet, takes the reader behind the scenes of his former workplace

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Heidi Morrison, James S. Finley, Daniel Owen Spence, Aaron Hatley, Rachael Squire, Michael Ra-shon Hall, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Sibo Chen, Tawny Andersen, and Stéphanie Ponsavady

cables, not satellites, carry approximately 99 percent of our digital communications and most of the Internet through the oceans. Far from being wireless, we exist, as Starosielski highlights, in a “world that is more wired than ever” (9). The Undersea

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

these bricks the shape of an L that couldn't be fitted. My wife saw me, it was 3 am and I was searching on the internet for certain designs and materials; I was trying to improvise something. The guy who designed these bricks came to ask why it is taking

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

, with the increasing integration of ICTs, 75 as well as the current gold rush around big data and the Internet of things, 76 IT firms have also taken an interest in transport technologies, although their business models remain rather unclear. 77

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Places of Otherness

Comparing Eastleigh, Nairobi, and Xiaobei, Guangzhou, as Sites of South-South Migration

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

smartphone, which has helped democratize globalization, enabling not just the developed world but the entire world to experience the internet (although of course many inequalities remain in this regard). The developing world may once have been “abjected” from

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City Sterilization and Poverty Management

Examining a Mobility Hub in the “Redevelopment and Enhancement” of Downtown Tallahassee

Christopher M. McLeod, Matthew I. Horner, Matthew G. Hawzen, and Mark DiDonato

, education, and stable income.” 33 Services included telephones, Internet, computers, shower and laundry facilities, information and referral services, travel assistance, medical care, case management, GED/literacy/life skills classes, physical activity and

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Alejandro Miranda

communities of practitioners is largely mediated by infrastructures of transportation, communication, and the pervasive use of Internet-based social networking media. Different examples in the social practice literature show that travel mediates practice 55

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Diverse Driving Emotions

Exploring Chinese Migrants’ Mobilities in a Car-Dependent City

Sophie-May Kerr, Natascha Klocker, and Gordon Waitt

taking the train: “It’s punctual, there are no delays and you have a timetable … by taking the train it’s enjoyable. I can read something, I can listen to music and search the Internet. I can do a lot of things … but if you drive you need to concentrate

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Mobile Disasters

Catastrophes in the Age of Manufactured Uncertainty

Steve Matthewman

Islands. Radioactive isotopes circled the planet. A stretch of debris more than three thousand kilometers long began to move across the North Pacific. On the Internet, calls for calm and official denials were met with conspiracy theories and accusations of

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Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

least resistance … predetermined by the shape of the topography and the needs of its walkers” (249). He argues that the development of the internet should be understood as an extension of trail-building practices. Yet, he fails to consider the shape of