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My Response for ASLE 2015: Scale, Toxicity, and Extraction in the Digital Humanities

Posted by Roger Whitson on June 26th, 2015

I want to mention that my information on Baotou is h/t Jentery Sayers, who engaged me in a fascinating conversation about resource depletion and the technological/ industrial contexts of digital media on Facebook. Nearby the village of Baotou in Inner Mongolia, a 5.5 diameter-wide artificial lake is composed entirely of a black toxic sludge. The […]