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Lauren Bridges researches the social and environmental impacts of digital infrastructures. She has published on surveillance infrastructures, digital labor, and digital failure, among other topics. As a fellow, she will explore the global policy challenges to addressing the e-waste crisis, while working on a book manuscript on the limits of global digital growth and its associated situated local impacts. From Fall 2024, Bridges will be Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia.


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Chile pulls approval for giant Google data center

BKC Fellow Lauren Bridges discusses a Chilean environmental court's decision to suspend the approval for Google to build a giant data center due to water access concerns.

Feb 28, 2024