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Renegotiating Data Ecologies through Trees, Soil, and Pigs’ Lungs

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Renegotiating Data Ecologies through Trees, Soil, and Pigs’ Lungs. / Bjørnsten , Thomas; Stephensen, Jan Løhmann.

I: Spheres - Journal For Digital Culture, Bind 2, 15.12.2015.

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