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Ready to dig deep into why Small Files are so important? This list of resources is a great start into exploring the entangled nature of streaming media and end the environment.

Anders Andrae, “New perspectives on internet electricity use in 2030,” Engineering and Applied Science Letters 3:2 (2020):19-31. https://doaj.org/article/e7852aaee53e4ae8874b39ee23547305

Lotfi Belkhir and Ahmed Elmeligi, “Assessing ICT global emissions footprint: Trends to 2040 & recommendations,” Journal of cleaner production 177 (2018): 448-463. 
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Greenpeace. 2017. “Clicking Clean: Who Is Winning the Race to Build a Green Internet?”
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Laura U. Marks, “Let’s Deal with the Carbon Footprint of Streaming Media,”Afterimage,
https://online.ucpress.edu/afterimage/issue/47/2

Laura U. Marks, “Streaming video, a surprising link between pandemic and climate crisis,” Journal of Visual Culture and Harun Farocki Institut special issue on Covid-19
https://www.harun-farocki-institut.org/en/2020/04/16/streaming-video-a-link-between-pandemic-and-climate-crisis-journal-of-visual-culture-hafi-2/

Laura U. Marks, “Video haptics and erotics,” Screen 39:4 (Winter 1998): 331-348. 
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Norberto Patrignani and Diane Whitehouse, “Slow Tech: a quest for good, clean and fair ICT,” Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 12:2 (2014): 78-92. 
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The Shift Project. “Climate Crisis: The Unsustainable Use of Online Video,” 2019.
https://theshiftproject.org/en/article/lean-ict-our-new-report/

Hito Steyerl, “In Defense of the Poor Image.” The Wretched of the Screen. Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2012. 31-45. 
https://www.e-flux.com/journal/10/61362/in-defense-of-the-poor-image/

IN-SYNC OR NOT

Ger Zielinski, “Reflections on the Proliferation of Online Film Festivals during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic”https://www.zfmedienwissenschaft.de/online/open-media-studies-blog/sync-or-notonline?fbclid=IwAR1snpMlg57Bz4S5hIGcaP1ZH19qWv3V0MRiyc2i4UAwjvYP46yX44h84QY