(Upcoming) “Embedded Dangers: The History of the Year 2000 Problem.” SIGCIS Conference. Philadelphia, October 29, 2017.
“Infrastructural Interdependence at the End of the Millennium.” Society for the Social Studies of Science. Boston, August 30–Sept 2, 2017. Co-presented, co-organized, and co-chaired panel on “Crisis Infrastructures and the Politics of Interdependence” with Cait McKinney.
“Clipped, Cropped, Scanned: The Lena image and The Making of a Test Medium,” part of Knowledge, Storage, and the History of Compression, conference at Harvard University. May 3, 2017.
“Media prophylaxis: the politics of preventing technological harm.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Chicago, March 22–26, 2017.
“Embedded Dangers: Revisiting the Year 2000 Problem and the Politics of Technological Repair,” Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. March 7, 2017. Video available at:
“Embedded Dangers: The History of the Year 2000 Problem and The Politics of Technological repair.” Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Berlin, Germany. October 5–8, 2016.
“The Y2K Bug and the Politics of Technological Repair.” Part of the symposium Hardwired Temporalities: Technology and the Patterning of Time. Montreal, March 11–12, 2016.
“Videofile, the ‘Instant Replay TV Computer File’ of the 1960s,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference. Montreal, QC. March 25–29, 2015.
“Scenes from an Imaginary Country: Test Images and the American Color Television Standard,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, Chicago, March 6–10, 2013.
“Against Winning: Crisis Capitalism and The Gendering of Contemporary Labour,” HTMlles 10 “Risky Business” festival of media arts and digital culture, Montreal, QC, November 10–18, 2012.