Oxford Technology & Security Nexus — Space Policy, Data Centres on the Moon, and New Colonialism

This week, Yung Au will be speaking about Data centres on the moon and other stories: thinking about the coloniality of tech infrastructures.

About the speaker

Yung Au is Clarendon scholar, Rotary scholar, and a Doctoral researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Her thesis examines the vast surveillance industry and activism against the supply chain of surveillance technology. The broader themes of her work explores the uncertain geographies, the complicated power dynamics, and the (re)coloniality of technological infrastructures. Yung is also a PI of a project called “Stories in/around the Machine”, and an associate lecturer at UAL where she teaches about the future of surveillance, and computation & human rights.