MARIA ERIKSSON

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FORTHCOMING

Machine Vision and Video Archives. Article in progress.

We want your tools! Or do we? On the dilemmas of accessing corporate software in humanistic research. Article in progress.

Introducing the Video Re-use Detector. Article in progress, co-written together with Tomas Skotare.

Understanding Gardar Sahlberg with Neural Nets—On Algorithmic Reuse of the Swedish SF-archive. Article in progress, co-written together with Pelle Snickars and Tomas Skotare.

BOOKS

2019. Spotify Teardown: Inside the Black Box of Streaming Music. Co-written together with Rasmus Fleischer, Anna Johansson, Pelle Snickars, and Patrick Vonderau for MIT Press. Featured in Rolling Stone, Financial Times, Süddeutsche Zeitung, The Nation, American Book Review, Big Think, Les Jours, Freakonomics podcast, Salon, The Quietus, The Wire Magazine, DeutschlandfunkKultur, Neural, WDR Cosmo, Musically, Penny Fractions Blog, Radio FM4, TAZ, Stereogum and others.

2019. Online Music Distribution and the Unpredictability of Software Logistics. Dissertation submitted to Umeå University in accordance with the requirements of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities. Umeå: Cityprint i Norr AB.

BOOK CHAPTERS

2021. Dataflöden och infrastruktur in Digitala metoder i humaniora och samhällsvetenskap, edited by Johan Jarlbrink and Fredrik Norén. Publisher: Studentlitteratur. [Book chapter on Data Flows and Infrastructure, published in an anthology about Digital Methods in the Humanities and Social Sciencs, in Swedish].

2021. Disassemble to Understand: Jasmine Guffond interviews Maria Eriksson in Listen to Lists, edited by Lina Brion and Detlef Diederichsen. Leipzig: Spector Books. Part of the publication series Das Neue Alphabet (The New Alphabet) Vol. 2, published by Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. Exists in a German and English edition. An audio version of Jasmine's interview with me was also broadcasted by Noods Radio on November 16, 2020.

2021. Listening Back: Maria Eriksson interviews Jasmine Guffond in Listen to Lists, edited by Lina Brion and Detlef Diederichsen. Leipzig: Spector Books. Part of the publication series Das Neue Alphabet (The New Alphabet) Vol. 2, published by Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin. Exists in a German and English edition.

ARTICLES

2021. Genealogies of Online Content Identification: An Introduction. Co-written together with Guillaume Heuguet in Internet Histories, special issue on the Genealogies of Online Content Identification.

2021. Interview with Aleksandra Kaminska. Co-edited together with Guillaume Heuguet in Internet Histories, special issue on the Genealogies of Online Content Identification.

2020. The Editorial Playlist as Container Technology: Notes on the Logistical Role of Digital Music Packages. Journal of Cultural Economy.

2020. "My Library Has Just Been Obliterated": Producing New Norms of Use Via Software Updates. Co-written together with Fabio Morreale in Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Received an Honorable Mention Award and was ranked among the top 5% of the 2283 articles that were submitted to the CHI 2020 conference.

2018. Unpacking Online Streams. APRJA 7(1), special issue on Research Values.

2018. "Keep Smiling!": Time, Functionality and Intimacy in Spotify's Featured Playlists . Co-written together with Anna Johansson in Cultural Analysis 16, special issue on The Inheritance of the Digital: Ethnographic Approaches to Everyday Realities In, Of, and Through Digital Technologies.

2017. Tracking Gendered Streams. Co-written together with Anna Johansson in Culture Unbound 9(2), special issue on Spotify and Digital Methods.

2016. Close Reading Big Data: The Echo Nest and the Production of (Rotten)Music Metadata. First Monday 19(2).

2016. A Different Kind of Story: Tracing Regulations and Narrations of the Re-Birth of Pirate-Copied Films. Tecnoscienza, Italian Journal of Science & Technology Studies 7(1), special issue on Digital Circulation: The Digital Life of Things and Media Technologies.

2016. Review of Richard Roger's book Digital Methods. Nordicom Information 38(3). [In Swedish].