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Last month in San Francisco, Subtopia founder Bryan Finoki led a workshop at the conference Toward a Just Metropolis: From Crises to Possibilities, which elaborated upon his contribution to issue 7 of Triple Canopy, “The Anatomy of Ruins.” The workshop, titled Decoding Military Landscapes, was organized in collaboration with Javier Arbona and Nick Sowers. Finoki’s essay for Triple Canopy found in the post-disaster landscapes of New Orleans and Detroit “the spectacle of ruin,” spaces that reveal “the degradation of state power and the heightened role of sovereign corporations in the production of space.” Decoding Military Landscapes extended this thesis to explore how military and corporate entities dominate not only physical space but also information about them, through the archives that store our collective memory. The Internet itself, Finoki and his colleagues argue, is “the archetypal example of military-industrial-complex archival practices”; its preeminence should push us to develop an alternative archival form, one that is transparent, open-source, mutable, inward looking, a document of its own creation—"not just a measure of space, but a new public production of space.”