The proliferation of social networking and current developments in service-based platforms (what has become known as 'cloud computing') provide explicit examples of the privatization and commodification of social production. What becomes clear is that our experience of the web is bound to inherent paradoxes that are reflected in its technical organization. One of the foundations for its critique relies on the recognition of the ways in which the energies of peer production and social exchange have been expropriated from the commons by the market.

Antisocial Notworking presents a critique of the social media canon through an open repository and featured projects that each negate the various monopolies of Amazon, Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc. For the Artefact festival, Arnolfini and STUK have commissioned INTK to make new software (unCloud) through which the repository can be experienced in a way that endorses critique.

unCloud is an application that enables anyone with a laptop to create an open wireless network and distribute their own information. Once it is launched, a passerby using a mobile internet device can connect to this open wireless network. The person running the application can decide what information is shown in any web address; for example, one can decide to serve the project to anyone that visits the URL Users can access information wirelessly while at the same time remain disconnected from the internet. unCloud does not depend on a remote datacenter, instead it can be run from a laptop, making it an ideal application to run in a train or at a café.