Duong captured images of people in Cuba connecting to the state's wifi, available in hotspots in the city parks and hotels--but not in residences of private citizens with few exceptions. Cubans log in late at night to maximize connection strength and avoid the tropical summer heat.

Assistant Professor Paloma Duong researches and teaches about culture and media in 20th and 21st century Latin America. Her work currently focuses on the relationship between digital, participatory, and informal cultures and the postsocialist condition in Cuba.