German media theorist Friedrich Kittler’s last words were, “Switch off all apparatuses.” The poet Jack Spicer’s were, “My vocabulary did this to me.” As bounds that delineate my headspace, there could be worse markers than these.

I study how emerging technologies shape the production of knowledge about the social world. I have an MA in English from The Ohio State University and am working on a PhD in Information Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.