Jussi Parikka

Jussi Parikka is a media theorist and reader in Media and Design at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. He has published on digital accidents, the cultural history of new media, and the entanglement of biology and technology in books such as Digital Contagions (Peter Lang Publishing, 2007) and Insect Media (University of Minnesota Press, 2010), and co-edited, with Tony D. Sampson, The Spam Book (Hampton Press, 2009). His media archaeological writings have appeared most recently in the monograph What is Media Archaeology (Polity Press, 2012) and the co-edited Media Archaeology (University of California Press, 2011). He is currently writing about waste, materiality, and ecology.