William Bogard is the Deburgh Chair of Social Sciences at Whitman College in Washington. He is the author of The Simulation of Surveillance: Hypercontrol in Telematic Societies (Cambridge University Press, 1996). Recent publications include "SImulation and Post-Panopticism" (Routledge International Handbook of Surveillance Studies, 2012), "Digital Resisto(e)rs," "Coils of a Serpent" (CTheory), and "Deleuze and Machines: A Politics of Technology?" (Deleuze and Technology, University of Edinburgh Press, 2009). His current research explores the relation between digital control interfaces and rhythmic gestures.