Jonathan Sterne is James McGill Professor of Culture and Technology in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University.
He is author of MP3: The Meaning of a Format (Duke, 2012); The Audible Past: Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction (Duke, 2003); and numerous articles on media, technologies, and the politics of culture. He is also editor of The Sound Studies Reader (Routledge, 2012) and co-editor of The Participatory Condition in the Digital Age (Minnesota, 2016). His current projects consider the politics of instruments and signal processing; artificial intelligence and culture; and the intersections of disability, technology, and perception. He is writing Diminished Faculties: A Political Phenomenology of Impairment and, with Mara Mills, Tuning Time: Histories of Sound and Speed. Visit his website at http://sterneworks.org.