Justin Pickard is an anthropologist of technology and innovation currently based at the STEPS Centre, where he is working towards a Ph.D. on infrastructure, uncertainty, and communities of practice in the Indian city of Ahmedabad, his work focuses on technology in-use, material culture, and grassroots innovation.

He is also a founding member of research company Strange Telemetry, which was founded in October 2014 to investigate the diverse contexts in which technologies are imagined, built, used, and controlled.

Justin holds an M.Sc. in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Sussex, and an M.A. in Digital Media from the University of London. For low-latency updates and spooky co-presence, consider following him on Twitter.