Justin F. Pickard is an anthropologist of technology and innovation. Currently based at the STEPS Centre, he is working towards a Ph.D. on infrastructure, uncertainty, and communities of practice in Ahmedabad (Gujarat), where he is conducting field research through May 2015.

Justin’s work focuses on technology in-use, material culture, grassroots innovation, and international development. He is a founding member of research company Strange Telemetry, and has spoken at events including FutureEverything, Lift, and Improving Reality. 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.

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