John Bruni is an assistant professor of English at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. His research focuses on systems theory, evolution, thermodynamics, and twentieth-century U.S. literature. He has published articles on Edith Wharton and performance, and on Jack London and biological kinship. He is currently working on a book project titled Scientific Americans: The Making of Popular Science and Evolution in Early Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture.
Christian Greiffenhagen is a British Academy postdoctoral fellow at the University of Manchester, working on a project on the sociology of mathematics. His recent publications are “Unpacking Tasks” (Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2008); “Linguistic Relativism,” with Wes Sharrock (Language & Communication, 2007); and “Kuhn and Conceptual Change,” with Wendy Sherman (Science & Education, 2008).
David J. Gunkel is a professor in the Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University, where he teaches and researches web design and programming, information and communication technology, and the philosophy of technology. He is the author of Hacking Cyberspace (2001) and Thinking Otherwise: Philosophy, Communication, Technology (2007). For more information, visit his web site at http://gunkelweb.com/gunkel . [End Page 307]
Casper Bruun Jensen received his Ph.D. in information and media studies from the University of Aarhus in Denmark, and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Organization of the Copenhagen Business School. He has published in Configurations; Qualitative Research; Science, Technology, and Human Values; and Social Studies of Science. His co-edited volume (with Kjetil Rödje) titled Deleuzian Intersections in Science, Technology and Anthropology is forthcoming.
Julia Kursell is a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. She is author of Schallkunst: Eine Literaturgeschichte der Musik in der frühen russischen Avantgarde (2003). Her current area of research is the history of the physiology of hearing.
Wes Sharrock is a professor of sociology at the University of Manchester, where he has been since 1965. His most recent publications include Kuhn: Philosopher of Scientific Revolution, with Rupert Read (2002); Brain, Mind and Human Behavior in Contemporary Cognitive Science, with Jeff Coulter (2007); and Theory and Methods in Sociology, with John Hughes (2007). [End Page 308]