"Dr Jussi Parikka is Reader in Media & Design at the Winchester School of Art (University of Southampton). He is also Adjunct Professor of Digital Culture Theory at the University of Turku, Finland. Parikka's research interests have touched on networks, viruses and accidents (Digital Contagions and The Spam Book); on the crosswirings of biology, technology and (bio)politics (Insect Media) as well as for instance media archaeology (Media Archaeology, Media Archaeology and Digital Culture). In addition, he has written about and engaged in research projects on network politics, media arts and new media theory.
Site and blog: http://www.jussiparikka.net
Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses (2007), http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=produkt&pk=15670&concordeid=310093
The Spam Book: On Porn, Viruses and Other Anomalous Objects from the Dark Side of Digital Culture (2009, co-edited with Tony D. Sampson), http://www.hamptonpress.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=978-1-57273-916-1
Insect Media: An Archaeology of Animals and Technology (2010), http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/P/parikka_insect.html
Media Archaeology: Approaches, Applications, Implications (2011, co-edited with Erkki Huhtamo), http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520262744
Media Ecology - Unnatural Ecologies-special issue for Fibreculture (2011, co-edited with Michael Goddard), http://seventeen.fibreculturejournal.org/
Media Archaeology and Digital Culture (forthcoming 2012)