Georgina Voss is an ethnographer, researcher, and writer. Her work examines how institutions, systems, and politics shape the development and use of technologies. Her current projects explore: the politics of design around open hardware and grassroots innovation; speculative design, digital fabrication, and sexual healthcare provision; and sonification of supply chain data.
Georgina is a co-founder of research company Strange Telemetry. She has held research positions with the Royal College of Art; Tinker London; SPRU, University of Sussex; MIT; Brighton University; and a residency at Lighthouse Arts. Georgina is a member of the Guardian’s ‘Political Science’ writing team, and co-author of the paper ‘Better Made Up: The mutual influence of science fiction and innovation’. Her work has appeared in Wired, and she is the author of a forthcoming book about the effects of stigma on industry dynamics and technological innovation, due to be published by Routledge, May 2015.TWITTER