Clemens Apprich holds a PhD in cultural theory and history. Currently he is research associate at the Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC) at Leuphana University of Lueneburg. In 2011 he co-founded the Post-Media Lab at the CDC and from 2013 to 2015 he was Principal Investigator (PI) of Making Change, a joint research project between the CDC and the Hivos Knowledge Program. He is one of the founders and editors of spheres, an open peer-reviewed journal for digital cultures. His book Technotopia. A Media Genealogy of Net Cultures will soon be published by Rowman & Littlefield.