is Professor in Critical Humanities, the Program in Literature, Duke University. Her research is a philosophical investigation of technology in culture, aesthetics and politics. She She is the author of Abstract Sex: Philosophy, Biotechnology and the Mutations of Desire (2004, Continuum Press) and Contagious Architecture. Computation, Aesthetics and Space (2013, MIT Press). She is currently completing a monograph on the history of automated reasoning and the transformation of logical thinking in machines.