Thomas Drake is a former senior executive with the National Security Agency, a United States Air Force and Navy veteran, CIA analyst, computer software expert and whistleblower.
Matthias Tarasiewicz founded the CODED CULTURES initiative and is active as curator, researcher and technology theorist since the last millenium.
James Stevens (uk) is the founder member of SPC and lives with his family in Deptford SE London.
Adnan Hadzi (ch/uk) undertook his practice-based PhD on FLOSSTV - Free, Libre, Open Source Software (FLOSS) within participatory TV hacking Media and Arts Practices’ at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Pinar Yoldas is a cross-disciplinary artist/researcher who lives and works between Durham,NC and Berlin.
Hanne Lippard, born 1984 in Milton Keynes (uk) is a writer and visual artist living and working in Berlin.
Margreet Riphagen started working at the Institute of Network Cultures (INC) in March 2008 and is involved in various research projects.
Miriam Rasch started working as a publication manager at the Institute of Network Cultures in June 2012.
Florian Cramer is a reader for new media in art and design at Hogeschool Rotterdam, and director of the Creating 010 centre
Telekommunisten is a Berlin-based collective whose work investigates the political economy of communications technology.