Jason Farman is the Director of the Design Cultures & Creativity Program, an Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, and a faculty member with the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has written about technology and media studies for the past decade and has been a contributing author for The Atlantic and The Chronicle of Higher Education. He has been interviewed on NPR's Marketplace and has been a frequent media expert on how technology is transforming culture for ABC News, the Associated Press, the Christian Science Monitor, the Baltimore Sun, and the Denver Post, among others. He is author of the book Mobile Interface Theory: Embodied Space and Locative Media (winner of the 2012 Book of the Year Award from the Association of Internet Researchers), which focuses on how the worldwide adoption of mobile technologies is causing a reexamination of the core ideas about what it means to live our everyday lives. His second book is an edited collection titled The Mobile Story: Narrative Practices with Locative Technologies.