Pelle Snickars is Professor of Media and Communication Studies, specializing in digital humanities at Umeå university. He has previously worked as Head of Research at the National Library of Sweden. Snickars research has focused on the relationship between older and new media, media economy, digitization of cultural heritage, media history and the importance of new technical infrastructure for humanities. International publications include (among others) the anthologies, The YouTube Reader (2009) and Moving Data. The iPhone and the Future of Media (2012). For more information, klick here.