Kate Crawford is a principal researcher at Microsoft Research, a visiting professor at the MIT Center for Civic Media and a senior fellow at the NYU Information Law Institute. She examines how people engage with networked technologies and analyzes the related political, cultural, legal, ethical and policy issues. The themes of data and community resilience are integral to Crawford’s current work as she tracks the implications for power and knowledge in the shift to big data. Crawford is also an experimental electronic musician who has released numerous recordings and performed around the world with artists ranging from the Beastie Boys to Scanner. She is a long-standing member of Clan Analogue, a collective for innovative electronic arts and sound.