Jay Owens is a writer and researcher based in London, UK. Her work explores dust and digital media – both complex, ambivalent ecosystems where grand technological dreams come to clash with messier practical realities. Her research and comment on technology, media culture and behaviour has received coverage in the Guardian, VICE and advertising press, and her 2018 essay ‘Post-Authenticity and the Ironic Truths of Meme Culture’ is forthcoming in Post-Memes: Seizing the Memes of Production (Punctum Books, 2019) alongside chapters from McKenzie Wark and Andrea Nagel. She regularly speaks at design, media & arts conferences and events. Her writing on media, technology, and place has also been published by Quartz, Medium, Roads & Kingdoms, and ICON magazine.