Romi Mikulinsky is the director of the M.Des. program for Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem and a senior lecturer at the History and Theory dept. at Bezalel and the Liberal Arts program at Tel Aviv University. She is a research fellow at the Center for Internet Research at the University of Haifa. Her dissertation at the University of Toronto’s English department was dedicated to photography, memory, and trauma in literature and film. Dr. Mikulinsky researches, writes, and lectures on the future of reading and writing as well as on the various interactions of words and images, texts, codes, and communities. Her research inquires into the new meanings of creativity and human imagination acquired with the introduction of Big Data and AI. She has worked with start-up companies, municipalities, non-profit organizations and served as the Director and Creative Director of The Shpilman Institute for Photography. Her book Digital Clutter: Topics in Digital Culture, co-written with Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli is to be published in 2018 (Am Oved, Tel Aviv).