David Nemer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media Studies and an Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Anthropology and in the Latin American Studies program at the University of Virginia. He is also a Faculty Associate at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society (BKC). Nemer is the author of Technology of the Oppressed (MIT Press, 2022), winner of the Marcel Roche Award, and Favela Digital: The other side of technology (Editora GSA, 2013). He holds a MA in Anthropology from the University of Virginia, an MS in Computer Science from Saarland University, and a Ph.D. in Computing, Culture, and Society from Indiana University. Nemer has written for The Guardian, El País, The Huffington Post (HuffPost), Salon, The Intercept, UOL, and CartaCapital.