Dr. Frances Dyson is an Associate Professor In Techno-Cultural Studies at University of California at Davis. She is currently a fellow at the Davis Humanities Research Institute and a researcher in residence at the Langlois Foundation for the Arts and Sciences. Her publishing and exhibition has focused on sound, new media and culture, and her audio artwork has been broadcast Australia's premier audio arts program, The Listening Room, for over a decade. Her current research focuses on relationships between sound, virtuality and posthumanism with reference to developments in wireless technologies.