Dr. Fiona McDermott is a Research Fellow at CONNECT, the Research Centre for Future Communications and Networks at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the School of Computer Science and Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, and a Masters in Urban Design from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. Her research explores emerging internet technologies from an interdisciplinary perspective, paying attention to the environmental, spatial, and socio-cultural dimensions. She lectures in Critical Practices of the Environment and Ecology in the School of Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design Dublin. She is a member of the curatorial team for the Irish National Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale in 2021 and co-editor of the book, States of Entanglement: Data in the Irish Landscape (Actar Publishers, 2021).