Ramon Amaro is a lecturer in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, as well as the Centre for Research Architecture. Previously he was a research fellow in digital culture at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam and a visiting tutor in media theory at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, NL (KABK). Ramon completed his PhD in philosophy at Goldsmiths in addition to receiving a master’s degree in sociological research from the University of Essex and a BSe in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has worked as an assistant editor for the SAGE open access journal Big Data & Society
; a quality design engineer for General Motors; and programs manager for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). His research interests include machine learning, design and engineering, black ontology, and philosophies of being.