Computer engineer and philosopher
Born in China, Yuk Hui studied computer engineering and philosophy at the University of Hong Kong and at Goldsmiths College in London, with a focus on the philosophy of technology. He currently teaches at the Bauhaus University in Weimar and at the School for Creative Media at the University of Hong Kong. He was an associate researcher at the Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media (ICAM), post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation at the Centro Pompidou in Paris and visiting scientist at the Deutsche Telekom Laboratories in Berlin. He was the initiator of the Research Network for Philosophy and Technology, an international network for exchanging investigation and collaboration. Hui has published articles in different media such as Research in Phenomenology, Metaphilosophy, Cahiers Simondon, Deleuze Studies, Implications Philosophiques, Techné, etc. He has published the books 30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science and Theory (2015, with Andreas Broeckmann), On the Existence of Digital Objects (2016), The Question Concerning Technology in China. An Essay in Cosmotechnics (2016), Recursivity and Contingency (2019) and Fragmentar el futuro: ensayos sobre tecnodiversidad (2020). He will shortly be publishing Art and Cosmotechnics.