Dr. Vincent Mosco is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1970 and received the Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University in 1975. Professor Mosco is the author of numerous publications on communication, technology, and society. His most recent books include ˝To the Cloud: Big Data in a Turbulent World˝ (Pluto Press 2014),˝The Political Economy of Communication˝ (Sage 2009, 2nd edition), ˝The Laboring of Communication: Will Knowledge Workers of the World Unite?˝with Catherine McKercher (Lexington Books 2008), and ˝The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace˝ (MIT Press 2004). He is also the editor, with Christian Fuchs, of the special issue of the journal Triple C titled ˝Marx is Back: The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today˝ (2012) and editor, with Catherine McKercher and Ursula Huws, of the special issue of the journal Work Organisation, Labor and Globalisation titled ˝Getting the Message: Communications Workers and Global Value Chains˝ (2010). In 2014 he was joint recipient, with Catherine McKercher, of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Professional Freedom and Responsibility award. His 2004 book ˝The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace˝ won the Olson Award for outstanding book of the year in cultural studies. In that same year he received the Dallas W. Smythe Award for outstanding achievement in communication research.