Roberto Simanowski is a German literary and media scholar and founder of the online journal for digital art and culture dichtung-digital.org. He lives as a publicist in Berlin and Rio de Janeiro. Since 2020, he has been Distinguished Fellow of Global Literary Studies at the Excellence Cluster “Temporal Communities” at Freie Universität Berlin. His book Death Algorithm. The Dilemma of Artificial Intelligence (Vienna: Passagen Verlag 2020) received the 2020 Tractatus Prize for Philosophical Essay Writing.