Tobias Blanke is Professor in Social and Cultural Informatics and Head of the Department of Digital Humanities at King’s College London. His research focuses on big data and its implications for culture and society. Tobias Blanke was heavily involved with research collaborations with other disciplines within King’s College and at the international level. He leads and manages large international interdisciplinary research initiatives and teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Currently, he works on the development of novel teaching approaches in digital methods and big data to understand culture and society and an interdisciplinary book project Algorithmic reason: the new government of self and other.