Dorothy Santos is a freelance writer, blogger, curator, visual and critical studies geek. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree at California College of the Arts, where she is researching computational aesthetics, programming, coding, and open source culture and their effects on contemporary art. Born and raised in San Francisco, she holds bachelor’s degrees in philosophy and psychology from the University of San Francisco. As arts editor and curator of Asterisk San Francisco Magazine + Gallery, and blogger for ZERO1: Arts and Technology Network and Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, she enjoys writing about artists and engaging with art communities. Her writing has also appeared in Art Practical, Stretcher, Creative Applications Network, Daily Serving, and Planting Rice.