»Die Stärke des Sammelbandes ist, die Wurzeln dieses zu erwartenden Machtgewinns der Think-Tanks – auf durchaus wissenscahftliche Art – zu erklären.« Johannes Altmeyer, politik & kommunikation
is currently PostDoc Fellow at eikones at the University of Basel. His research focuses on historical epistemology, especially on modelling and the role of imagination in science, as well as on the history of science and technology.
studied Media Studies and Economics at Ruhr-University Bochum and at Edith Cowan University, Perth. From 2005-2007, he was a DFG scholarship holder in the Graduate School »Media of History – History of Media« at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, and from 2007-2010 research assistant (PreDoc) in Media Philosophy, University of Vienna. From 2010-2013 he was a research assistant (PostDoc) at Leuphana University Lüneburg. Since 2013, he is Junior Director of the Institute for Advanced Study on Media Cultures of Computer Simulation, Lüneburg.