MALKA OLDER is a writer, humanitarian aid worker, and PhD candidate. Her novel Infomocracy will be published by in 2016 and her writing can also be found at Leveler, Bengal Lights, and in the anthology Chasing Misery. Named Senior Fellow for Technology and Risk at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs in 2015, she has more than eight years of experience in humanitarian aid and development, and has responded to complex emergencies and natural disasters in Sri Lanka, Uganda, Darfur, Indonesia, Japan, and Mali.