Elena Esposito is Professor of Sociology at Bielefeld University and the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (I). She has published many works on the theory of social systems, media theory, memory theory, and the sociology of financial markets. Her current research projects focus on a sociology of algorithms. Esposito's recent publications include The Future of Futures: The Time of Money in Financing and Society (2011), “Artificial Communication? The Production of Contingency by Algorithms” (Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 2017), “Algorithmic Memory and the Right to Be Forgotten on the Web” (Big Data & Society, 2017), and “The Structures of Uncertainty: Performativity and Unpredictability in Economic Operations (Economy and Society, 2013).