Yuk HUI (dr. phil. habil.) studied computer engineering at the University of Hong Kong and philosophy at Goldsmiths College in London where he wrote his doctoral thesis under the French philosopher Bernard Stiegler (1952-2020). He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institut de Recherche et d’Innovation of the Centre Pompidou Paris and a visiting scientist at the Deutsche Telekom Laboratories in Berlin. He obtained his Habilitation (venia legendi for philosophy of technology) from Leuphana University Lüneburg. Since 2010, he has been teaching in various institutes including Goldsmiths College London, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Bauhaus University Weimar, Strelka Institute Moscow, Chinese Academy of Art Hangzhou and City University of Hong Kong. Hui is a juror of the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy and Culture since 2020, and convenor of the Research Network for Philosophy and Technology since 2014.
Hui published on philosophy and technology in periodicals such as Research in Phenomenology, Philosophy Today, Metaphilosophy, Theory Culture and Society, Angelaki, Parrhesia, Cahiers Simondon, Deleuze Studies, Derrida Today, Techné, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Implications Philosophiques, Krisis, Intellectica. He is series editor of “Philosophy of Media and Technology” of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press. He is editor (with Andreas Broeckmann) of 30 Years after Les Immatériaux: Art, Science and Theory (2015), and author of On the Existence of Digital Objects (prefaced by Bernard Stiegler, University of Minnesota Press, 2016), The Question Concerning Technology in China -An Essay in Cosmotechnics (Urbanomic, 2016), Recursivity and Contingency (R&LI, 2019). His forthcoming book is titled Art and Cosmotechnics (University of Minnesota Press/E-flux, 2021). His books have been reviewed by The Philosophical Quarterly, Radical Philosophy, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Theory Culture and Society, Issue in Science and Technology, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Folha de Sao Paulo among others; and have been translated into German, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Portuguese.