Ian Milligan (PhD, York University, 2012) is an assistant professor of digital and Canadian history at the University of Waterloo. He is also principal investigator of the Web Archives for Historical Research group. He serves as a co-editor of the Programming Historian.
Ryan Deschamps is a PhD candidate at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (University of Regina) studying the role of social media on policy agendas. Before that, he was a public librarian once named a "Mover and Shaker" by Library Journal for his participation in the consultations for the Halifax Public Libraries Central Library that opened in 2014.
Katie Mackinnon is an MA student in the Department of History at the University of Waterloo. She is currently studying expressions of trauma, belonging, and identity in late 1990/early 2000 online youth blogging. She completed her BA in history at McGill University in 2015.
Patrick O'Leary is an MA student in the Department of History at the University of Waterloo and is currently studying the presentation of history within video games. He completed his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University alongside an honours project looking at how the digital reconstruction of the past has been transformed over time.
Youngbin Kim is a BCS student in the David R.Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. His main interests are information retrieval, natural language processing, and big data analytics infrastructure.
William J. Turkel has more than thirty years of experience as a programmer. He learned how to program on the first generation of personal computers and wrote accounting systems for a sawmill and pressure treating plant when he was a teenager.