is currently lecturer in Sociology of Communication at the University of Roma Tre where he teaches courses on digital edition, new media theory and digital philology. His research and main publication focus on the impact of new media on the representation and transmission of cultural artefacts. In 1996 he created at the University of Edinburgh the Digital Variants Archive (, an online resource on contemporary Italian and Spanish authors. Between 2007 and 2009 he coordinated the Roma Tre research unit of the national research network (PRIN) “Content Organization, Propagation, Evaluation and Reuse through Active Repositories”. He has edited or co-edited three collections of digital humanities texts: New Media and the Humanities: Research and Applications, Oxford, Oxford University Humanities Computing Unit, 2001; Informatica umanistica: dalla ricerca all’insegnamento, Roma, Bulzoni, 2003; La macchina nel nel tempo. Studi di informatica umanistica in onore di Tito Orlandi, Firenze, Le Lettere, 2011. His is also author of Scrittura e filologia nell’era digitale (Turin, Bollati Boringhieri, 2003), and in 2010 has published with Teresa Numerico and Francesca Tomasi an introduction to digital humanities: L’umanista digitale, Bologna, Il Mulino. With Paolo Sordi has founded in 2000 the first Italian blog on digital literary studies: