Simon Mills is a Senior Lecturer in New Media and is the course leader for the PGDip in New Media Publishing at DMU. He has over 10 years of industry experience in New Media and website development, including website developer for the trAce Online Writing Centre. He also works as a digital artist and until recently edited frAme: the trAce Online Journal of Culture & Technology. His research interests include digital aesthetics. He has a BA (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of Nottingham and an MA in Writing and MSc in Multimedia from The Nottingham Trent University.