A researcher, designer, and interrogator of sociotechnical systems, ginger “all-lower-case” coons studies the social implications of new technologies, especially technologies that mediate between individuals and standards. She holds a PhD and an MI from the University of Toronto, as well as a BFA in design from Concordia University. She was a member of the Critical Making Lab in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information from 2009 to 2015. Over the course of her recent research, she has collaborated with medical practitioners, software developers, NGOs, blind athletes, wearers of prostheses, researchers from a wide variety of fields, and several recalcitrant 3D printers. Her work encompasses customization, digital fabrication, anthropometry, and standards. Originally trained as a graphic designer, she is also a founding editor of Libre Graphics magazine and an advocate of Free/Libre and Open Source art and design practices.