Bio: Gemma is chasing the elusive dream of being a circus performer. Until the time that her dream can be realized, she is pursuing a MS in Media Arts and Sciences from the Media Lab at MIT and works with the Computing Culture Group. She has lived in San Francisco and New York, worked as a floral designer, actor, dancer, software engineer, dishwasher, acupressure technician, PBX technician, cocktail waitress, pilates and Gyrotonic® instructor, dance teacher, choreographer, baker's assistant and freelance designer. She holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Art from Mills College in Oakland, California and is really serious about the circus thing.