Philipp Sander studied cultural studies at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg with a focus on “Media Theory and Media History” (B.A.) and Media Studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin (M.A.). During his studies, he was a research student in the DFG Research Group “Media Cultures of Computer Simulation” (MECS), a student assistant at the chair for “Media theories” and curator of the “Media Archeology Fundus” (MAF) at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Since 2018, he has been a research associate and PhD candidate with the research project “Assistive Media” at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, funded by German Research Foundation. His research focuses on a media-historical and archaeological view on assistive systems of hardware and software engineering.