xtine burrough is a media artist and educator. She has authored, co-authored, edited, and co-edited several books including Foundations of Digital Art and Design and Net Works: Case Studies in Web Art and Design. She uses social networking, databases, search engines, blogs, and applications in combination with popular sites like Facebook, YouTube, or Mechanical Turk, to create web communities promoting interpretation and autonomy. xtine is passionate about creating works that transform social experiences. She is a Webby Honoree, has received a Terminal commission and an award from the UK Big Lottery fund. She is an associate professor at California State University Fullerton, where she bridges the gap between histories, theories, and production in new media education. Her website is missconceptions.net.