LAST magazine

The Team of the LAST magazine

Johnathon Win

became the chief editor of the printed magazine in 2019

Johnathon is a musician based in Melbourne, Australia.

Alex Smith

was the original chief editor of the printed magazine

Alex studied visual artist at Pomona College and now works as a data scientist at a think tank. You can find her spinning fire and playing guitar in Richmond, CA.

Joshua Spreng

is the main designer of the website

Joshua Spreng is from Bern, Switzerland. He studied Physics and Mathematics at Lake Forest College. In Fall 2019 Joshua will begin his master studies in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Bern. In his free time Joshua Spreng likes to code and design websites and to do photography. Linkedin

Jeffrey Holmes

is a writer for the magazine

Jeffrey Holmes is a journalist, academic, and musician from Philadelphia, PA. Holmes has published in the Daily Local News, Fresh Philosophy Journal, and Culness among others. They release music on FL's DMT Tapes, dropping their fifth album earlier this year. Holmes can be emailed at and reached on Twitter @lilslugger2k18.

Mike Whipple

contributes articles to the magazine

Mike is a University of Alberta graduate who teaches physics in Edmonton, Alberta, and makes self-indulgent music in passing.

Connor Rudmann

produces video interviews for the website

Connor is a video journalist and filmmaker living in Palo Alto.

Brooke Berglund

is the main developer of the online version and contributes articles to the printed magazine

Brooke is an undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying Industrial and Systems Engineering. After her studies she aims to work in the field of User Experience (UX), designing and building software to be beautiful and efficient. (LinkedIn)

Roya Ebtehaj

contributes articles to LAST magazine.

Roya is an interdisciplinary artist and educator based in the Bay Area, California. She holds an MFA degree in Digital Media Arts from San Jose State University. She is currently a post-MFA fellow at Santa Clara University in the Department of Art and Art History; teaching Digital Imaging, 3D Animation & Modeling.

Jinxia Niu

contributes articles to LAST magazine.

Jinxia is a professional writer and journalist from China who has published two books and countless articles:

Ramya Ramachandran

contributes articles to LAST magazine.

Ramya is a University of Texas at Austin biomedical engineering graduate who currently works for a medical device company in Palo Alto, CA and enjoys traveling, kayaking, and baking in her free time.

Piero Scaruffi

is the founder of the L.A.S.T. magazine

Piero is based in Silicon Valley. He has taught at several universities, published more than 20 books on subjects ranging from Rock Music to Artificial Intelligence, and won a few poetry awards. He founded the LASER series, the LAST festival and the LAST magazine. An avid traveler, he has visited more than 160 countries of the world. Check out his website.