‘Visiting Scholar’ @ MIT

In 2009 was ik een ‘visiting scholar’ bij het Centre for Future Civic Media op het Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Stifo@Sandberg Masterclass on Digital Media Formats

Sitfo@Sandberg is a yearly Masterclass in which traditional media makers (film, drama, documentary) are coupled with new media designers to experiment with new media formats. The Masterclass starts of with a large public…


Masterclass New Media & Journalism

The Dutch NGO Press Now asked me to set up a two day masterclass on New Media and Journalism for the students and staff at the Caucasus Media Institute in Yerevan, Armenia. The…


The Mobile City

The Mobile City is een onderzoeksgroep, welog en serie conferenties over de rol van digitale media in stedelijk ontwerp


Ik ben een van de oprichters.


‘Greetings from Pendrecht’ @ Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in Shenzhen and Hong Kong

For the second Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in Shenzhen and Hong Kong I worked together with Dutch graphic Designers Leon & Loes on a project called ‘Greetings from Pendrecht – The City…


HotSpot: Virtual Worlds

Together with Femke Wolting, who is a director at Submarine, I was invited to curate and host a session on Virtual Worlds, for the HotSpot network of mediaprofessionals working at or with Public…


Hot Spot

Hot Spot is an informal network of staff members and free lancers connected to Dutch Public Broadcasting. The goal of this network is to exchange ideas, get inspiration and stay up to date…


Tangent Leap – Mediaculture in China

Together with V2 and the International Institute for Asian Studies I organized a symposium on media culture in China. Whereas many discussions on media in China focus on censorship, we wanted to address…


De Nieuwe Reporter

De Nieuwe Reporter is een weblog over de toekomst van de journalistiek.


Ik was een van de oprichters en in 2005-2006 een van de twee hoofdredacteuren.


7 Weken in China (7 Weeks in China)

In the fall of 2003, Chris Bajema and I travelled along the big cities of china’s east coast, reporting weekly for the Dutch Daily NPR-program De Ochtenden, and daily on our weblog. We…

Currently Working on

* Researching Program Publieke Ruimte Publieke Zaak with The Mobile City

* Research project with Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving on Smart Cities

* Research project on Hackable Cities in Amsterdam Buiksloterham, with The Mobile City and One Architecture

* Giving lots of talks about my book ‘The City as Interface

Just Finished

* Moderating a symposium on the future of art education in a digital society.
* Lecturing & consulting on projects developed in Sandber@mediafonds masterclass 2013 Liquid Journalism
* Just got back from a trip to Seoul and New Songdo for a radio and newspaper reportage on smart cities for VPRO Radio 1 and de Volkskrant
* Essay and expert meeting on The Future of the City voor het Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving
* Workshop Society 2.0 at City of Utrecht
* Mapping Digital Media research for Open Society Institute
* Recent lectures:

27 nov Designers of the Future (Respondent – Delft),

30 nov Creative Mornings Amsterdam,

10 dec The Future of the City (Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam)

25 FebĀ Stadsleven: de Interactieve Stad. Talk show olv Tracy Metz, de Rode Hoed (Amsterdam)


* Organizing Dutch E-Culture Days at Helsinki World Design Capital for Virtueel Platform



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