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Martjin de Waal

Martijn de Waal is a Senior Researcher at the Lectorate of Play and Civic Media at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. His work focuses on the relation between digital media and urban culture, with a specific interest in public space. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. His books include “De Platformsamenleving (The Platform Society)” and “The City as Interface.” Martijn founded TheMobileCity.nl, an international think tank and research network on New Media and Urban Culture; the Hackable City, a research project on collaborative citymaking in the Network Society; and Design & The City, a four day event on citizen-centered design approaches for the smart city.