New publication: “CyberParks – The Interface Between People, Places and Technology”

Another new co-edited volume out this year. Available Open Access. 

Costa, Carlos Smaniotto, Ina Šuklje Erjavec, Therese Kenna, Michiel de Lange, Konstantinos Ioannidis, Gabriela Maksymiuk, and Martijn de Waal, eds. 2019. CyberParks – The Interface Between People, Places and Technology: New Approaches and Perspectives, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [Available Open Access]

This edited volume is one of the outcomes of the EU COST funded research and network collaboration COST TU1306 Cyberparks, which has been running from 2014-2018. See the Cyberparks website here >>

 

The Mobile City co-edited this book, and authored the introduction to part 3

de Lange, Michiel, and Martijn de Waal. 2019. “Programming and Activating Cyberparks: An Introduction and Overview.” In CyberParks – The Interface Between People, Places and Technology: New Approaches and Perspectives, edited by Carlos Smaniotto Costa, Ina Šuklje Erjavec, Therese Kenna, Michiel de Lange, Konstantinos Ioannidis, Gabriela Maksymiuk and Martijn de Waal, 153-156. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [Available Open Access]

 

Michiel de Lange also co-authored one chapter:

 

de Lange, Michiel, Kåre Synnes, and Gerald Leindecker. 2019. “Smart Citizens in the Hackable City: On the Datafication, Playfulness, and Making of Urban Public Spaces Through Digital Art.” In CyberParks – The Interface Between People, Places and Technology: New Approaches and Perspectives, edited by Carlos Smaniotto Costa, Ina Šuklje Erjavec, Therese Kenna, Michiel de Lange, Konstantinos Ioannidis, Gabriela Maksymiuk and Martijn de Waal, 157-166. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [Available Open Access]

 

Michiel de Lange

Michiel de Lange (1976) is an Assistant Professor in New Media Studies at Utrecht University, researching mobile media and urban culture and identity. He is the co-founder of The Mobile City, an independent research group founded in 2007 that investigates the influence of digital media technologies on urban life and the implications for urban design and policy. Michiel is trained as a cultural anthropologist, and holds a PhD in philosophy (2010) with a dissertation about mobile media technologies and urban identities. He collaborated in a locative media art & science project (www.nomadicmilk.net). He worked for  Kennisland, a Dutch think-tank that aims to strengthen the knowledge-based society. Here he worked on several projects at the intersection of ICTs and the city, e.g. co-organizing the Creative Capital conference. He also volunteered and worked for Cybersoek, a computer neighborhood center in Amsterdam. He is advisor e-culture at Mediafonds.
Michiel is on Twitter and LinkedIn.