How have blockchain technology and platformization changed the city?
Martijn de Waal is a professor at the research group of Play & Civic Media, at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He is a co-author of the book The Platform Society. Public Values in a Connective World (Oxford University Press 2018), and also published ' 'The City as Interface. How Digital Media are Changing the City' (Nai010 Publishers, 2014). He is also the general chair for the Media Architecture Biennale 2020 that will take place in Amsterdam.
In his talk Martijn will explore the rise of a 'platform society' from the perspective of urban culture and the design of public values and spaces.