Max Kortlander is a researcher, and as such is involved in various Waag labs, such as the Future Internet Lab and Co-creation Lab. Within the realm of society and technology, his main interest is citizen-to-citizen diplomacy, and how digital tools might be created to foster peaceful dialogue between people who otherwise don’t have the opportunity to speak with one another.
Max has bachelors degrees in International Relations and Spanish from Bucknell University, and a masters degree in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam. As a researcher, writer and editor, he had the opportunity to work with interesting folks from all over the world.
- lifeSmart Citizens Lab18-05-2022Researcher Max Kortlander on the problems with the term 'citizens' in relation to citizen science, and the search for a new word for us.
- codeCommons Lab08-04-2021How do disruptive innovations threaten or improve democratic governance of public policy and data?
- codeFuture Internet Lab28-02-2021We are building a diverse network of people and organizations to create digital public spaces, and you can join.
- codeCommons Lab25-02-2021Implementation of new policies and technologies requires a co-creative process that makes citizens and mobility managers accessible to one another.
- codeFuture Internet Lab29-01-2021Leaving WhatsApp and the pursuit of fairer technology: Max Kortlander questions if we need to ask more from services like Signal.
- codeFuture Internet Lab08-05-2020Last night, the MUV pilot in Amsterdam came to a close as we held our final event: Participation in Practice.