Max Kortlander

  • Researcher
    Max Kortlander

    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.

Articles

  • life
    Smart Citizens Lab
    18-05-2022
    Researcher Max Kortlander on the problems with the term 'citizens' in relation to citizen science, and the search for a new word for us.
  • code
    Commons Lab
    08-04-2021
    How do disruptive innovations threaten or improve democratic governance of public policy and data?
  • code
    Future Internet Lab
    28-02-2021
    We are building a diverse network of people and organizations to create digital public spaces, and you can join.
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    Commons Lab
    25-02-2021
    Implementation of new policies and technologies requires a co-creative process that makes citizens and mobility managers accessible to one another.
  • code
    Future Internet Lab
    29-01-2021
    Leaving WhatsApp and the pursuit of fairer technology: Max Kortlander questions if we need to ask more from services like Signal.
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    Future Internet Lab
    08-05-2020
    Last night, the MUV pilot in Amsterdam came to a close as we held our final event: Participation in Practice.