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Profile

Biography

Fernando van der Vlist (@fvandervlist) is a research associate with the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ at the University of Siegen. He is a member of the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam) and the App Studies Initiative. He has lectured in new media, digital culture, and digital methods (University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, Utrecht Data School) and has a background in media arts and design. His research interests include software studies, digital methods, internet studies, platform studies, app studies, and computational culture. He has published open access in peer-reviewed journals like Big Data and Society, Surveillance and Society, Internet Policy Review, and Global Networks and is guest coeditor of a special issue of Computational Culture on ‘Apps and Infrastructures’ (2019).

Areas of Interest

software studies; digital methods; internet studies; platform studies; app studies; computational culture


Experience

Research

Teaching

Non-Academic


Education

Degrees

  1. (2015, July). Master of Arts (MA) (Media Studies (Research Master’s)). Graduate School of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://gsh.uva.nl/.
  2. van der Vlist, F. N. (2015, June). The Making of Predictions: Social Media-Based Prediction and Its Resources, Techniques, and Applications (Master's Thesis). Supervised by Dr. B. Rieder. Graduate School of Humanities, University of Amsterdam. http://dare.uva.nl/en/scriptie/569838.
  3. (2013, July). Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Media and Culture) (Cum Laude). College of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://www.uva.nl/.
  4. van der Vlist, F. N. (2013, June). A Technicity of Collaboration: Coordinating Distributed Software Development on GitHub (Bachelor's Thesis). Supervised by Dr. C. Gerlitz & E. J. T. Weltevrede. College of Humanities, University of Amsterdam.
  5. (2012, June). Bachelor of Design (BDes) (Graphic Design (Visual Communication)). School of Media & Design, Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences), the Netherlands. http://www.wdka.nl/.
  6. van der Vlist, F. N. (2012, June). Distributed Images, Distributed Identities, and Distributed Narratives (Bachelor's Projects). Supervised by L. J. M. A. Schijvens, K. M. Mientjes, & J. L. Nordeman. School of Media & Design, Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences), the Netherlands.
    van der Vlist, F. N. (2012, May). Distributed Narratives: Extracting Design Methods from Nonlinear Narrative Formations (Bachelor's Thesis). Supervised by J. L. Nordeman. School of Media & Design, Willem de Kooning Academy (Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences), the Netherlands.

Certificates

  1. (2017, August). University Teaching Qualification [Dutch: Basiskwalificatie onderwijs]. VU University Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://learnacademy.vu.nl/.

Grants

  1. Helmond, A. & van der Vlist, F. N. (2017, May). App Studies Initiative: An International Network for Advancing Research Into Mobile Apps (Network Grant). Cutting Edge Research Fund, Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research (AIHR), University of Amsterdam. http://aihr.uva.nl/content/news/2017/07/fifteen-grants-awarded---cutting-edge-research-fund.html.

Publications

(Authorship attribution: equal contributions, unless stated otherwise.)

Refereed

  1. Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., Nieborg, D. B., & van der Vlist, F. N. (Eds.) (forthcoming 2019). Apps and Infrastructures (Special Issue). Computational Culture, a Journal of Software Studies. London, UK: Computational Culture.
  2. Alinejad, D., Candidatu, L. I., Mevsimler, M., Minchilli, C., Ponzanesi, S., & van der Vlist, F. N. (2018). Diaspora and Mapping Methodologies: Tracing Transnational Digital Connections with ‘Mattering Maps’. Global Networks, a Journal of Transnational Affairs. London, UK: John Wiley & Sons and Global Networks Partnership. DOI: 10.1111/glob.12197.
  3. Helmond, A., Nieborg, D. B., & van der Vlist, F. N. (2017). The Political Economy of Social Data: A Historical Analysis of Platform–Industry Partnerships. In #SMSociety ’17 Proceedings of the 8th 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society, New York, NY: ACM Publications. DOI: 10.1145/3097286.3097324.
  4. Helmond, A., van der Vlist, F. N., Gerlitz, C., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (Eds.) App Studies: Platform Rules and Methodological Challenges. In 2016 AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research, 6, Chicago, IL: Association of Internet Researchers. http://spir.aoir.org/index.php/spir/article/view/1251.
  5. van der Vlist, F. N. (2017). Counter-Mapping Surveillance: A Critical Cartography of Mass Surveillance Technology After Snowden. Surveillance & Society, 15(1), 137–157. DOI: 10.24908/ss.v15i1.5307.
  6. van der Vlist, F. N. (2016). Accounting for the Social: Investigating Commensuration and Big Data Practices at Facebook. Big Data & Society 3(1), 1–16. DOI: 10.1177/2053951716631365.

Academic

  1. Dieter, M. J., Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., Tkacz, N. van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2018, August). Store, interface, package, connection: Methods and propositions for app studies. CRC ‘Media of Cooperation’ Working Paper Series No. 4. Siegen, DE: Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen. http://bit.ly/wps1187-4.
  2. van der Vlist, F. N., & Helmond, A. (2017, October). Media Studies Reference Worksheets: Digital Research Skills for Media Studies. Department of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam. http://bit.ly/msrw-index.
  3. van der Vlist, F. N., & Helmond, A. (2017, March). Speculative data selfies. Internet Policy Review. http://policyreview.info/articles/news/speculative-data-selfies/449.
  4. Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2016, December). App Support Ecologies: An Empirical Investigation of App–Platform Relations. 1st 2016 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’. http://bit.ly/app-support-ecologies.
  5. van der Vlist, F. N. (2015, June). The Making of Predictions: Social Media-Based Prediction and Its Resources, Techniques, and Applications (Master's Thesis). University of Amsterdam. http://dare.uva.nl/en/scriptie/569838.

Non-Academic

  1. Kouwenhoven, A. & Logtenberg, H. (2017, February 27). En meteen is daar de tweet: #waarwasBuma. Research by E. K. Borra, F. N. van der Vlist, E. V. den Tex, M. L. Adriaanse, N. A. (Nienke) Zoetbrood, & M. de Groot. nrc.nl. Amsterdam: NRC Media. http://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2017-02-27/en-meteen-is-daar-de-tweet-waarwasbuma-7033073-a1547979.
  2. Kouwenhoven, A. (2015, September 10). Politie wiste per ongeluk gegevens infiltratie bij jihadi’s. Research by J. F. T. M. van Dijck, F. N. van der Vlist, & C. A. Kolopaking. nrc.nl. Amsterdam, NL: NRC Media. http://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2015-09-10/politie-wiste-per-ongeluk-gegevens-infiltratie-bij-1535297-a302661.
  3. Dunnewind, A. (Dir.). (2017, October). Future of the Past. Utrecht, NL: Stichting Impakt. http://fotp.impakt.nl/.
  4. van Hees, C., et al. (Eds.). (2013, December). De grote Rotterdamse kunstkalender 2014 (GRKK ’14): 136–136. Rotterdam, NL: Trichis Publishing. ISBN: 978-9490608675.
  5. Bruinsma, M. (Ed.). (2012, October). ITEMS Dutch Design Graduates 2012. Items 4–5: 41–112. Amsterdam, NL: Stichting Design Items. http://dutchdesigngraduates.nl/.
  6. Oosterhuis, K., Bier, H., Biloria, N., Kievid, C., Slootweg, O., Xia, X. (Eds.) (2012). Hyperbody: First Decade of Interactive Architecture. Design by N. O. Schrader, M. Ejdys, E. Boldt, G. de Brock, & F. N. van der Vlist. Heijningen, NL: Jap Sam Books. ISBN: 978-9490322090. http://www.minddesign.info/hyperbody.html.
  7. Hageman, M. & Schuller, G. (2012). Amsterdam in stukken / Amsterdam in Documents, 2010–1275. Design by G. Schuller, R. Noordhoek, S. Sturing, & F. N. van der Vlist. Amsterdam and Antwerp: De Bezige Bij and Lido Books. ISBN: 978-9055448371. http://www.theworldasflatland.net/amsterdam-in-documents.htm.

Conferences & Workshops

Organised

  1. (2018, July). Retraining the Machine: Addressing Algorithmic Bias. 12th 2018 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’18). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 2–13. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2018.
  2. (2018, April). YouTube as Test Society II. 3rd 2018 Mobile Interface Methods Workshop. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ and Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM), University of Siegen, Germany, April 19–20.
  3. (2018, January). The Social Lives of Digital Methods: Encounters, Experiments, Interventions. 10th 2018 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’18). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 12–16. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2018.
  4. (2017, December). YouTube as Test Society. 2nd 2017 Mobile Interface Methods Workshop. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ and Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM), University of Siegen, Germany, December 11–12.
  5. (2017, June). Get the Picture?: Digital Methods for Visual Research. 11th 2017 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’17). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 26 – July 7. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2017.
  6. (2017, January). Data Infrastructures: Database Stories, Dumps and Query Driven Narratives. 9th 2017 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’17). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 12–16. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2017.
  7. (2016, November). Towards an App Analysis. 1st 2016 Mobile Interface Methods Workshop. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, November 10–11. http://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/events/workshop-mobile-interface-methods/.

Contributed

  1. (2018, October). 3rd 2018 Amsterdam Privacy Conference. Amsterdam Platform for Privacy Research, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, October 5–8. http://www.apc2018.com/.
  2. (2018, September). Media in the Wild: Digital Practices in Motion. 3rd 2018 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, September 25–26. http://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/.
  3. (2018, June). The Tracked Society: Interdisciplinary Approaches on Online Tracking. ‘Assessing Big Data’ (ABIDA) and Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 21–22.
  4. (2018, May). Voices. 68th 2018 Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA ’18). Prague, Czech Republic, May 24–28. http://www.icahdq.org/.
  5. (2018, March). Using Web Archives to Chronicle Platform Evolution. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, United Kingdom, March 22. http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/ddh/eventrecords/2017-18/webarchives.aspx.
  6. (2018, March). Research Seminar on Digital Economy. Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom, March 21.
  7. (2018, February). Digital Methods in Context. Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI), University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, February 22.
  8. (2017, November). Digital Platforms and Boundary Infrastructures. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, November 2–3. http://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/en/events/workshop-digital-platforms-and-boundary-infrastructures/.
  9. (2017, August). The Crisis in Political Polling and the Rise of Data Mining. Department of Thematic Studies: Technology and Social Change (TEMA T), Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden, August 16–18.
  10. (2017, July). Social Media for Good or Evil. 8th 2017 International Conference on Social Media and Society (#SMSociety ’17). Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto, ON, Canada, July 28–30. http://socialmediaandsociety.org/.
  11. (2017, June). 2nd 2017 Data Power Conference. School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 22–23. http://carleton.ca/datapower/.
  12. (2017, May). Consolidation of Platform Power, LSE Media Policy Project, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of London, United Kingdom, May 15.
  13. (2017). Research Seminar ‘Locating Media’ [German: Forschungskolloquium DFG-Graduiertenprogramm „Locating Media”, Termine Sommersemester 2017]. Graduate School ‘Locating Media’, University of Siegen, Germany. http://www.locatingmedia.uni-siegen.de/.
  14. (2017, March). Investigating the Formation and Representation of Crowds, Groups and Clusters in Digital Economies. 2017 Data Publics Conference. Lancaster University and Newcastle University, Lancaster, United Kingdom, March 31 – April 2. http://datapublics.net/.
  15. (2016, December). Historical Network Analysis. CREATE Digital History Workshop Series. ‘Creative Amsterdam: An E-Humanities Perspective’ (CREATE), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December 14. http://www.create.humanities.uva.nl/.
  16. (2016, December). Infrastructures of Publics – Publics of Infrastructures. 1st 2016 Annual Conference of the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’. Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’, University of Siegen, Germany, December 8–10. http://www.mediacoop.uni-siegen.de/.
  17. (2016, October). Internet Rules! 17th 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR ’16). Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, October 5–8. http://aoir.org/.
  18. (2016, September). The Platform Society. 4th 2016 Internet, Politics, and Policy Conference (IPP ’16). Oxford Internet Institute (OII) and Policy & Internet, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, September 22–23. http://ipp.oii.ox.ac.uk/.
  19. (2016, June). Only Connect?: A Critical Appraisal of Connecting Practices in the Age of Social Media. 10th 2016 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’16). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 27 – July 8. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2016.
  20. (2016, January). Otherwise Engaged: Critical Analytics and the New Meanings of Engagement Online. 8th 2016 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’16). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 11–15. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2016.
  21. (2015, June). Post-Snowden Media Empiricism and Secondary Social Media: Data Studies Beyond Facebook and Twitter. 9th 2015 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’15). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 29 – July 10. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2015.
  22. (2015, January). Show Me Your Dashboard: New Media Monitoring and Data Analytics as Critical Practice. 7th 2015 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’15). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 12–16. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2015.
  23. (2014, October). Citizen Empowerment Tools. 1st 2014 Citizen Data Sprint. Citizen Data Lab and Amsterdam Creative Industries Network, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands, October 20–24. http://www.citizendatalab.com/.
  24. (2014, June). On Geolocation: Remote Event Analysis (Mapping Conflicts, Disasters, Elections and other Events with Online and Social Media Data). 8th 2014 Digital Methods Summer School (DMI ’14). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 23 – July 4. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/SummerSchool2014.
  25. (2014, June). News and the Changing Culture of Public Information. 4th 2014 RMeS Summer School. Research School for Media Studies (RMeS) and The Huizinga Instituut, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 16–18. http://www.rmes.nl/summer-school-news-changing-culture-public-information/.
  26. (2014, March). Coping with Vulnerability to Climate Change: Adaptation, its Limits and Post-Adaptation Mechanisms. 2nd 2014 EMAPS Amsterdam Sprint. Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 24–28. http://wiki.digitalmethods.net/Dmi/VulnerabilityClimateChange.
  27. (2014, January). My Sentiments Exactly: On Methods of Early Warning, Detection and Monitoring through Online and Social Media. 6th 2014 Digital Methods Winter School, Data Sprint and Mini-Conference (DMI ’14). Digital Methods Initiative, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January 13–17. http://digitalmethods.net/Dmi/WinterSchool2014.

Non-Academic

  1. (2017, May). Platforms, burgerrechten en de markt. Digitaal 66, Democrats 66. Florin Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands, May 11. http://digitaal66.d66.nl/agenda/platforms-burgerrechten-en-markt/.
  2. (2015, October). The Future of the past (In a World Well Documented. 2015 Impakt Festival. Stichting Impakt. Theater Kikker, Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 28 – November 1. http://impakt.nl/festival/.
  3. (2012, September). Virtueel Platform HOT100 Workshop. 7th 2012 PICNIC Festival (PICNIC ’12). EYE Film Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 17.

Art Exhibitions

  1. (2013, October). Studio @ NN DE Café. Design by F. N. van der Vlist. NN DE Café, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, October–March 2014. http://www.nndecafe.nl/.
  2. (2012, October). Dutch Design Week 2012 (DDW ’12). Machinekamer (Radio Royaal), Strijp-S, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, October 20–28. http://www.ddw.nl/.
  3. (2012, June). 2012 Graduation Festival. Fenixloodsen I–II, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, June 29 – July 6. http://www.wdka.nl/.
  4. (2011, May). Rotterdam 2057. BLAAK10 Gallery & Store, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 12–15. http://extra.wdka.nl/blaak10/.

Awards & Honours

  1. (2016, March). Nomination: Internet Scriptieprijzen 2015 (in the domain Internet and social sciences or humanities). Koninklijke Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen, Haarlem, the Netherlands. http://khmw.nl/.
  2. (2014, May). Nomination: Scriptieprijs UvA–UU–RUG. Student Association Off-Screen, Student Association AKT, and Student Association IK, the Netherlands.
  3. (2013, December). De grote Rotterdamse kunstkalender 2014 (GRKK ’14). Trichis Publishing, Rotterdam. http://www.trichispublishing.nl/boeken/de-grote-nederlandse-kunstkalender.
  4. (2013, July). Graduation With Honour (Cum Laude). University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://www.uva.nl/.
  5. (2013, February). The Best Dutch Book Designs 2012 [Dutch: De Best Verzorgde Boeken 2012] (awarded to Mind Design). Stichting De Best Verzorgde Boeken, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://www.bestverzorgdeboeken.nl/.
  6. Oosterhuis, K., Bier, H., Biloria, N., Kievid, C., Slootweg, O., Xia, X. (Eds.) (2012). Hyperbody: First Decade of Interactive Architecture. Design by N. O. Schrader, M. Ejdys, E. Boldt, G. de Brock, & F. N. van der Vlist. Heijningen, NL: Jap Sam Books. ISBN: 978-9490322090. http://www.minddesign.info/hyperbody.html.
  7. (2012, October). ITEMS Dutch Design Graduates 2012. Stichting Design Items, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://dutchdesigngraduates.nl/.
  8. (2012, September). Virtueel Platform HOT100 2012. Virtueel Platform, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. http://virtueelplatform.nl/activiteiten/hot100.
  9. (2012, September). Nomination: Rotterdamse Communicatie Scriptieprijs 2012. Platform Communicatie Rotterdam, the Netherlands. http://www.scriptieprijsrotterdam.nl/.
  10. (2012, June). Nomination: Drempelprijs Vormgeving. City of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. http://www.rotterdam.nl/.

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