Chris Csíkszentmihályi is European Research Area Chair at Madeira Interactive Technology Institute (M-ITI), and is director of the Rootio Project, a sociotechnical platform for community radio. Csíkszentmihályi has been a professor at colleges, universities, and institutes, from Parsons the New School for Design to MIT. He co founded and directed the MIT Center for Future Civic Media (C4), which was dedicated to developing technologies that strengthen communities. He also founded the MIT Media Lab’s Computing Culture group, which worked to create unique media technologies for cultural and political applications. Trained as an artist, he has worked in the intersection of new technologies, media, and the arts for 16 years, lecturing, showing new media work, and presenting installations on five continents and one subcontinent. His work has been featured in venues ranging from BBC, New York Times, and Washington Post to Art Journal.