William J. Mitchell (1944 - 2010) was a visionary architect, brilliant design thinker, and writer, and the former dean of MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning. As the Director of the Smart Cities research group at the MIT Media Lab he developed projects, innovations, and concepts that critically questioned the conventional notions of urban design, and worked on disruptive ideas on sustainable cities and innovative media experiences to improve people’s life. 


This hackathon is inspired by Bill Mitchell's book Me++: The Cyborg Self and the Networked City, so start thinking about ways in which you can bring his ideas to your projects. 

Here are a few links that might be helpful in understanding Bill Mitchell's work.


MIT Video : Me++: The Cyborg Self and the Networked City
MIT Press: Bill Mitchell's Books
Book: Connected Sustainable Cities by Bill Mitchell and Federico Casalegno