Citizens in the Smart City

This is my monograph published in 2021 by Routledge and edited during the first lock-down…

Book Endorsements

Many thanks to the amazing scholars who provided their time to read and comment on my work: Citizens in the ‘Smart City’. Participation, Co-production, Governance. (2021) Routledge

The book would not have existed without the scholarly contribution they made to the ‘smart city’ and related fields… I was lucky to work with some of them or meet others in conferences and events around the world…


Algorithmic project (2007 – date)

It shows how derivative is intellectual work by juxtaposing the work I have done so far with a clever WordPress plugin, Zotpress.  This connects kiddingthecity to my evolving Zotero library: little need to type anything here


Open Access since 2007

Creative Commons, Open Access Repositories, Pre-prints and Working Papers

Other Contributions

Edited collections and book chapters, invited talks and blog posts, self-made videos and photobooks…

About Me

Paolo Cardullo @kiddingthecity

Senior Researcher at IN3, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Barcelona — Lately, Beatriu de Pinòs, Marie-Curie Action cofund: Grant no. 2018 BP 00068. Project title: Technological Sovereignty through and beyond Barcelona Smart City. Award ended in April 2023

Blog & Projects

Past projects and latest developments

Academic Curriculum

My Book

Book Endorsements

kiddingthecity is…


…a webspace created by Paolo Cardullo in 2007 during his PhD at Goldsmiths University of London. It has gone through a few updates building up on new projects and publications