Nicolas Nova is an ethnographer and multi-disciplinary researcher, working both as co-founder of The Near Future Laboratory, a design fiction consultancy based in Europe and California, and Associate Professor at the Geneva School of Arts and Design (HEAD – Genève). He holds a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from the Swiss Institute of Technology (EPFL, Switzerland), as well as another PhD in Social Sciences from University of Geneva. He taught previously in various institutions such as Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Californie), ENSCI-Les Ateliers (France), Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Die Angewandte (Austria). His work lies at the intersection of social sciences, digital technologies and design.