Dick is director of STEIM and works as a lecturer at The Hague University in the field of information technology and society. His interest is the changing role of culture and cultural institutions in the contemporary network society. He is also works as an independent consultant on digital culture and new media for among other museums, libraries and archives. At STEIM, Dick works with musicians and other artists to investigate the way live performances and electronical music can inspire to look at complexity, intuition and improvisation in another way. In this research he also makes connections with other domains.