Luís Cláudio Ribeiro born in 1961 and he is a professor at Lusófona University, in Lisbon. PhD in Communication Sciences, develops research activity in the field of media epistemology and sound studies. His recent publications focus on the medium, identification and characterization of changes by the use of sound mediators in contemporary society: O Mundo é uma Paisagem Devastada pela Harmonia (Lisboa: Vega, 2011) e O Som Moderno – Novas formas de criação e escuta (Lisboa: Edições Lusófonas, 2011).). He is the main investigator of the project Lisbon SoundMap, supported by the Portuguese Government (FCT): http://lsm.ulusofona.pt and http://lisbonsoundmap.wordpress.com/. In addition to the academic activity, he is also a poet and novelist. His most recent novel is Sucede no entanto que o Outono veio (Lisboa: Vega, 2013) and Um Jardim Abandonado que Desbota (Lisboa: 2014).