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A light pilot that was put together with the citizens

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: Annemarie Totté looks back on Roadmap Light. Read all the articles here. As project leader, Annemarie Totté was responsible for tendering the Roadmap Light. A project that provides the whole of Eindhoven with a smart light grid. Not so strange that the municipality came to...

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Stratumseind: Eindhoven’s data street

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: Richard Ponjee about Citybeacons. Read all the articles here. From his control room in brasserie De Oude Rechtbank, Tinus Kanters oversees his domain. Looking outside through the window, he sees Stratumseind, the pub street of Eindhoven. Inside he sees a wall full of screens and computers....

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Eindhoven Data Center: helping Eindhoven with data

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: Richard Ponjee about Citybeacons. Read all the articles here. Data, data, and still more additional data. The foundation of the Smart Society consists of ones, zeros and other info. But who collects data? And where can people find it then? And even more important: what is...

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The citizen as a source for the Smart Society

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: Frederique Marks on Crowdsourcing. Read all the articles here. ‘Try and make the route from 18 September Square to Strijp-S a lot more attractive.’ With this assignment, Frederique Marks sent the people of Eindhoven to the drawing board in 2016. She received some 200 ideas. Marks:...

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Smart Society Eindhoven: endless options for the Citybeacons

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: Richard Ponjee about Citybeacons. Read all the articles here. They have become familiar with any visitor of the Eindhoven inner city by now: the Citybeacons. Ingenious and modern looking poles with a large screen that adorn the city center. But what most Eindhoven residents don’t know...

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“Combine data with the Reality of the Street”

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week we look back with project leader Linda Vlassenrood. Read all the articles here. In Eindhoven, technology seems to be the answer to everything, according to Linda Vlassenrood. But the questions that people face are not always clear. On behalf of the municipality of Eindhoven, she,...

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Smart Cities and the legibility of Data (2)

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: Readability of data, part 2. Read all the articles in this series here. Last week we discussed the examples of “misleading data practices”. This week: how it should be done. How does it work? The questions that need to be asked first are: how will...

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Smart Cities and the legibility of data (1)

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: Readability of data, part 1. Read all the articles in this series here. Part of the Dutch Design Week and World Design Event was the exhibition Embassy of Data, presented by DATA Studio Eindhoven. The programme included the international conference A City As Smart As...

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A City As Smart As Its Citizens: Data-empowerment, Part 2

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new contribution on E52. This week: A look back at Dutch Design Week. Read all the articles in this series here. On October 24th during the Dutch Design Week, as part of the World Design Event, DATA Studio Eindhoven realized the exhibition Embassy of Data. Part of the accompanying programme was...

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“Algorithms are neither neutral nor value-free”

Dr. Katleen Gabriels is Assistant Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology. She is specialized in computer ethics. In 2016, her book “Onlife” was published (in Dutch), in which she analyzes the potentials and pitfalls of the Internet of Things, digitization, and big data. Katleen is an elected steering committee member of Ethicomp, the international organization around ethical computing. Jaxenter interviewed her because of the keynote she will give at the Machine Learning Conference next month in Berlin. By Melanie Feldman, Jaxenter Our first ML Conference will debut in December in Berlin. Until then, we’d like to give you a taste of...

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