Every tweet is a tiny piece of research

Avid twitterer Eugène Franken is fast approaching 10,000 followers. He writes about the secret of a good tweet and wonders out loud if tweets also contribute to innovation.

Should we get rid of gas or not?

The energy transition is the largest renovation in the Netherlands since the Delta Works. Our excellent gas infrastructure could come in handy in this respect, contends IO columnist Eugene Franken.

The 15-minute city

What if we could reach every important city facility within 15 minutes? More and more urban planners see this as an ideal situation. Eugene Franken reflects on the pros and cons.

EHVXL garners public support for urban renewal

When a city is growing as fiercely as Eindhoven, you need to organize widespread public support amongst the population. Which is why Eugene Franken set up EHVXL with a group of friends.