Three Dutch Universities (Radboud University, Wageningen University and University of Twente) developed a large Citizen Science project, “Proeftuin” Citizen Science, by opening their labs to the mobile sensor industry . It seems to be a smart solution that responds to the needs of collaboration between industry and academia, that was possible with European funding (ERDF..
Category: Global trends / Society
Today, 6th of December, TU Delft hosted the Blockchangers Tech Deep Dive, an event for software developers interested in meeting developers from leading blockchain platforms: Mattereum, Bitcoin, BigchainDB, Hyperledger, IBM, Microsoft, IOTA and Parity. Most of us heard of Bitcoin and probably of blockchain. What is the difference? Blockchain is a technology that seems to..
“We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom”, said Edward Osborne Wilson, an American entomologist and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize.  While we are being overwhelmed by information on a daily basis, the spread of false or manipulated information is dominating media and conversations. Misinformation is everywhere and it is hard..