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hack the planet border sessions hack the planet border sessions

Hackathon Border Sessions
28–30 June 2017

Big data Collaboration Community Creativity Global challenges Maker community Technology

Are you ready to hack the planet with your unique skills? Let’s join forces to take on some real global challenges! In collaboration with BorderSessions, Hack The Planet organizes a hackathon where you get the chance to work together with the main parties who are improving this world. UNICEF and Oxfam are already confirmed to be present, taking a […]

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can we trust data driven systems can we trust data driven systems

Raising awareness:Can we trust data-driven systems to influence our lives?

Big data Innovation Technology

As a result of rapid technological innovation, we are all well aware that business as usual is changing drastically. And perhaps more rapidly than we can imagine. How to innovate effectively and efficiently? All meaningful answers point in the direction of the use of data analytics. Yet, we all worry about its trustworthiness. Data analytics makes everything is […]

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IDRG Conference 2017
3 March 2017 09:00-18:30

Big data Collaboration Peace

Every spring, the International Data Responsibility Group organises the annual IDRG conference in The Hague. This annual meeting brings together experts and practitioners working with data for crisis-affected communities and the most at-risk populations worldwide. Through presentations by a variety of experts and several interactive workshops, participants explore the potential risks and harms that could be […]

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Big Data Innovation Event
1 November 2016

Big data

On November 1st 2016, you are invited to participate in the Big Data Innovation Event in the Dutch Innovation Factory in Zoetermeer. Programme 16.00h – Registration 16.45h – Meet Saskia du Bois-Schütz, the quartermaster of the Regional Big Data Innovation Hub, who will explain the plans for this hub. The Big Data Innovation Hub is the starting point for companies, […]

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Hacks and thought experiments from WTHX3.

Big data Collaboration Cyber security Education Event Justice

Questions make people think, make people wander, they make understanding possible. Problems have a sense of urgency, they motivate, a have a way influencing emotions. Answers, products and solutions are great, but without questions and problems they are meaningless. The third edition of What the Hacks started with thought provoking talks from Artyom Loskutov, Arthur […]

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