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Border Sessions Border Sessions

Border Sessions is coming to town:“We unite creative minds that view technology as an instrument for change”

Collaboration Community Technology

At the end of the month, the Border Sessions festival will spread its energy across town. Border Sessions is an annual technology festival and year-round lab that focuses on technology for society. We checked in with co-founder Michel Behre. “We make an effort to gather different people that are doing vastly different things in their […]

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Border Sessions Festival Border Sessions Festival

Border Sessions Festival:“Our thinking about society needs to get linked to the latest technology”

Global challenges Social innovation Startups Technology

Gerrit Jan Van ‘t Veen is co-founder of Border Sessions, a cutting-edge international festival in The Hague that focuses on technology for society. Or, more specifically, on how emerging technologies are shaping our future society. He has an interesting take on The Hague’s unique dynamics as governance city that focuses a lot of its energy […]

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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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