Smart Cities & the Ethics of Things
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Smart Cities & the Ethics of Things

by coen_bergman   |   24 Aug, 2017

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As society becomes more digitized, each year produces more data than the last. Phones, televisions, cars, and cities are all becoming smart. There is a belief that smart technology will make our lives more efficient. But as cities across the world compete to adopt smart technologies, the question arises: Are smart cities becoming better cities? 

'Smart Cities & the Ethics of Things' is a bootcamp taking place August 23-25 in the Hague and Amsterdam. Government officials, entrepreneurs, and researchers including Clarity team member Ivonne Jansen-Dings are coming together to discuss the balance between efficiency and ethics in smart cities. How can we better understand society and the city? How do we innovate responsibly? How do we uphold ethical and social values? These questions and more will be considered.

More information can be found at https://www.junglegymlearning.nl/boot-camp-2017/ 

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The CLARITY project brings together stakeholder networks across Europe into an engaged and mobilised community that supports innovation in open eGovernment applications. If you are interested in contributing to the future vision of open eGovernment in Europe and in helping to bring it to life, we invite you to join the cause. Please sign up for our newsletter below and stay informed of opportunities to participate, interact and collaborate with other people in our network.


The CLARITY project is a two-year project, funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 framework. Grant Agreement number: 693881


Project Coordinator: Rachel Finn, Trilateral Research Ltd

Project Manager: Tally Hatzakis, Trilateral Research Ltd, tally.hatzakis@trilateralresearch.com

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