Citizens in the ‘Smart City’: Participation, Co-production and Governance COVID19Smart Cities

Citizens in the ‘Smart City’: Participation, Co-production and Governance

By Paolo Cardullo, researcher at TURBA Lab research group of the IN3.   My first monograph, “Citizens in the ‘Smart City’ Participation, Co-production, Governance”, has been just published by Routledge, Studies in Urbanism and the City. The[…]

Conversations on Open Source Sustainability Open dataScience and Technology StudiesSoftwareSustainability

Conversations on Open Source Sustainability

By Javer Luis Cánovas Nowadays, Open Source Systems (OSS) has become a vital part of our society and its digital transformation. It lives in almost every device we use, ranging from mobile devices or personal[…]

Angel A. Juan joins the Council of the I-Sim Society at INFORMS, a leading professional association in operations research and data analytics  Data AnalyticsLogisticsOperations research

Angel A. Juan joins the Council of the I-Sim Society at INFORMS, a leading professional association in operations research and data analytics 

Angel A. Juan, head of the IN3’s ICSO (Internet Computing & Systems Optimization) research group and full professor at the UOC’s Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications, has been chosen to sit on the[…]

Coronavirus and lockdown: What does a meat processing plant have in common with a rest home? AgeismCareCOVID19DisabilityHealth

Coronavirus and lockdown: What does a meat processing plant have in common with a rest home?

By Andrea García-Santesmases & Joan Moyà   In an interview for the morning programme on Spain’s national radio station on 20 March, Carlos Baute stated that “this virus brought the word equality: in the face[…]

Ricard Espelt: “Consumerism after COVID-19 will be more aware and responsible” ConsumerismCOVID19Sustainability

Ricard Espelt: “Consumerism after COVID-19 will be more aware and responsible”

Ricard Espelt, an expert in platform cooperativism, is a researcher with the DIMMONS (Digital Commons) research group at the UOC’s Internet Interdisciplinary Institute. In light of the health crisis linked to COVID-19, he believes that[…]

MegaM@Rt2: An scalable model-based framework for continuous development and runtime validation of complex systems Science and Technology Studies

MegaM@Rt2: An scalable model-based framework for continuous development and runtime validation of complex systems

By Abel Gómez   In the global context, the European electronic industry faces stiff competition. Electronic systems are becoming more and more complex and software intensive, which calls for novel engineering practices to tackle advances[…]

7 Privacy related questions about contact tracing apps AppsCOVID19Science and Technology StudiesSocial Networks

7 Privacy related questions about contact tracing apps

By Julián Salas & Cristina Pérez.  Now that in many countries the lockdown measures and restrictions on the mobility implemented to control the COVID-19 pandemic are being relaxed gradually, contact tracing is taking place as[…]

Opinion article: On data and pandemics AgeismICTSocial Networks

Opinion article: On data and pandemics

By Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol Amid the pandemic, we realize that we don’t know how to count the deceased. We see this in every mistake. And it’s happening everywhere as if each country had to (re)invent the[…]