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The platform economy reinforces gender inequality COVID19genderPlatform EconomyWorkshop

The platform economy reinforces gender inequality

With the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen an acceleration of the digitization and “platformization” of the economy. From the beginning, the platform economy has been celebrated as a more open, inclusive and democratic model than[…]

Challenges of cultural organizations: between local and global Literary StudiesWorkshop

Challenges of cultural organizations: between local and global

  The study of cultural organizations has kindled the interest of a growing  number of researchers who work in diverse fields, disciplines, and perspectives. Despite the potential  of this object of study, it poses several[…]

Looking back at Castells’ trilogy, The Information Age ArticlesICTInternetWorkshop

Looking back at Castells’ trilogy, The Information Age

The year 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of the publication of the first volume of the The Information Age trilogy authored by Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) Professor of Sociology, Manuel Castells. It is one of the most influential works for[…]

Angel Juan: “Algorithms and big data are the future of transport” Big DataCOVID19Data AnalyticsEnvironmentLogisticsVideosWorkshop

Angel Juan: “Algorithms and big data are the future of transport”

  The 2020 Workshop on Sustainable & Intelligent Transportation (2020 SI-Trans Workshop), the official meeting point of the Spanish R&D Network in Sustainable and Intelligent Transport, was held online on the 10 and 11 November.[…]

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2020 Workshop on “Sports and Health Analytics Research”

    Currently, there is plenty of research showing the correlation between practicing sports and health. However, using big data and artificial intelligence, this raw data can be transformed into information and knowledge, thus allowing[…]