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/dev/haag meetup #32: peace, wifi and floods

Another meetup with a diverse range of topics in the technological and digital space!

• peaceinformaticslab.org: Can data be a driver for sustainable development, humanitarian response or even peace and justice? Within the Peace Informatics Lab (Centre for Innovation, Leiden University) we develop data-driven solutions for positive change. Thomas Baar will share some of the projects, we have been working on.

cwi.nl: Hannes Mühleisen from the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam will dive into his "research project" in which he grabbed open wifi signals from the Dutch trains to understand what people do when they stare at their phones in the trains. The ensuing publication in de Correspondent caused a big stir in (social) media.

• floodtags.com: can you analyze and understand emergency crises such as floods using tweets? Jurjen Wagemaker will enlighten us with the challenges and the opportunities of filtering and analyzing tweets.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Enthusiastic speakers and fascinating information. Thank you!

    November 2, 2015

  • A former member
    A former member

    Nice food for thought, it was a great meetup!

    November 2, 2015

  • Ion

    I also enjoyed it alot!

    November 2, 2015

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was a great meetup. The speakers were entertaining and informative, and the environment was perfect (as were the drinks!)

    1 · October 30, 2015

    • Maarten-Jan K.

      Thanks Michael, we're glad you enjoyed it!

      November 2, 2015

  • Tamás M.

    I really enjoyed this meetup! Thanks for everyone!

    1 · November 2, 2015

  • Pascal Van H.

    Something came up sorry, could not attend - ouch, I see that I even was indicated as co-organizer...

    October 30, 2015

  • @AndreMiddendorp

    Great meeting. Very informing en inspirational.

    2 · October 30, 2015

  • Lionel C.

    I am a newbie to programming but would like to join.
    The location is right next to my building where I work.

    October 2, 2015

    • Maarten-Jan K.

      Hi Lionel! Our meetup is not about programming per se, but everything related to technology and design. Programming is one aspect of this, but our talks rarely go into such detail.

      October 7, 2015

  • Joris

    What time is it finished?

    September 29, 2015

    • Maarten-Jan K.

      Doors open at 16:30 and we aim to start at 17:00 so we can finish by 19:00.

      September 30, 2015

  • leslie

    will this be in english?

    September 22, 2015

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