Monthly Archives: July 2018

Publication: IOT Privacy-Utility Trade-Offs
The pervasiveness of the Internet of Things results in vast volumes of personal data being generated by smart devices such as smart phones, wearables and other embedded sensors. This data is often transferred to centralised computational systems for processing. This paper by Thomas Asikis and Evangelos Pournaras examines the inherent trade-off between the utility of…
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The Project
FuturICT 2.0 conducts large-scale experiments and simulations for the second generation of FuturICT. It is an international European Project funded under the FLAG-ERA Joint Transnational Call (JTC) 2016. It started in February 2017 and will have a duration of three years. The Challenge To manage scarce resources and support endangered people and communities, powerful global information…
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Climate City Olympics FAQ
Who is the Climate City Olympics for? Stakeholders of the Climate City Olympics include municipalities, academic institutions, local businesses, NGOs and citizens. We believe it is essential that decisions about urban development be made collectively, with representatives from diverse communities -- and we want this to be represented at the Climate City Olympics. How can…
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Why and how we are using blockchain for Finance 4.0
Blockchain technology: What is it all about? There is a wealth of reporting that tries to explain blockchain in simple, easy-to-understand terms. Some of the benefits of blockchain technology? It increases speed for certain transactions, it's resistant to censorship, it improves data accuracy, and it's transparent. Some of the trickier things involve scalability and regulation, and…
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