#12 Open Data Day, 03.03.2018 Stuttgart

As the awareness of  air quality importance arises, the need for a direct impact on measuring, monitoring and consequently making a change in our living environment gets stronger. The OK Lab Stuttgart citizen science initiative hosted Stuttgart's edition of International Open Data Day 2018 that took place on 3th March 2018 in Stadtbibliothek in Stuttgart. OK Lab Stuttgart …

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#11 Smart Cities: How Biometrics Is Believed to Change Public Transportation Sector in UK

Notorous delays, failing repay-system, overcrowded trains or broken, out-of-the-date ticket machines. Seems like forgotten story to most of us, but for many users of UK's rail it has been an everyday's reality since years. Now, on 7th February 2017 the representants of British railway industry gathered together in Birmingham to discuss the future of Britain's rail …

#10 Planning Law: What Poland learnt from German Revitalisation Law

'Why does actually Poland look like a Disneyland?' stated a rather rhetorical question, bolding in the Urban Planning section of Welt.de in 2014, exactly one year before the new revisatisation law came into effect. Poland needed a clear and legit scheme that would help it sustain over 20% of its degraded areas which included more than …

#9 Urban Economics and Law– Inherited disorder: Why Poland’s Urban Landscape is on dismental

“Understanding of the total historical setting is bound to contribute to a clearer view of theactual course of affairs” (vgl: Deutsch) and enables understanding the origin of nowadays’revitalisation areas. Due to meaningful differences in political situation between Western European countries and Poland, especially since late 1790, which indicatively leveraged the further developmentof the land, the …

#8 Exclusion at its most: Social Apartheid Nowadays

The term apartheid is mostly associated with legistalated racial discrimination ans segregation which took place in South Africa for nearly 50 years in the XX. century on eyes of the whole world. Although being for many already a closed chapter of humanity's dark history, apartheid is a part of everyday's reality to hundert thousands of people …