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Future Frictions present at Gogbot 2022

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Future Frictions has been present at Gogbot 2022, at the WARP technopolis exhibition space. With this exhibit, we aimed at creating awareness about our project, and spread the word about the power of providing creative forms of engagement to think of smart city futures. More about the event at: https://2022.gogbot.nl/warp-technopolis/# Nice to be part of […]

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Talk at the Institute for the Future

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On Thursday, July 28, 2022, Julieta Matos Castaño had a conversation with Rod Falcon (https://www.iftf.org/home/) about how we can use futures thinking to stimulate ethical reflection on smart cities. She was part of the Foresight Talks organized by the Institute for the Future ( ttps://www.iftf.org/foresighttalks/ ). Julieta shared and demonstrated the “Future Frictions” web experience, […]

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Paper ‘Positioning design in transdisciplinary collaborations: Experiences from a smart city consortium project’ presented at DRS 2022 conference

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From June 25th – July 3rd, the global Design Research Society (DRS) bi-annual conference took place in Bilbao, Spain. Anouk participated in this event and presented her paper ‘Positioning design in transdisciplinary collaborations: Experiences from a smart city consortium project’ during the Design Methods and Transdisciplinary Practices track. It was a real pleasure to finally […]

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Future-based podcast: Smart Cities and Collective-Sensemaking

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Our colleagues Anouk Geenen and Julieta Matos-Castaño participated in the Future Based podcast series to talk about the intricate nature of human-technology relations in the city. What do we need to not only reflect on and analyze past or current practices, but to foster our imagination and collective sensemaking to take action towards inclusive and […]

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Anouk joining AI controversies panel at EASST Conference

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Anouk joined the EASST conference in Madrid from July 6t – 8th  – the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology. This year’s theme was ‘Politics of Technoscientific Futures’ – and Anouk presented part of her PhD research on socio-technical controversies during the panel on AI controversies. Specifically, she presented our tool ‘Future Frictions’ […]

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YouthDIG program 2022

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This year, Anouk got selected to participate in the YouthDIG program, part of the EuroDIG community – the European Dialogue on Internet Governance. After spending the last months preparing and meeting other participants online, she joined the community in Trieste, Italy from 18-22 June. During this event, important issues in the digital domain were on […]

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Magazine “Responsible Smart Cities”

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The notion of ‘responsibility’ is complex and varied. What does ‘responsibility’ mean and how can we work towards responsible smart cities? This magazine presents our points of view about responsible smart cities. Are you interested in knowing more? Have a look at our magazine to discover more. You can also access it in the following […]

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Future Frictions at the DesignLab Brew podcast

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Last December 2021, Julieta Matos Castaño talked about our experiences at the Dutch Design Week, showcasing Future Frictions and talking about the importance of providing creative forms of engagement to explore smart city futures. Listen to the podcast here: DesignLab Brew, initiated by Jasper-Sebastian Häsler and Nefeli Kousi, started out of a need to reach […]