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Research Director, Waag Society
Frank Kresin is Research Director at Waag Society, institute for Arts, Science and Technology, based in Amsterdam. Waag Society develops and researches creative technology for social innovation, putting people and their needs at the center. It involves artists, scientists and entrepreneurs in early stages to come up with truly useable systems and services. Frank’s background is in Artificial Intelligence and film making, and his interest is in developing technology for societal goals. He was involved at the start of many international innovation programmes, amongst them Apps for Europe, City SDK, CineGrid Amsterdam and Code 4 Europe. Frank has spoken, written and lectured on Open Innovation, Open Data & Open Design, Users-as-Designers, Living Labs and Fablabs. He is a regular moderator at the PICNIC Festival, as well as at design and innovation workshops in the Netherlands and abroad.
City SDK – Smart City Services bases on Open Source Linked Open Data API’s
CitySDK is creating a toolkit for the development of digital services within cities. The toolkit comprises of open and interoperable digital service interfaces as well as processes, guidelines and usability standards. CitySDK enables a more efficient utilisation of the expertise and know-how of developer communities to be applied in city service development. The Project focuses on three Pilot domains: Smart Participation, Smart Mobility and Smart Tourism. This talk will present the state of the art in Open Source Linked Data applications, taking the Smart Mobility API as the use-cae. It will discuss preliminary results and invite participants to join the ecosystem.