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Living Labs: Privacy & Ethics


 Tijn Kuyper   10 Jun 2019 : 10:00

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What does a Living Lab actually mean? How does it affect the citizens living in such a lab and how are ethical and privacy related aspects considered?

The use of Living Labs in Smart Cities are more and more common throughout their overall city strategy. It illustrates the use of bottom-up approaches, involving citizens to a much larger extent than can be seen with top-down approaches, which generally do not involve citizens at all.

But what does a Living Lab actually mean? How does it affect the citizens living in such a lab and how are ethical and privacy related aspects considered? In this article, we look into examples of Living Labs and touch upon some of the issues related to privacy and ethics when talking about Living Labs.



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About the author:

Tijn Kuyper
Smart City Enthousiast | Projectleader | Entrepreneur

Tijn Kuyper

Netherlands

Founder of Next Generation City

MSc. International Management & Msc. IT and Strategic Management

It is my ambition to play a connecting role in initiatives that further shape the future of cities and society in relation to the technological challenges they face.




This news item is from Next Generation City - Knowledge Platform on Smart Cities
https://www.nextgeneration.city/news/living-labs-privacy-ethics.html