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  • Update from the hackAIR team (March 2017)

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    Update from the hackAIR team Things are moving in the background: the different parts of the hackAIR platform are slowly taking shape, and we’re busy planning for pilots and user engagement. What is happening right now in Thessaloniki, Oslo, Amsterdam, Berlin, Athens and Brussels? Eleftherios Spyromitros-Xioufis (CERTH)     “We are working on the image analysis module. We are already processing…

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  • hackAIR’s social media monitoring tool

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    Keeping track of conversations and finding good people to follow on social media can be hard. Within hackAIR, this task has now become easier: CERTH has developed an easy-to-use web-based tool that enables real-time monitoring and analysis of a variety of popular social media platforms with open APIs (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube). This helps us discover online communities and accounts…

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  • Impressions from the Digital Social Innovation Fair 2017

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    Rome. February 2017. 500 people. 2 days. One big question: How can we embody a human perspective for the next generation internet? Together with other projects focused on collective awareness platforms for sustainability and social innovation (CAPS), hackAIR participated in the Digital Social Innovation Fair 2017. Our theme: “Collective Sensing and Action”. Sharing a stage with representatives from STARS4ALL, CAPTOR,…

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  • What can I do with hackAIR?

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    What can I do with hackAIR? Many of you have been asking: “How does hackAIR work – and can I try it out?” Like you we can’t wait for the launch of the platform in summer 2017. Here’s an appetizer of how users will be able to use hackAIR. Meet Karl, Anna and Stephan and read how they use hackAIR…

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  • Elements of the hackAIR platform

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    Elements of the hackAIR platform hackAIR’s open technology platform for citizen observatories on air quality combines multiple data sources to allow citizens to access, collect and improve information about air pollution levels where they live. The hackAIR partnership is currently hard at work developing the platform. Here is a sneak preview at the core models of the system. Air quality…

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