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Arctic15 5-6 June 2019 Helsinki, Finland
The most effective matchmaking startup event in the Nordics and Baltics. The focus is on making deals and quality networking.
startup  funding  accelerator  programme 
1 hour ago by roggedoggelito
Future of Cities: Medellin, Colombia solves city slums - YouTube
"Medellin, Colombia offers a window into the future of cities. Once synonymous with the drug violence of Pablo Escobar's murderous cocaine cartel, Colombia's second largest city undergone a remarkable transformation. Medellín has done so largely by investing heavily in upgrading slums and connecting them to the city center. A centerpiece of this effort: innovative public transportation, such as a Metrocable gondola system that helps residents of informal communities get around town and enjoy all the benefits of a reinvented city.

In collaboration with Retro Report, learn more here: "

[See also:
"Slums are growing around the world—but a city in Colombia has a solution" ]
medellin  medellín  colombia  cities  urban  urbanism  housing  poverty  2018  urbanplanning  justinmcguirk  slums  favelas  transportation  mobility  publictransit  urbanization  libraries  infrastructure  juliodávila  funding  policy  government  cablecars  economics  informal  education  schools  edésiofernandes  omarurán  janiceperlman  eugeniebirch 
19 hours ago by robertogreco
Home - Open Collective
Some sort of charity clearinghouse for open source projects to be paid by companies
opensource  community  funding  finance  payment  processing  crowdfunding  collaboration  donation  management 
yesterday by asteroza
Programs - Social Networks and Computational Social Science - Office of Naval Research
Social Networks and Computational Social Science supports research in social dynamics, human geography and cyber-social science to understand naval concerns of conflict, civil instability, disaster and crisis response, humanitarian assistance and the transformation of military operations in the new information age. Supported work includes social science based models, new capabilities, and affordances for understanding socio-cultural aspects of human behavior for understanding conflict resolution in complex situations.

Research Concentration Areas
Social network analysis and computational social science methods and modeling
Conflict and influence in cyberspace in cross-cultural perspectives
Artificial intelligence, data mining and deep learning for understanding human conflicts
Complex adaptive systems models for understanding modern conflicts
Research Challenges and Opportunities
Improving information flow in high tempo, high impact, multi-national disasters and humanitarian crises
Development of new capabilities for information environment assessment in dynamic information contests
Understanding cyber-social group behavior in conflict
New technologies for detecting social hysteria propagation, crowd manipulation and group polarization processes
Cyber conflict resolution and understanding the problem of influence, socially, psychologically and cross-culturally
ONR  funding  DoD  computational_social_science  social_networks  polarization  conflict  cyber-social_group_behavior 
yesterday by junkie.dolphin
ERC 1789 — Stable Funding for Open Source Maintainers · Issue #1789 · ethereum/EIPs · GitHub
Hi there. My name is Kevin Owocki and I am a co-founder of Gitcoin. I am co-authoring this proposal to sustainability fund Ethereum Development with other members of the Ethereum community. via Pocket
IFTTT  Pocket  developer  ethereum  funding  inflation  open  source 
2 days ago by ChristopherA
OneWeb secures $1.25bn funding after successful launch
The latest news and global networking events for the wholesale telecommunications market and carrier-to-carrier business sector
satellite  2019  oneweb  leo  constellation  funding 
3 days ago by stevesong
Michael Nielsen on brokenness in academic publishing
Non-profit vs for-profit, funding, lack thereof for arXiv, solutions, etc.
academicpublishing  incentives  arxiv  funding 
8 days ago by bfirsh

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