Two new initiatives - one from the US and one from Utrecht (NL)
How will the pandemic change the way we live and do business? In this whitepaper the Zukunftsinstitut describes four possible scenarios of how the corona crisis can transform the world.
Initiated by Deborah Lupton, this crowdsourced document provides necessary information and key resources for researchers struggling to conduct traditional face-to-face research under new circumstances.
Two articles, one by Matt Simon in Wired and another by Benedict Carey in the New York Times, summarize scientific research that illustrates why mass panic is unlikely in this pandemic situation.
This book describes the psychological reactions to pandemics, including maladaptive behaviors, emotions, and defensive reactions, and reviews the psychological vulnerability factors that contribute to the spreading of disease and distress.
Carissa Véliz is a philosopher and ethicist who works on digital ethics, practical ethics more generally, political philosophy, and public policy
A visit to the smart-city-in-progress at Sidewalk Toronto prompts questions about what it means to "participate" in civic design.
The first post, by Participo editor Claudia Chwalisz, reflects on how the OECD can help renew democracy in an age of complexity and disillusionment.
Does time spent using digital technology and social media have an adverse effect on mental health, especially that of adolescents?
Presentation event on 14 February in Torino of the European project that aims to improve the liveability of the areas around the river Dora