Technology and data can be used to make our cities greener and more livable, healthcare more effective and education more accessible. There are however some important questions for government, businesses, research and education. Will everybody benefit equally from the digital city? Who owns the data? And can algorithms be controlled?
The Amsterdam Economic Board organized design sessions with a broad range of stakeholders such as philosophers, citizen initiatives and knowledge and technology partners. During these design sessions, we discussed the future of the digital city. Then events and campaigning was started to stimulate implementation of the principles.