New short report: Cars full of sensors collect our data.
What does technology assessment (TA) stand for in the era of Industry 4.0, and how can it actively support Europe's parliaments to sensibly integrate technical innovations into our society? For four years, TA partners from 15 countries collaborated intensively on the EU project PACITA to answer these questions. The newly published book "Policy-Oriented Technology Assessment Across Europe" is one of the results of this collaboration.
From your UV light-absorbing sunscreen up to the new finish for your car - hundreds of commercial products contain nanomaterials. But what happens when substances such as nano-silver land as ash or dust in landfills?
Citizens and experts work together on defining visions for a better tomorrow: CIVISTI, a new participation method, makes this kind of collaboration possible. Niklas Gudowsky tells us more in this current ITA dosser.
The civilian use of drones is on the raise. However, the necessary rules and regulations are still missing. The current ITA Dossier describes the advantages and disadvantages and gives recommendations for a regulated use of unmanned flying objects.
Automatic publishing, social plugins – the new ITA Dossier looks at current practices of our most frequented social media platforms.
The new ITA dossier provides an insight into the business with our geodata describing the ingenuity of app designers to get hold of more and more information.