In May 2019, Neos Lab, party think tank of the Austrian liberal party Neos, invited me to author a study on data-driven government for them. The idea was to assess data-driven government, meaning the use of algorithmic decisionmaking, Artificial Intelligence, and the like in the public sector, from the perspective of liberal political philosophy. The … read more »
In Summer 2017, the Berlin-based sustainability consultancy adelphi consult contracted me to produce a case study on Smart City Berlin, i.e. Berlin government’s concepts and efforts to turn Berlin into a smart city. The case study is part of a larger report on smart cities in Germany for Deutsche Telekom AG which adelphi co-produces with Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik. The … read more »
In early 2017, me and my companion Jacob Wunderwald successfully tendered for the impact assessment of the ASA program. We were contracted to conduct the assessments one and five years after individual participation in the ASA program. The assessment is carried out with online surveys which are to be improved, sent out and finally analysed.
In winter 2016, I successfully tendered for a little study on digital innovations in youth exchanges. Contractor was the newly established African-German Youth Initiative. The rather open task was to research and summarize what new possibilites for youth exchanges digital technologies have brought about, and to showcase examplary projects in Germany. I ended up distinguishing three types … read more »
In the spring of 2014, I took on a job for the ASA program. My task was to assess different possibilities to certify the skills ASA volunteers acquired in their volunteer work. The challenge here is that skills are acquired informally and within a peer-to-peer setting, so it is unclear on what basis to certify … read more »