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My Favorite Lab Links

Lab Handbooks

Lab Handbooks

Best practices for lab handbooks

Best practices for lab handbooks

ok we are writing a lab handbook so I spent my afternoon reading 25 lab handbooks to figure out all the things that people put in lab handbooks. here they are so that you don't have to read 25 lab handbooks. (this is not exhaustive and many of the topics overlap, obvi)

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August 10, 2019

Urban Complexity Lab

Urban Complexity Lab

Interdisciplinary research group at FH Potsdam situated between interface design, computer science and the humanities

Interdisciplinary research group at FH Potsdam situated between interface design, computer science and the humanities

We are an interdisciplinary research group at Fachhochschule Potsdam situated between interface design, computer science, and the humanities. Our work revolves around information visualization with a particular focus on the challenges and questions arising from social, cultural, and technological transformations. Our mission is to make sense of comprehensive datasets and complex issues by developing creative and critical approaches to visualization. All our research projects are collaborative in nature. We are working with academic and cultural institutions as well as public and private organizations, especially in the contexts of digital humanities, smart cities, and science communication. The lab is a collaboration between the Department of Design and the Institute for Urban Futures. At the junction of design teaching and visualization research, we strive to have an impact in both academia and the world of practice. For the physical and social space of the lab, our ambition is to cultivate a stimulating environment for a transdisciplinary community of designers, developers, and scholars engaging with contemporary issues of societal relevance. We are keen to share our work with the broader public via interactive prototypes, exhibitions and workshops, and with our academic peers through conferences and journals. The research lab is jointly directed by Marian Dörk, research professor for information visualization, and Boris Müller, professor for interaction design. Located in the main building on the FHP campus in Potsdam, the lab is a place where researchers and students with varying backgrounds especially interface design, informatics, and cultural studies are working together. We frequently invite practitioners and researchers to our public lecture series information+visualization to speak about current topics in data visualization.

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July 13, 2019

Lab Technologiestiftung Berlin

Lab Technologiestiftung Berlin

Berlin lab covering open data, digitalization and urbanity

Berlin lab covering open data, digitalization and urbanity

One of the most promising initiatives in Berlin pushing technology in Government.

The Ideation & Prototyping Lab is the development space of the Technologiestiftung Berlin. We develop and test digital tools and solutions in order to shape digital change in Berlin together with administrations, science and urban society. We are the team behind ODIS and run the CityLAB Berlin.

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July 13, 2019

Public Service Lab

Public Service Lab

Bessere Bürgerdienste, bessere Verwaltung — das ist das Anliegen des ›Public Service Lab‹. Durch Konferenzen, Workshops und Artikel führt es Verwaltungs­mitarbeiter­Innen und BeamtInnen an nutzerzentrierte Arbeits­praktiken heran, unterstützt sie im Kulturwandel und adressiert die Heraus­forderungen der digitalen Transformation.

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June 24, 2019

CityLAB

CityLAB

The CityLAB is an experimental laboratory for the city of the future. Here, representatives from government, civil society, academia and start-ups collaboratively develop new ideas for how to both ensure and enhance the livability of Berlin as a city. The CityLAB combines elements of a digital workshop, a co-working space and event space into a single location where participation and innovation are jointly pursued. We see digitalization as an opportunity to re-think existing processes, dismantle social barriers and create new forms of civic participation. The CityLAB is not a single, finalized concept. Rather, it's a dynamic experiment intended to be continuously developed and re-imagined.

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July 4, 2019

i-lab

i-lab

The i.lab is Barcelona's way of accelerating sustainable and social urban innovation. Its goals are: Offer the most appropriate answers to the new challenges and demands facing the city and its citizens, through the i.lab laboratory. Promote the ethical and responsible use of data and technology. Improve sustainability and ensure that as many people and organisations as possible benefit from the solutions. Stimulate urban innovation in a collaborative, open way, as well as fostering collaboration between public, private, social and academic sectors. Promote open exchange with other cities.

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September 29, 2019

Samara

Samara

Modular houses — Airbnb funded

Modular houses — Airbnb funded

Samara is an experimental product development team at Airbnb. Airbnb proves that open-mindedness, generosity, and faith in the kindness of strangers can go a long way. Samara is a space for these values to evolve beyond travel and hospitality and into our daily lives.

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November 7, 2019

MIT Senseable City Lab

MIT Senseable City Lab

The real-time city is real! As layers of networks and digital information blanket urban space, new approaches to the study of the built environment are emerging. The way we describe and understand cities is being radically transformed—as are the tools we use to design them. The mission is to anticipate these changes and study them from a critical point of view.

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June 14, 2019

Space10

Space10

Lab creating sustainable lifestyle concepts — funded by Ikea

Lab creating sustainable lifestyle concepts — funded by Ikea

SPACE10 is a research and design lab on a mission to create better and more sustainable ways of living.

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Updated on
November 7, 2019