Media Coverage/Advisory boards

Media Coverage

TV

  • Kitchin, R. Smart cities, privacy and data protection, 28th January 2016, http://www.rte.ie/player/gb/show/six-one-news-30003249/10522887/
  • Kitchin, R. Dublin Dashboard.  One & nine o’clock news, RTE1. 19th September 2014 http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0919/644905-dublin-dashboard/
  • Kitchin, R. Dublin as a smart city.  Morning Edition, RTE 1. 25th March, 2014 http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/10266428/

Radio/Podcast

  • Kitchin, R. Slow computing (part of Slow computing week based on our workshop). RTE Lyric FM, Culture File, 15th Jan, 2018 https://soundcloud.com/soundsdoable/sets/slow-computing-week-on-culture
  • Kitchin, R. Smart cities, privacy and security, KFM, 29th Jan, 2016
  • Kitchin, R. The Web Summit, Drivetime RTE Radio 1, 4th November 2014
  • Kitchin, R. Dublin Dashboard.  Drivetime, KFM, 22nd Sept, 2014
  • Kitchin, R. Dublin Dashboard.  Drivetime, RTE Radio 1, 19th Sept, 2014
  • Kitchin, R. Dublin Dashboard.  Drivetime, FM104, 19th Sept, 2014
  • Kitchin, R. The science of transport, Science is Everywhere (episode 5), Newstalk Documentary, 29th March, https://audioboo.fm/playlists/1247423-science-is-everywhere
  • Kitchin, R. Dublin as a smart city.  Morning Ireland, RTE Radio, 25th March, 2014
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2014), Open Data Institutional Memory, Open Government Podcast with Richard Pietro. (PODCAST) ] (8 December)

Newspaper/web media

  • Portland’s ‘smart-city’ ambition has privacy risks, ACLU says, PressHerald, Feb 25th  2018, https://www.pressherald.com/2018/02/25/smart-city-ambitions-have-risks-says-aclu/
  • Smart Cities Come with Inherent Privacy Risks, ACLU Says, GovTech, Feb 26th, 2018 http://www.govtech.com/fs/infrastructure/Smart-Cities-Come-with-Inherent-Privacy-Risks-ACLU-Says.html
  • A Look At Smart City Dashboards. Energy Central. Dec 1st, 2017, http://www.energycentral.com/c/pip/look-smart-city-dashboards
  • Building the Dublin Dashboard. Dublin.ie, 22nd August 2017, https://dublin.ie/learning/articles/building-the-dublin-dashboard/
  • The human side of smart cities. Sunday Business Post, July 2nd 2017.
  • Rush for Indian smart cities ‘ignoring poor and vulnerable’, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 14 June 2017 http://www.imeche.org/news/news-article/rush-for-indian-smart-cities-’ignoring-poor-and-vulnerable
  • Can technology solve Chicago’s gun crime problem? 3 March 2017, http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38854882
  • Wenn der Kühlschrank zum Kommissar wird.  Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Jan 19th 2017 https://www.nzz.ch/feuilleton/internet-der-dinge-wenn-der-kuehlschrank-zum-kommissar-wird-ld.140799
  • As Ireland’s smart cities develop, a government report warns of data security needs.  The Journal, Dec 9th. https://www.thejournal.ie/smart-cities-3128877-Dec2016/
  • Bringing Free Public Wifi Back to Dublin City Centre.  Dublin Inquirer, Nov 9th 2016 http://www.dublininquirer.com/2016/11/09/bringing-free-public-wifi-back-dublin-city-centre/
  • Is Big Brother on the dark side of the smart city? Irish Times, Oct 20, 2016. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/is-big-brother-on-the-dark-side-of-the-smart-city-1.2836981
  • Strelka http://www.strelka.com/en/magazine/2016/11/08/interview-smart-cities
  • European Research Council launches new research traineeships with aim of widening access. Science Business. Sept 8th 2016. http://www.sciencebusiness.net/news/79908/European-Research-Council-launches-new-research-traineeships-with-aim-of-widening-access
  • Smart Cities of the Future: An Innovation or Intrusion? Smart Data Collective http://www.smartdatacollective.com/kickstartsearch/433256/smart-cities-future-innovation-or-intrusion 29th August 2016
  • Innovation and security: an awkward relationship. Irish Independent, 19th August 2016. http://www.independent.ie/infosec2016/innovation-and-security-an-awkward-relationship-34976794.html
  • Smart cities: a problem of power, processing and security. Silicon Republic 19 May 2016 https://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/2016/05/19/smart-cities-2
  • Death by GPS: are satnavs changing our brains? The Guardian, 25th June 2016. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jun/25/gps-horror-stories-driving-satnav-greg-milner
  • Security, Privacy, Governance Concerns About Smart City Technologies Grow, GovTech, 7 June 2016, http://www.govtech.com/security/Security-Privacy-Governance-Concerns-About-Smart-City-Technologies-Grow.html
  • Routebeschrijving naar ethisch digital ontwerp. Netkwesties, 12 April 2016, http://www.netkwesties.nl/855/routebeschrijving-naar-ethisch-digitaal.htm
  • Der hvor kragerne er fulde af bly (Where the crows are full of lead), Information, Mar 4th, http://www.information.dk/563670
  • In Atlanta, smart city plans aim for safety, Feb 1st, ComputerWorld, http://www.computerworld.com/article/3028610/internet-of-things/in-atlanta-smart-city-plans-aim-for-safety.html
  • Irish government launches smart city security and privacy report, TM Forum, 29th Jan 2016, https://inform.tmforum.org/strategic-programs-2/open-digital/2016/01/irish-government-launches-new-report-on-smart-city-security-and-privacy/
  • Technologies behind ‘smart cities’ create privacy challenges.  Irish Times, 29th Jan 2016, https://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/technologies-behind-smart-cities-create-privacy-challenges-1.2514106
  • Smart cities need even smarter security, Silicon Republic, 28th Jan 2016, https://www.siliconrepublic.com/enterprise/2016/01/28/data-protection-day-smart-cities
  • We need a smart approach to smart cities, Irish Tech News, 28th Jan 2016, http://irishtechnews.net/ITN3/we-need-a-smart-approach-to-smart-cities/
  • India’s Smart Cities Need Smarter Security Systems, CXO Today, 29th Jan 2016, http://www.cxotoday.com/story/smart-cities-need-smarter-solutions-for-safety/
  • Tech and the City.  The Planner. 6th November, 2015  http://www.theplanner.co.uk/features/tech-and-the-city
  • Questioning Smart Urbanism: Is Data-Driven Governance a Panacea? Chicago Policy Review, Nov 2nd. http://chicagopolicyreview.org/2015/11/02/questioning-smart-urbanism-is-data-driven-governance-a-panacea/
  • SMART CITIES—Quand la misère est tenue à distance des bulles de luxe…   Le Mauricien 4th Sept 2015, http://www.lemauricien.com/article/smart-cities-quand-la-misere-tenue-distance-des-bulles-luxe
  • In Big Data bereits olympisch, Die Welt 14/5/15. http://www.welt.de/print/welt_kompakt/webwelt/article139500871/In-Big-Data-bereits-olympisch.html
  • Imagine a future where cities are healthy places to live, Irish Times, Nov 4th 2015, http://www.irishtimes.com/sponsored/imagine-a-future-where-cities-are-healthy-places-to-live-1.2403585
  • Do we need a Bill of rights to protect our data? Irish Times. 8 October 2015 https://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/do-we-need-a-bill-of-rights-to-protect-our-data-1.2382437
  • 25 key people influencing the internet of things, Silicon Republic, 6th October 2015 https://www.siliconrepublic.com/machines/2015/10/06/25-internet-of-things-iot-leaders-ireland
  • Towards a Magna Carta for Data.  Silicon Republic, 3rd October 2015 https://www.siliconrepublic.com/enterprise/2015/10/02/towards-a-magna-carta-for-data
  • Towards a magna carta for data. Irish Tech News, 18 Sept 2015, http://irishtechnews.net/ITN3/towards-a-magna-carta-for-data/
  • Dublin conference on Big Data aimed at putting Ireland on global analytics map, Irish Times, Sept 14th 2015 https://www.irishtimes.com/business/technology/dublin-conference-on-big-data-aimed-at-putting-ireland-on-global-analytics-map-1.2348710
  • Scaling up sensor based smart cities proves difficult.  Government Technology, June 3rd http://www.govtech.com/data/Scaling-Up-Sensor-Based-Smart-Cities-Proves-Difficult.html
  • These are the challenges faced in making our cities smarter. The Journal.  http://businessetc.thejournal.ie/smart-cities-challenges-1779665-Nov2014/
  • Dublin gets a smart new dashboard. Council Review 45, November 2014, p. 41.
  • Chicago uses big data to save itself from urban ills.  New Scientist, 10 October 2014 http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429903.000-chicago-uses-big-data-to-save-itself-from-urban-ills.html
  • Maynooth University’s Dublin dash, Indo. 21st Sept.  http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/irelands-shameful-four-hours-a-day-tv-habit-will-kill-our-children-early-30603011.html
  • Data site for Dubs.  The Sun, p.18, Sept 20th.
  • Everything you wanted to know about Dublin on one site.  http://www.irishtimes.com/news/consumer/everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-dublin-in-one-site-1.1934980 Irish Times, 19th September.
  • From parking spaces to crime figures: Dublin data at your fingertips. http://www.irishtimes.com/news/technology/from-parking-spaces-to-crime-figures-dublin-data-at-your-fingertips-1.1934920  Irish Times, 19th September.
  • Interactive Dublin website launched. RTE News. http://www.rte.ie/news/2014/0919/644905-dublin-dashboard/ 19 Sept
  • Santander: The Smartest Smart City.  Governing Mag, May 2014, http://www.governing.com/topics/urban/gov-santander-spain-smart-city.html
  • Asuntojen hinnat nousevat jälleen Dublinissa. Ita-Savo. http://www.ita-savo.fi/uutiset/kotimaa/asuntojen-hinnat-nousevat-j%C3%A4lleen-dublinissa-121534, 20 March 2014 (syndicated across 10 newspapers).
  • If MH370 was sabotage, look to the organisation for answers. The Conversation, 20 March 2014. http://theconversation.com/if-mh370-was-sabotage-look-to-the-organisation-for-answers-24597
  • The smart city: plugging in to better urban living.  Irish Times, 27th March http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/the-smart-city-plugging-in-to-better-urban-living-1.1739122
  • Boston study shows benefits of smart cities technology.  Irish Times, 26th March http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/boston-study-shows-benefits-of-smart-city-technology-1.1738078
  • Taoiseach presents medals for major contribution to scientific research: Geographer and physicist honoured in Royal Academy Gold Medal awards, Irish Times 21st February, 2014, http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/taoiseach-presents-medals-for-major-contribution-to-scientific-research-1.1699261
  • Are smartphones the answer to urban loneliness. Atlantic Cities, October 7th 2013 http://www.theatlanticcities.com/technology/2013/10/are-smartphones-solution-urban-loneliness/7158/
  • The too-smart city.  Boston Globe. 19th May 2013.  http://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2013/05/18/the-too-smart-city/q87J17qCLwrN90amZ5CoLI/story.html?s_campaign=8315

 

Government Advisory, Research Committees

  • Kitchin, R. Member of Census Advisory Board (2017- )
  • Kitchin, R. Member of MK Smart Cities (2017- )
  • Kitchin, R. Member of Data Forum, Dept of Taoiseach (2016- )
  • Kitchin, R. Member of the Board of the Irish Research Council (2015- )
  • Kitchin, R. Member of Steering Group of Dublinked and Smart Dublin (2015- )Kitchin, R. Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Irish Research Council (2013-16)
  • Lauriault, T. P. Public Bodies Working Group on Open Data,Department of Public Expenditures and Reform. (November 2014-Present)
  • Lauriault, T. P. Research and Data Advisory Committee (RDAC) to the Dublin Regional and Homelessness Executive, (March 2014-Present)
  • Lauriault, T. P. Research Data Alliance (RDA) CODATA Quality of Life Indicator Working Group, (September 2013-December 2014).
  • Lauriault, T. P. Research Data Alliance (RDA) CODATA Legal Interoperability Interest Group, (May 2013-Present).
  • Lauriault, T. P., Invited Member, Republic of Ireland Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) Public Sector Open Data Working Group (September 2014).
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2015), Submission to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER), Government Reform Unit Open Data Licences Consultation Paper, (Submission)
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2014) Country Editor for the Indicators – Open Data Census Republic of Ireland and Canada (Index).
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2013) Country Editor for the Indicators – Open Data Census Republic of Ireland and Canada (Index).