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Measuring Amsterdam


On June 12th, the research group Digital Life of Create-IT organised the Measuring Amsterdam event. During this event, keynote speakers Jochen Riester (HvA), Ger Baron (City of Amsterdam) and Marcel worring (UvA) talked about Crowdsourcing, Amsterdam as a Smart City and data visualization. We also performed measurements and observations on the Wibautstraat (Knowledge mile) during the event. These measurements are derived from the research projects from within Create-IT. The participants were able to contribute to open data by using a web form as an input tool. In total, the participants performed 1050 measurements. The collected data was visualized and can be viewed here.


The platform used for Measuring Amsterdam will be kept online. It is still possible to perform mesurements at In the following months we will continue to work on the platform. If you are interested in using or joining this platform, please contact Wouter Meys for more information.

An video impression of the event can been seen at