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Buckenmayer, Maria (author)
New approaches to overcome complex societal problems of today are the need of the hour, especially to enable the transition to a sustainable future (Concilio & Tosoni, 2019). Here, social innovations present new ways to tackle global problems on a local scale; that when put together, can create a transformation on a systemic level while...
master thesis 2021
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Marradi, Chiara (author)
In the last decades, more and more complex societal and environmental challenges are rising. Social Innovation is an emerging and promising framework to tackle complex global challenges at the local level of urban contexts. These projects are socially, culturally and contextually embedded and highly dependent on the local ecosystem of resources....
master thesis 2021
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Westerhof, Marten (author)
Sustainable Rural Initiatives (SRI) is a non-profit organisation in Okana, a rural community in West Kenya. SRI provides the community members of Okana with opportunities to develop practical skills such as carpentry and tailoring. SRI also works with international partners with specific expertise to give local community members opportunities to...
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van der Harst, Jasmijn (author)
Today, our world is in crisis. No single part of the world can withstand the destructive effects of climate change. So it’s time for action! Rethinking the future presents a blueprint for a new way of life that maximizes the density of a city while creating the highest quality of life for it’s citizens. A new way of life with the smallest carbon...
master thesis 2021
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Geerlings, Michelle (author)
Policymaking regarding Artificial Intelligence is threatened to lag behind, and the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security stated its desire to catch up. The longer we wait, the wider the ‘gap’ will become between regulation and market development. In order to keep AI technology beneficial, a human-centered design approach should be key not only...
master thesis 2020
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van Proosdij, Maartje (author)
This thesis discusses the role of gender bias indesign and explores how attention to genderand sex in design can be addressed in designeducation, specifically in the first semester of thenew bachelor of Industrial Design Engineeringat the TU Delft that will start in 2021. As willbe discussed in this report, not consideringgender and sex in...
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Shah, J.S. (author)
Faced with increased pressure due to the earthquakes in Groningen and global warming, the Netherlands government has decided to discontinue the production of and completely transition away from natural gas by 2050. This requires the transformation of the 95% of houses that are currently heated using natural gas into ones that are heated using...
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Welling, M. (author)
This report describes my graduation report for the Master Design for Interaction, part of Industrial Design Engineering at the technical University Delft. The project is in collaboration with both the Play Well Lab and the SWKGroep. <br/><br/>The SWKGroep asked for a child participation toolkit which would help them discover the latent knowledge...
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de Vries, Josephine (author)
All museum visitors should be able to go to any museum they like and observe the artworks they prefer. For
visually impaired people this is often not the case, even though museums have a social responsibility to make 
their collections accessible for everyone. Especially since the United Nations agreed on the rights of persons with disabilities...
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Botterweck, Sjoukje (author)
Companies understand the importance of employees’ engagement in its innovation capability. The contact between employees and customers is a great way to spark new opportunities for ideas relevant for customers (Kelly &amp; Storey, 2000), they have in-depth and highly context-dependent operational knowledge and have creative potential. They make...
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Veelenturf, Puck (author)
Makerting is a company based in Den Haag that focuses on helping makers in marketing related challenges. Building their brand to exploit this on expositions and eventually make a living as an artist. Every year 7290 graduates from creative studies enter the professional world (Vereniging Hogescholen, Den Haag, 2017). Besides the things that they...
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Brik, Natalie (author)
Healthcare systems in developed countries are under extreme pressure due to multiple factors. The challenge is to deliver high quality of care while dealing with limited budgets. An ageing population and in increase in chronic diseases leads to an growing demand for care. This growing demand leads to an increase in costs in the system, but the...
master thesis 2019
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Chen, Yue (author)
Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to the fore and is now expected to be one of the most disruptive technologies. It is easy to tell that AI will become pervasive in our everyday life. However, people still lack confidence in AI. Since trust is crucial in the development and acceptance of AI, it is essential to design for proper trust in the...
master thesis 2019
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Todorović, Tea (author)
New, innovative technologies are important. More and more companies are using digital technologies to their benefit. The act of leveraging such digital technologies to enable organisational improvements in a strategic way is called a digital transformation. In such transformations, the customer experience, operational processes and business...
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Sosa Hidalgo, Mario (author)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most groundbreaking developments of the last half-century. More and more organizations are either implementing AI or considering its application to optimize their lines of business. At the same time, this exponential growth has also raised questions regarding its ethical implications and societal...
master thesis 2019
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Jia, Yiting (author)
Philips believes that in order to keep creating real and sustainable value for its stakeholders, it is crucial to have a deep understanding of trends of economy paradigm. As the trends show, to transform towards transformation paradigm and sustain future growth and profitability, understanding challenges and identifying opportunities in the...
master thesis 2019
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van der Sar, Lauren (author)
Immigration a process of all times. This is certainly visible a city such as Rotterdam. Nowadays, Rotterdam is one of the largest harbour cities in Europe, with a strong and prosperous harbor industry. On the other hand the city is also a place of contrasts. A key characteristic of port cities is the wide range of nationalities and cultures....
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Huidobro Pereda, Alfonso (author)
Nowadays, a common approach to cope with the inherent uncertainty in innovation is the use of multidisciplinary teams following a Design Thinking (DT) process. However this strategy has its pitfalls, such as the lack of experience with DT or the communication issues underlying a group of people with completely opposed backgrounds. In order to...
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van der Linden, Leona (author)
Voice user interfaces (VUI) have arrived. Worldwide, this technology is in the lift and enabling the exchange of information through voice interactions. As a result of the growing popularity of this technology, companies fanatically started with the designing of their own skills and/or actions. But although, this over-enthusiasm, leaves the ‘why...
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van Essen, Anne (author)
In recent years, the popularity of compact living spaces like Tiny Houses is rising in the Netherlands. With Tiny Houses still gaining in popularity, there is a demand for information and knowledge about this new form of living. Through multiple sources, interested people are learning about tiny living and how to realize living in a Tiny House....
master thesis 2018
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