into the magazine «The Environment» of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment
In the edition of November 2018 "The horse education concept" got a nice place and has been recommended under the rubric "Tipps" (German and French).
Link to the magazine "The Environment" (admin.ch)
Download the magazine (PDF, admin.ch) and check out page 4, "Verschwende nicht meine Energie!"
su-pa took part in the first TWIST2018 Hackdays !
9 teams were formed on site using and experimenting with open and linked data in collaboration. Besides a lot of other data sets the Statistical Office of the City of Zurich has freshly decided to publish its data as Linked Open Data at the very day of the TWIST2018 Hackdays.
Our hack team created the Zurich's big 5 project together. It's about newcomers in Zurich: Which city quarter matches your preferences? You can find it out by ranking the 5 predefined criteria. The results of data analysis, SPARQL queries and programming are shown in an interactive map. Check it out!
Project website (hack version)
Zurich's big 5 - Which living quarter fits you best?
Source code on github
*We had a blast meeting engaged hackers, expanding knowledge and skills. And all took place in a friendly atmosphere and well organized context.
Within the context of "The horse" (teachingweb.org) metallography students from Berlin (Lette Verein Berlin) and business students from Zurich (wkvw business school) are creating contributions in collaboration for save-energy.tips. The goal is to create imaginary scenarios encased in today's reality-based language of maths (calculations).
The ZürIzmir partner class project was an ambitious one in the sense of having differences in culture, language, education and infrastructure but also in respect of a relatively short time frame.
The students had the opportunity to do team research on self chosen environmental topics and experience that communication between team members (or from Zurich or from Izmir) can be a challenge. However, after having succeeded this experimental project and looking back, some lessons can be drawn for a next partner class project.
"Initiating a pilot project is similar to climbing a mountain, when you're More...
Launch of the brand new website for the VR&S - Verein Risiko & Sicherheit.
Concept, design and realization of a clear structured and member optimized responsive website containing a closed user section and a personal account for each member. The main focus has been placed on the past and future events arranged by the organisation board of the Risk & Safety Association.
Since 1997 - VR&S has been founded by graduates and lecturers of the postgraduate course "Risk and safety of complex systems" at ETH Zurich, University of St. Gallen and EPFL Lausanne.