Cornell University

After three short months in Berlin I will soon head off to the next stop of my dissertation project. From August on I will be associated with the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University for nine months….

PhD Dissertation Strategies

I’m right in the middle of my second PhD year. Slowly my thoughts are taking some kind of shape. I think it’s a good time for some reflections on dissertation strategies. Monographic vs. Cumulative Dissertations I guess the two main…

I went to a "scrapeathon". This is what happened.

Why Scrapeathons? Yesterday evening I went to a community event at Kings Cross Impact Hub hosted by OpenCorporates. I first heard about OpenCorporates when the founder, Chris Taggart, was speaking at Open Knowledge Conference 2013. Their main idea is that…