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Blockchain: applications beyond cryptocurrencies ArticlesResearch

Blockchain: applications beyond cryptocurrencies

By Cristina Pérez Solà & Víctor Garcia Font researchers of the IN3’s KISON group   In 2009, with the publication of the white paper Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, an anonymous author, under the[…]

Providing help or informal care? The caring role of older adults ArticlesHealthOld Age

Providing help or informal care? The caring role of older adults

By Madelin Gómez-León, researcher at IN3’s Communication Networks and Social Change  Over the last century, one of the most significant changes in the population has been the unprecedented number of individuals reaching ages well into[…]

Chatbots are the key enabler of any eHealth initiative ArticlesHealthResearch

Chatbots are the key enabler of any eHealth initiative

The current pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in all sectors, including health. A huge number of digital health (or e-health) initiatives have proliferated and accelerated in the last couple of years. Broadly speaking, digital health[…]

The UOC hosts IPIN 2021, the world’s leading indoor positioning and navigation event ArticlesEducationResearch

The UOC hosts IPIN 2021, the world’s leading indoor positioning and navigation event

From 29 November to 2 December 2021, Hotel Evenia Palace in Lloret de MArprovided the venue for the IPIN 2021 International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation, the world’s leading event in this field.[…]

MatchImpulsa: an action research programme to boost the feminist platformization of social economy ArticlesGenderPlatform EconomySocial impact

MatchImpulsa: an action research programme to boost the feminist platformization of social economy

  By Mayo Fuster Morell and Ricard Espelt, researchers at the IN3’s Dimmons research group, director and coordinator (respectively) of MatchImpulsa and the Barcelona UOC Chair in Digital Economy   The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted[…]