“Who’s NGI” blog

07 Sep: Who’s NGI? Jean-Baptiste Bernard presents data portability in the energy sector with ORATORIO for GridPocket

How to simplify data exchanges and portability between end-users, utility and energy third-party companies? The purpose of the ORATORIO project…

16 Aug: Cristina Marquez on why Mobile Internet is the agent of change

Spanish researcher Cristina Marquez got to work at MIT in the US on her passions for entrepreneurship and mobile applications,…

04 Jun: Who’s NGI? Žiga Drev on Food Data Marketplace going global

Food Data Marketplace (FDM) is an inclusive marketplace fostering new economic models for sustainable food supply chains. It allows farmers…

07 May: WHO’S NGI? DENIS CARIKLI WITH “PORTING REPLICANT TO ANDROID”

The ‘Porting Replicant to Android’ project ports Replicant – a free operating system for Android smartphones and tablets – to…

30 Apr: Who’s NGI? Hanna Schraffenberger describes ‘IRMA made easy’ for identity management

Hanna Schraffenberger felt so passionately that a leading identity management app’s user experience could be improved, she applied for NGI…

22 Apr: Who’s NGI? Sam Hitz and Peter Müller verify secure routing with SCION

Sam Hitz and Peter Müller are testing the architecture that underpins the Internet for secure routing using maths and tool-checked…

13 Apr: Who’s NGI? Dr. Nikos Fotiou, Experimenting with Unusual Applications of Decentralised Identifiers

Decentralised Identifiers (DIDs) are a new form of identification technology which may well revolutionise the way people interact with the…

19 Mar: Who’s NGI? Tom Haegemans with Solid-Shape – Reshaping linked data on the fly

How to interconnect personal data across and within organisations without having to enter the same information repeatedly? That’s the issue…

11 Mar: Who’s NGI? Julian Sparber talks instant messaging with Fractal

Fractal is an instant messaging app powered by a decentralized communication network. Unlike most other messaging systems which are run…

02 Feb: Who’s NGI? Hendrik and Frederik with Offen for Fair web analytics

Offen is a fair and open alternative to common web analytics tools that treats website operators and users as equal…

15 Jan: Instant messaging – The NGI way

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all realised how critical it is to have the right communication…

02 Nov: Who’s NGI: Jacobo Elosua devotes his life to science with Project Aiur

The creators of project Aiur, an AI science assistant, envision a world where validated and reproducible scientific knowledge is available…

28 Jul: The genesis of Reviewfacility.eu with Michiel Leenaars

In pandemic times, the Internet has proven its potential to help keep our societies going by facilitating remote collaboration, distance…

03 Jul: WHO’S NGI? IÑAKI EGUIA EXPLORES US COLLABORATION WITH VES

Iñaki Eguia benefitted from an NGI Explorer mission to the US to collaborate on VES: an integrated system that includes…

18 Jun: Who’s NGI? Holger Krekel with Delta Chat Bot

Delta Chat is an instant messenger application like Telegram or Whatsapp, but without the tracking or central control. Delta Chat does…

26 May: Who’s NGI: Aaron MacSween presents CryptPad, the encrypted collaboration suite

CryptPad is a suite of private-by-design collaboration tools. You can use it to share rich text, spreadsheets, polls, presentations, whiteboard…

14 May: Adrian Georgescu on how Sylk makes for smooth video conferencing

Sylk Suite would not have been possible for a small company like AG Projects until open source code sharing allowed…

27 Apr: Who’s NGI: Tangui Coulouarn and D4S, the cloak of invisibility

NGI’s D4S project is helping students adopt safe access to research through a VPN so secure it’s been called ‘Harry…

03 Apr: NEXT GENERATION INTERNET: HUMAN-CENTRIC TECH IN TIMES OF CRISIS

We are currently protecting ourselves against the Coronavirus, but are we protecting our data? Now is the time to switch…

27 Mar: Who’s NGI: Aleksandar Jevremovic introduces Casper to protect children online

Project Casper is designed to protect children from online threats. We are trying to create an artificial supervisor that protects…

27 Feb: Who’s NGI: Alina Khayretdinova, making decentralized identities easy to use

What are Decentralized Identities and why do we need them? Alina Khayretdinova, Senior Researcher at the Identity Management Team, Institute…

24 Jan: Who’s NGI: Jaya Klara Brekke with CoBox peer-to-peer cloud

Jaya Klara Brekke describes how CoBox uses peer-to-peer technology for Internet users to co-operate with each other to securely back…

06 Dec: Who’s NGI: Adam Tauber introduces Searx

Searx is a privacy-respecting meta-search engine. On-line technology magazine Proprivacy gives Searx an impressive review: “For serious tech-savvy privacy-heads, a…

12 Nov: Who’s NGI: Alyssa Ross talks security of operating systems

How can you know your computer is secure when you can hardly tell what goes on behind the screen? Operating…

04 Oct: WHO’S NGI: NADIM KOBEISSI TELLS US MORE ABOUT VERIFPAL

Verifpal: a new effort to make it easy to verify the security of Internet protocols By Dr Nadim Kobeissi, Professor at…