Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent

June 8: online conference organised by Scholars at Risk – Ireland and ALLEA See: https://allea.org/academic-freedom-event/ This conference will focus on the importance of intellectual dissent and academic freedom to democratic societies in a Western, particularly European, context. The speakers and the panel will discuss the scope and the limits of academic freedom in the context … Continue reading Academic Freedom and Intellectual Dissent

(Dutch) SURVEILLANCE: een expositie-voor-één-avond

28 mei 2021, 19h30 VHDG Leeuwarden & Online: thema-avond over surveillance. Van de VHDG website: "Beveiligingscamera’s op straathoeken, stickertjes die op webcams geplakt moeten worden, social media algoritmes die meer over jou weten dan jij van jezelf weet . We zijn zichtbaarder dan ooit en de bekende ‘Big Brother’ uit de dystopische roman van George … Continue reading (Dutch) SURVEILLANCE: een expositie-voor-één-avond

(Dutch) Onderwijs en burgerschap in de digitale samenleving

7 april: bijdrage aan congres 'De toekomst van goed onderwijs', georganiseerd door de PO raad. "Het onderwijs speelt een vitale rol in de vorming van leerlingen naar hun plek in de samenleving. Een samenleving die sterk wordt beïnvloed door digitalisering. Anders dan 50 jaar geleden, laat praktisch alle informatie zoals muziek, beeld, spraak, geluid, video, … Continue reading (Dutch) Onderwijs en burgerschap in de digitale samenleving

Panel on Ethics and Artificial Intelligence, SG Innovate event Singapore & The Netherlands

AI and Ethics: The Key to a Successful Human-AI Relation Presented by SGInnovate, Netherlands Innovation Network, Netherlands AI Coalition and NTU Institute for Science and Technology for HumanityIn support of Deep Tech for Good Citizens, the government and industry are on a daily basis assisted by artificial intelligence. With the accelerated adoption and continuous development, … Continue reading Panel on Ethics and Artificial Intelligence, SG Innovate event Singapore & The Netherlands

Lecture at Asser Institute, Amsterdam: Artificial Intelligence and Ethical Disruption

Monday 12 April 2021: DILEMA lecture on ‘Artificial intelligence and ethical disruption’. Artificial Intelligence is an ethically disruptive technology: it challenges the very ethical concepts and frameworks with which it can be evaluated. AI systems bring radically new human-technology relations: rather than merely being ‘used’, they develop forms of ‘agency’, performing cognitive and physical tasks, … Continue reading Lecture at Asser Institute, Amsterdam: Artificial Intelligence and Ethical Disruption