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We look with old ideas to the new digital society

The failure at telecom provider KPN, with unreachable emergency numbers, has shocked the Netherlands. The dependence on communication networks became painfully visible: do we not rely too much on digitization and, in particular, on the government? Jeroen van den Hoven, professor of ethics and technology at TU Delft, believes that far-reaching digitization requires "a new way of looking". Because: "it won't get any simpler". IN DUTCH

Appointed as member of the advisory board of The Netherlands Bar

Professor Jeroen van den Hoven has been appointed as a member of the advisory board of the The Netherlands Bar. The Board of Delegates has approved the appointment of Van den Hoven at which he will start from 1 April 2019. Professor jeroen van den Hoven has been appointed for a term of four years. IN DUTCH

“Evil Online” (New Book) – Why the Design of Our Digital Environment Matters

“Filter bubbles” that help create narrow-mindedness, applications that are “designed for addiction”: Evil Online gives a comprehensive analysis of how the shape of our digital environments undermines key societal values in various ways. The book offers invaluable insights to anyone interested in designing a better online world. Jeroen van den Hoven wrote it together with Australian philosopher Dean Cocking.