News & Media Appearances
Jeroen van den Hoven discussed the ethics of algorithms and other challenges raised by new technologies in Dutch talk show Buitenhof. Harari's book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is the common thread for this episode. IN DUTCH
“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.
The Netherlands is internationally leading in ethical thinking about technology. After the incident regarding Cambridge Analytica it is clear that ethics and regulation are crucial for a decent digital society. But this requires an investment in responsible innovation, so DDFV scientific director Jeroen van den Hoven and Peter Paul Verbeek (professor in philosophy of technology at the University of Twente) argue in Dutch Newspaper Financieel Dagblad. IN DUTCH
Per video Jeroen van den Hoven spoke at the 2018 WHO Global Summit on Bioethics, Sustainable Development and Societies (Dakar, Senegal, 22-24 March 2018).
The statement of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) calls for a wide-ranging process of public deliberation and lays out a set of fundamental ethical principles to pave the way. Jeroen van den Hoven is one of the members of the EGE and rapporteur for this publication.
Jeroen van den Hoven has, together with Seumas Miller and Thomas Pogge, edited the volume Designing in Ethics, which has appeared with Cambridge University Press in December 2017. The contributors discuss a wide range of institutions and technologies, using case studies from among others the fields of healthcare, media and security.