News & Media Appearances

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

The Netherlands is Leading in Ethics Debate on High Tech (Op-Ed in Newspaper)

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
The Netherlands leading in ethical debate on high tech

Designing in Ethics (New Book)

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.
designing in ethics