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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
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
On Thursday 20 and Friday 21 November 2019 Jeroen van den Hoven will be hosting an executive masterclass in Delft on responsible innovation by designing for moral values.
A short video was launched yesterday in which Prof. Dr. Jeroen van den Hoven speaks about design for values, responsible innovation and governments as 'launching customers' for realizing a good information society. He believes that there are many opportunities in this area for both the Netherlands and Europe.
Professor Jeroen van den Hoven on 'open Source Urbanism can help mitigate the migration crisis and improve living conditions all over the world'.
In the run-up to the Dutch municipal elections of 2018, a team of researchers from TU Delft investigated the influence of digitization on Dutch parliamentary democracy. This research was made possible by a subsidy from the state committee parliamentary system. Jeroen van den Hoven is among the co-authors of the report.
“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 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.