Media Appearances by Jeroen van den Hoven

Lethal autonomous weapons

Professor Jeroen van den Hoven has been interviewed by the NPO (Dutch national broadcaster) on the ethics and expectations of lethal autonomous weapons for their programme FOCUS. IN DUTCH

“Ethics Should Already Be Integrated in the Design of Technology” – Online Interview

"That smart information technology and ethics can clash has been made clear by the recent scandals concerning Facebook and Google about the use of private data. Who controls the use of artificial intelligence? The challenge is to design and use technology in such a way that it meets human, ethical standards. And that is something you cannot leave to the market alone, says the TU Delft professor of ethics and technology Jeroen van den Hoven." IN DUTCH

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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

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AI pornography opens Pandora’s box

Porn fans are creating realistic AI porn with the faces of celebrities. Can we still trust what we see? Professor Jeroen van den Hoven says in De Tijd: "It shows once again that we have been too naive about digital technology in recent decades." IN DUTCH