Media Appearances by Jeroen van den Hoven
"The Dutch ethicist Jeroen van den Hoven explains how ethics must intervene to counter the 'proliferation of evil' online." IN FRENCH
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
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
Professor Jeroen van den Hoven has spoken at The Technologist (de technoloog) at BNR Nieuwsradio on the morally questionable happenings on the internet in this day and age, and his new book 'Evil Online'. IN DUTCH
"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
"Digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics, ‘desperately’ need an institutional framework and system of values to help regulate the industry."
Professor Jeroen van den Hoven was speaking at a session on ethics in science and technology at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018.
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
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