Media Appearances by Jeroen van den Hoven

Responsible robotics

"It has not been in the DNA of engineers and financiers in the past." said Professor Jeroen van den Hoven in an interview with on responsible robotics. IN DUTCH

Privacy in the Age of Big Data

Personal information has become increasingly accessible online. What information is out there about you? Are you aware of what others know about you? What can others do with this information? An increasing use of information technologies challenges us to rethink whether our privacy is potentially at risk and what we should do to create sufficient protection. Professor Jeroen van den Hoven will answer these questions in a lecture for Stadium Generale of Maastricht University about Privacy in the Age of Big Data.

Killer Robots – NOS

Professor Jeroen van den Hoven on the NOS on 'killer robots' and the wanted ban by peace movement Pax: "The challenge is to look at how you can design the systems so that it can be guaranteed that there will remain human control and responsibility." IN DUTCH

Digital democracy or data doctrine?

Big data, nudging, manipulation of behaviour: will artificial intelligence and algorithms automate our society? Together with other scientists, Jeroen van den Hoven and Dirk Helbing published a ‘DigitalManifest’ at, an appeal for Digital freedom and democracy.

Automating us

Professor Jeroen van den Hoven has been interviewed for the Berkeley Science Review on the topics of automation and responsible innovation.