News on Jeroen van den Hoven

“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.

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.

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Responsible Innovation: Ethics, Safety and Technology – New Online course

Professor Jeroen van den Hoven has created a seven-week MOOC (massive online open course) on Responsible Innovation. It is called: Responsible Innovation: Ethics, Safety and Technology. Van den Hoven will argue the case for ethics as an integral part of responsible technological research and innovation in terms of assessing the risks of technologies such as AI. The MOOC is linked in the article.

Royal honours for Jeroen van den Hoven

Professor Jeroen van den Hoven was appointed a Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion in a ceremony Rotterdam. He was honoured for his contributions as a philosopher in the agenda setting and solving of societal issues.