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Digital Society

Digital Society

Digital information technology is changing almost all aspects of our society. Big Data and Artificial Intelligence affect our daily life ever more thoroughly. How do we turn the digital society into a better one than the analogue society? Tilburg University conducts research into the opportunities and threats.



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  • Interview: "W-i-l-l y-ou b-e m-y f-r-ie-n-d?" 13 Feb 2019Background Interview: "W-i-l-l y-ou b-e m-y f-r-ie-n-d?"
    ‘The robots are coming’. Like many of us, teacher and researcher Paul Vogt believes that is what lies in store. They will find their way to schools, hospitals, and people’s homes. And of course, kids will like to play with them. A good idea, or is it?

  • TILT's 25th Anniversary Year: Events in February 31 Jan 2019News TILT's 25th Anniversary Year: Events in February
    This year will be TILT's 25th anniversary! 2019 will be full of events, symposia, international keynotes and more to celebrate that TILT was founded so many years ago and has grown to be one of the leading institutes in the world on law, technology and society.

  • The dark side of Information Technologies 29 Jan 2019Press release The dark side of Information Technologies
    New book by Anne Rutkowski on cognitive and emotional overload

    PRESS RELEASE 21 January 2019 – We live in a world of limitless information. With technology advancing at an astonishingly fast pace, we are challenged to adapt to robotics and automated systems that threaten to replace us. Both at home and at work, an endless range of devices and Information Technology (IT) systems place demands upon our attention that human beings have never experienced before, but are our brains capable of processing it all?

  • E-Health breaks with established patterns in health care 22 Jan 2019Background E-Health breaks with established patterns in health care
    Eveline Wouters is Professor of Successful Technological Innovations in Care at Tranzo, Tilburg University, and lecturer in Health Innovations and Technology at Fontys, paramedical highschool. Her research interests in technology include its acceptance and implementation in the domain of care and wellbeing. New technology, robotics, and e-Health offer better opportunities to help patients, she argues. However, since many more stakeholders are involved, we need to make sure that we do not lose sight of the objective, the equal care of every patient. This requires tailor-made solutions and intensive collaboration, argues Wouters.

  • TILT's 25th Anniversary Year: Events in January 08 Jan 2019News TILT's 25th Anniversary Year: Events in January
    This year will be TILT's 25th anniversary! 2019 will be full of events, symposia, international keynotes and more to celebrate that TILT was founded so many years ago and has grown to be one of the leading institutes in the world on law, technology and society under the consecutive leadership of Corien Prins, Han Somsen, Bert-Jaap Koops, Anton Vedder and Ronald Leenes.


  • Institute for data collection and research
    Theme: Research questions, data collection, and data analysis
  • Data Science Center Tilburg
    Theme: Bringing together Tilburg University’s scientific big data expertise
  • Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
    Theme: Artificial intelligence, cognitive modelling, human-computer interaction, serious gaming
  • Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society
    Theme: Technology Regulation

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Leenes, R.E.
Name prof. dr. R.E. Leenes
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position Hoogleraar
Room M 708
Phone +31 13 466 3655
E-mail r.e.leenes@tilburguniversity.edu
Cuijpers, C.M.K.C.
Name mr.dr. C.M.K.C. Cuijpers
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position Associate Professor
Room M 714
Phone +31 13 466 8143
E-mail c.m.k.c.cuijpers@tilburguniversity.edu
Postma, E.O.
Name prof. dr. E.O. (Eric) Postma
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Departement Cognitieve Wetenschappen en Kunstmatige Intelligentie
Position Full Professor
Room D 343
Phone +31 13 466 2655
E-mail e.o.postma@tilburguniversity.edu
Zaanen, M.M. van
Name dr. M.M. (Menno) van Zaanen
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Departement Cognitieve Wetenschappen en Kunstmatige Intelligentie
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 339
Phone +31 13 466 3578
E-mail m.m.vanzaanen@tilburguniversity.edu

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