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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.



News

  • ‘Cognitive and Emotional Overload: The dark side of Information Technologies, new book by Anne Rutkowski 13 Dec 2018News ‘Cognitive and Emotional Overload: The dark side of Information Technologies, new book by Anne Rutkowski
    In a new Routledge publication, Anne Rutkowski (TiSEM) and Carol Sanders (Association of Information Systems) take an in-depth view at IT's under-studied dark side and its dire consequences for individuals, organizations, and society. With theoretical underpinnings from the fields of cognitive psychology, management, and information systems, and supported by case studies, the idea of brain overload is defined and explored.

  • Interview: 'Robots have a communication problem' 03 Dec 2018Background Interview: 'Robots have a communication problem'
    Prof. Emiel Krahmer knows all about the knowledge and communication skills of present-day robots and what they still need to learn. His expertise: translating knowledge into language. And no, not to worry, he is sure that robots are a long way still from beating humans in communication.

  • 'Theologians were the first to reflect on robots' 25 Nov 2018Background 'Theologians were the first to reflect on robots'
    "For the popular Robot Love lecture series I was asked: Do theologians engage with robots at all? I immediately replied: We most certainly do! In fact, we were the first to think about them!”

  • Hackathon for the future of education: 'Hack for Future Talent' 22 Nov 2018News Hackathon for the future of education: 'Hack for Future Talent'
    On Saturday 8 December, the doors of CUBE will be opened for the hackathon "Hack for Future Talent". This means that you can hack and manipulate data for as much as 12 hours and win prizes! Attendance is free and intended for everyone!

  • Johan Wolswinkel appointed as Professor of Administrative Law, Market and Data 13 Nov 2018Press release Johan Wolswinkel appointed as Professor of Administrative Law, Market and Data
    PRESS RELEASE 5 November 2018 - Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Johan Wolswinkel as Professor of Administrative Law, Market and Data at Tilburg Law School, effective November 1, 2018. Wolswinkel will be conducting research into the role of administrative law in times of economization, digitalization, and datafication.


  • 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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Ou, X.
Name prof. dr. X. (Carol) Ou
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
Position Full Professor
Room P 1.153
Phone +31 13 466 3109
E-mail carol.ou@tilburguniversity.edu
Purtova, N.N.
Name dr. N.N. Purtova LLM MSc
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
Position Associate Professor
Room M 732
Phone +31 13 466 8196
E-mail n.n.purtova@tilburguniversity.edu
Weigand, H.
Name dr. H. Weigand
Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Department of Management
Position Associate Professor
Room P 1.110
Phone +31 13 466 2806
E-mail h.weigand@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

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