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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Tilburg University Twitter dashboard continuously measures political mood in EU
Marketing Analytics students at Tilburg University have designed a Twitter dashboard that measures data on the European elections and visualizes them in real time. It shows, for example, that LGBT rights is a trending topic in Poland, while migration is commanding a great deal of attention in Italy and Bulgaria. After the elections, the students can use the data for graduation projects.
NWO rewards 3 research proposals: on prenatal anxiety, healthier food intake and genetic disorders
Three NWO Veni's for researchers at Tilburg University on prenatal anxiety on mother-infant neural synchronity (Marion van den Heuvel, TSB), healthier food intake (Frans Folkvord, TSHD), and data analysis to determine the cause of genetic disorders (Marleen Balvert, TiSEM).
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger: "Data-rich markets will change our society"
Data is replacing money as the driver of market behavior. Big finance and big companies will be replaced by small groups and individual actors who make markets instead of making things. That is what Viktor Mayer-Schönberger concluded in the 2nd Vrienden van Cobbenhagen Lecture entitled <i>Towards a Digital Society</i> on Friday January 26, 2018.
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Data Science Center Tilburg
Data Science Center Tilburg (DSC/t) brings together Tilburg University’s scientific expertise in economics, management, law, social sciences, behavioral sciences and the humanities to develop and apply data science.
Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication
We study how people communicate with each other and how computer systems can be taught to communicate with us.
Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
TILT studies emerging technologies and their impact on the individual and society, recognizing the interplay between technology, regulation and fundamental values and human rights.
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