News for students Humanities and Digital Sciences
Better reward football players like Jackie Groenen
Women's football is on the rise. The Dutch national team is hot. But there is still no equality with men. That must change, argues Martine Prange, Tilburg professor of Philosophy and former professional footballer in the Volkskrant on the eve of the World Cup in France.
In Memoriam Fons van de Vijver (TSHD)
The Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences lost a wonderful colleague, a great friend and an excellent scholar
‘Tilburg University has worked in Artificial Intelligence for decades’
Of the 110 billion people who have ever lived on Earth, fewer than 600 have seen the Earth from space. Fifty years after the ‘Earth rise’ photo, fifty years after the first man on the moon, SPACEBUZZ has teamed up with astronaut André Kuipers to inspire children to become ambassadors of planet Earth. By means of an innovative educational virtual reality program, children can experience an astronaut’s perspective of the Earth, the so-called ‘overview effect’ in a special spacecraft.
Interview on chatbots: “I li-ke y-ou t-oo”
Can we strike up a friendship with a chatting robot? So researchers Marjolijn Antheunis and Emmelyn Croes wondered. The answer is ‘no’, or at any rate: not just yet.