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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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  • 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.

  • Interview: 'I am using AI to understand humans' 21 Dec 2018Background Interview: 'I am using AI to understand humans'
    In the atrium of the JADS-building in ’s-Hertogenbosch, the heart of Data Science research and education of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology, Eric Postma explains where his fascination for artificial intelligence (AI) stems from. Just how appropriate this location is, quickly becomes apparent in the interview. There is no AI without data, that much is clear. And without humans, there is no AI. To Eric, humans are central, and that is at least remarkable for a professor Artificial Intelligence. ‘But it fits Tilburg University’s unique identity and future perfectly.

  • ‘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!”


  • 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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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
Postma, M.
Name dr. M. (Marie) Postma
Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Departement Cognitieve Wetenschappen en Kunstmatige Intelligentie
Position Associate Professor
Room D 349
Phone +31 13 466 4246
E-mail marie.postma@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
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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