Contributor: Bennie Mols

Bennie MolsBennie Mols is a science journalist, author and speaker with twenty years of experience, specialising in artificial intelligence, robots and the human brain. He published twelve books, most notably Hallo robot (translated into English and Chinese), Robotics for future presidents and Turings Tango (in Dutch only – about artificial intelligence). He regularly appears on radio and tv to talk about artificial intelligence and robots. He is also a public speaker on the same subjects. Among many other presentations, he gave a TEDx-presentation about human-machine-interaction: ‘The one thing computers and robots will never be able to do‘.He graduated from physics and philosophy and holds a PhD in physics. With this background he uniquely combines in his work the fields of science, technology and philosophy, always asking the question how the combination of these three disciplines can improve people’s lives.

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Digital entertainment in lockdown: the new life of culture online

During the months-long European lockdown, entertainment moved online like never before. Creativity flourished on social media platforms and, despite being locked up in their homes, people were longing for entertainment that connected them with friends and family. Meanwhile with all museums closed, European cultural heritage was given a new life online.

Aleksandra Strzelichowska interview

A scientist’s opinion: Interview Aleksandra Strzelichowska with about digital entertainment in lockdown

Interview with Aleksandra Strzelichowska, senior online marketing specialist at Europeana, based in The Hague, Netherlands. She has a bachelor degree in Literature, languages and linguistics, and a master degree in European Studies. What is Europeana? We are a European platform for cultural heritage, an initiative of the European Union founded in 2008. Our goal is ...

Dr Dan Hassler-Forest interview

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Dr Dan Hassler-Forest about digital entertainment in lockdown

Interview with Dr Dan Hassler-Forest, assistant professor in the department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University (Netherlands). He has published books and articles on science fiction, fandom and cultural studies, media theory, anti-capitalism and popular culture, and even zombies. He writes frequently for The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Review of Books. ...

Mattia Perreti a scientist's opinion about impact of AI on the newsroom

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Mattia Peretti about impact of AI on the newsroom

Studying the impact of AI on the newsroom, a scientist's opinion Interview with Mattia Peretti, manager of the project ‘Journalism AI’ at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The project is funded by the Google News Initiative and started in April 2019. What is the aim of the project ‘AI in journalism’? ...

David Graus a scientist's opinion about AI-tools for journalists

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with David Graus about AI-tools for journalists

Developing AI-tools for journalists, a scientist's opinion Interview with David Graus, AI-researcher and data scientist working for FD Mediagroep in The Netherlands. Which AI-tools for journalists are you in your company developing? We are working on two project. One is called SMART Journalism, the other is called SMART radio. Both projects are funded by Google’s ...

AI could boost journalism with smart tools ESMH article

AI could boost journalism with smart tools

Artificial intelligence could be used in the newsrooms and journalists should be trained and prepared for the impact on communication. Experts think that AI can both free journalists from doing the boring stuff and can give them clever new tools for doing things they could never do before. But in the wrong hands, the same technology can also be used to spread disinformation.

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