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.

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.