Scientist: Matthew James Dennis

Matthew James Dennis ESMH scientistMatthew J. Dennis is a philosopher of technology, whose work focuses on the ethics of digital well-being. He is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow in the Department of Values, Technology, and Innovation at TU Delft. Prior to this he was an Early Career Research Fellow in Innovation at Institute for Advanced Study, University of Warwick, where he completed his PhD in 2019. He specialises in how technology can increase human flourishing, as well as writing on the ethics of emerging technologies. Recently, he has published articles on how online technologies can actively improve the digital well-being of their users.

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The potential of digital well-being in times of physical social distancing

Digital well-being tools hold the promise of empowering users to regain control of time spent online. How successful are these tools during the Covid-19 global pandemic?

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Matthew James Dennis about digital well-being

Interview with Matthew James Dennis, ethicist of emerging technologies at Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. What is the focus of your research? Matthew James Dennis: My main research question concerns how we can live well with technology, especially new and emerging online technologies. Basically, I’m interested in the extent ...