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  • Irene Kuling and Lambèr Royakkers (Photos: Angeline Swinkels)
    September 29, 2022

    What future for humanity in a society governed by AI?

    Five hot topics surrounding artificial intelligence in questions and answers.

  • June 22, 2022

    Are babies the key to the next generation of artificial intelligence?

    New research proposes a new research direction to overcome limitations of machine learning

  • May 2, 2022

    Checking in and out on the bus with your phone: Convenient, but keep in control!

    A new app is being tested on two bus lines. TU/e professors Wijnand IJsselsteijn and Lambèr Royakkers see the conveniences, but also warn...

  • April 25, 2022

    Being the ‘Bad guy’ in a group isn’t always wrong

    Philisopher Mandi Astola: bad people can actually make a positive impact on group behavior

  • February 4, 2022

    Research project ‘Tomorrow’s value Conflicts’ awarded 50.000 Euro research grant

  • December 3, 2021

    Vincent Müller in documentary ‘The Digital Human’

    Can you imagine, discussing your problems with a digital therapist instead of a real person? Virtual assistants are on the rise and getting...

  • October 6, 2021

    How ‘ethics by design’ could remedy the concerns arising from behavior change technologies

    Health-related behavior change technologies help people prevent, or reduce, unhealthy behaviors. But this type of persuasive technologies...

  • October 4, 2021
    Gunter Bombaerts wins Maffioli Award for challenge-based ethics education

    “All students can find ethics interesting. It's a question of how you present it”

    Challenge-based learning improves the relevance of ethics education for students.

  • June 22, 2021

    Matthew Dennis wins Postdoc Best Paper Awards

    Matthew Dennis (P&E group) won with his paper ‘Towards a theory of digital well-being: reimagining online life after lockdown,’ which he...

  • May 19, 2021

    Is it time for robot rights?

    Moral status in artificial entities

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    November 9, 2020

    Care robot requires balance between effiency and human contact

    Where some people can't bear the thought of robots in healthcare, others see plenty of potential. E.g. chatbots are on the rise. The...

  • November 5, 2020

    Five TU/e researchers receive Veni grants

    250,000 euros per awardee to explore their research ideas.