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Informatics Institute in the media

Researchers and students of the Informatics Institute regularly appear on radio, TV or the internet to present their research and its applications, and to use their expertise to indicate the news. This is an overview of media appearances and articles in newspapers, magazines and other (online) publications.

Digitally immortal and talking to a deceased person?
Theo Gevers and the increasing application of Deepfake Technology for therapeutic and training purposes.
02 March, 2021 - NL Trouw
27 February, 2021 - NL Het Financieel Dagblad

Theo Gevers at Nieuwsuur about deep fakes
Nieuwsuur has an article on the website about the deep fakes  phenomenon and how this technology can change business. One of the experts speaking is Theo Gevers.
17 February , 2021 - NL Nieuwsuur

"This generation of business controllers can shape Big Data"
Organizations are on the way to digital transformation. Directors must be able to rely on analyzes and decisions generated by algorithms. This implies a more challenging role for the business controller according to Sander Klous.
17 February, 2021 - NL Controllers Magazine

Uyghurs do not benefit from inclusive talk at the Amsterdam universities
An opinion article.
11 February, 2021 - NL Het Parool

Max Welling on criticism of AI research
Max Welling asked for his opinion on Stanford professor and entrepreneur Chris Re's argument that the time has come for AI professors to get involved with other types of research than tweaking and fine-tuning artificial intelligence models.
3 February, 2021 - NL AG Connect

Media attention for joining the ESI’s Partner Board by Thales and the PCS research group of the Informatics Institute
1 February, 2021- NL engineersonline.nl
31 January, 2021 - NL Dutch IT-channel
27 January, 2021 - NL Emerce
27 January, 2021 - EN Bits&Chips
26 January, 2021 - NL link Magazine

An algorithm to make the world fairer
Interview with Sennay Ghebreab at the Podcast NRC Future Affairs. Sennay sees opportunities for social applications of AI to make the world fairer and fairer.
21 January, 2021, Podcast NRC Future Affairs - NL NRC.nl

AI student Janne Spijkervet helps make a music hit
Is it possible for everyone to make a hit with the help of smart algorithms? Klaas van Kruistum of the youth program 'Klaas Kan Alles' tried, with the help of UvA AI student Janne Spijkervet.
16 January, 2021, Klaas kan alles - NL NPO3

Paul Klint appointed  member of the Advisory Board on ICT testing
Computable reports on the appointment of emeritus professor of Software Engineering Paul Klint (UvA-IvI) by the Council of Ministers as a member of the Advisory Board on ICT testing.
11 January, 2021 - NL Computable