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Humane ConversationsWhat's happening in AI research and what does it mean for Humane AI?

On 13 October we launched our first of a series of webinars called "Humane Conversations". The initiative seeks to connect researchers across humanities, social sciences and computer scientists to discuss…

Amsterdam coalition publishes special AI-edition of New Scientist

To highlight the importance of AI to a broader public, the Amsterdam coalition ‘AI technology for people’ has published a special AI edition in the October issue of the popular…

Tobias Blanke on AI and HumanitiesNew intelligence with eye for small details

  Algorithms are playing a growing role in our life. How should we deal with that? According to Tobias Blanke (University Professor in Humanities and AI), it is essential for…

History of AI at the UvA – ILLC Blog

A new post published on the ILLC Blog by Iris Proff recounts the origins of AI research at the University of Amsterdam.  Since its very beginning, AI has been a…

Launch ELLIS LabEuropean Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems

Today, 15 September, the several units of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) will be (virtually) launched throughout Europe - including at the Dutch Amsterdam Science park.…

Claes De Vreese was one of the Keynote speakers during the Mediernes Årsdag

Claes de Vreese, Chair of the RPA Human(e) Steering Board, was one the invited Keynote Speakers at the annual Day of the Media conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.  the role AI…

Kick-off Meeting of the Working Group “Cultuur” within the Dutch AI Coalition

The Dutch AI Coalition Working Group on Culture and Media, led by Eppo van Nispen will be hosting a kick-off meeting online with all its participants on 7 September .…

Tom Dobber and UvA team on deepfakes

Tom Dobber and a UvA team of researchers created a deepfake video of a Dutch politician, putting potentially controversial words that he never actually said into his mouth. They then…

Prof. Natali Helberger on News Recommendation SystemsMedia Apocalypse, Ep. 8 - Yale Law School

Prof. Natali Helberger was invited by the Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School to contribute in a series of discussions with experts about the current crisis roiling journalism…