Carlo van de Weijer

Tomorrow is good: Genuine intelligence

This week the TU/e announced that it was taking a big step forward in the development of AI by investing €100 million in scientists and laboratories in the next 5 years. I was personally honored with the invitation to set up this “Eindhoven Artificial Intelligence Institute”, EAISI,...

Tomorrow is Good: from ownership to access – and back again

It is often mentioned as a general trend these days: we are slowly but surely shifting from the ownership to the access of goods. Who would still want to own CDs if you can access all the music you would want via Spotify? And that’s how it is portrayed in the case of mobility as well: why...

Tomorrow is Good: Uber and Out?

In the coming weeks, Uber’s IPO will be on the agenda, which may become the most expensive one in history. The estimate of the market value of the company already exceeds 120 billion dollars. I am an extremely satisfied Uber user, especially on foreign soil. From a foreign airport, a Uber...

Tomorrow is Good: the future of the internet

There once was a time without the internet. There was even a time without a computer. The first three months of my first job in 1990, I worked without my own computer, I can’t imagine what I was doing then. Meanwhile, the blessings of the internet are well known. But not much seems to be...

Tomorrow is Good: Nothing to Hide

You can hear many people say it when it comes to privacy: “I allow them to know everything, I have nothing to hide”. I’m waiting for a TV format where we’ll first screen the people who think like this and then confront them with a guaranteed long list of things that should...

Tomorrow is Good: a capuchin monkey in a yellow vest

Nowadays cars hardly ever break down, and that’s a good thing because before you know it you’re standing alongside the road with a yellow vest and you’re mistaken for someone who’s protesting against whatever it may be that the yellow vests are protesting against. I’m...

Tomorrow is Good: will we ever get rid of the traffic jam?

After a long warm summer, it was a bit drizzly for two days this week. And immediately we had two record traffic jams. On Tuesday we saw the worst morning rush hour and on Thursday the heaviest evening rush hour of the year. After years of investments in asphalt, viaducts, public transport,...

Tomorrow is Good: Action Rubbish

In a weekly column, alternately written by Maarten Steinbuch, Mary Fiers, Carlo van de Weijer, Lucien Engelen, Tessie Hartjes and Auke Hoekstra, Innovation Origins tries to find out what the future will look like. The six columnists, occasionally supplemented with guest bloggers, are all working...

Tomorrow is Good: Black Saturday and the problem of Liege, Lille and Lyon

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Tessie Hartjes, and Auke Hoekstra, Innovation Origins tries to find out what the future will look like. All six contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working...

Tomorrow is Good: Plastics Soup

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Tessie Hartjes, and Auke Hoekstra, Innovation Origins tries to find out what the future will look like. All six contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working...

Tomorrow is Good: The imminent end of mankind

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our...

Tomorrow is Good: Decluttering

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our...

Tomorrow is Good: Animal-free meat

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our...

Tomorrow is Good: Fountains from the Discounter shop

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our...

TOMORROW IS GOOD: the pizza economy

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our...

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] The Useless Class

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on technologies that can provide solutions to...

Tomorrow is Good: Bike Helmets

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on technologies that can provide solutions to...

Tomorrow is good: Desire lanes

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on technologies that can provide solutions to...

Flip boards

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Daan Kersten and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors are all working on technologies that can provide solutions to the problems of our time....

Tomorrow is Good: Manslaughter

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Daan Kersten and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors are all working on technologies that can provide solutions to the problems of our time....

Carlo van de Weijer: Smart Mobility in Brainport

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Daan Kersten and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors are all working on technologies that can provide solutions to the problems of our time....

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] Carlo van de Weijer: The Mobile Voter

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] Carlo van de Weijer: Abundance

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] Carlo van de Weijer: We Are Technology

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] Carlo van de Weijer: High Speed ​​Traveling

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

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