Emo design is needed now more than ever

Design can bring joy into people's lives. And that is exactly what we need in these times of doom and gloom argues Eveline van Zeeland. Therefore: Long live emo design!

Learning from quieter climes

In addition to being wonderful to walk in or look at, snow also has a sound-absorbing effect. Let's use nature more often as a source of inspiration for our technological innovation.

Why deepfakes are a high concern crime

Sometimes hilarious, sometimes hurtful or misleading: deepfake videos are a trend to be reckoned with in the coming years, writes philosopher Katleen Gabriels.

Zebra for sale

Put your absolute truths on sale, because only those who allow doubt and do not conform are true innovators, writes Eveline van Zeeland.

Losing digital weight

Good intentions are hard to keep up, notes columnist Mary Fiers. This year she wants to lose digital weight by spending less time on Facebook and Twitter and expanding her real social network.

Should we get rid of gas or not?

The energy transition is the largest renovation in the Netherlands since the Delta Works. Our excellent gas infrastructure could come in handy in this respect, contends IO columnist Eugene Franken.

The 15-minute city

What if we could reach every important city facility within 15 minutes? More and more urban planners see this as an ideal situation. Eugene Franken reflects on the pros and cons.

Put these 4 things on the HR dashboard for 2021

Achieve greater growth in your company and improve the world at the same time. In her Christmas column Wendy van Ierschot, explains why you become a better entrepreneur with the goals of the UN.