When people at the top of the social ladder tell lies, it's bad for trust in government. Columnist Eveline van Zeeland even sees a correlation with the number of corona infections.
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Can we ever teach AI -via argumentation or intuition -to do the morally right thing? That's what moral philosophers, like our columnist Katleen Gabriels, are wracking their brains about.
Not all mistakes are the same. A culture that sanctions rather than tolerates unavoidable and unforeseeable errors suppresses any creativity and willingness to innovate.
Avid twitterer Eugène Franken is fast approaching 10,000 followers. He writes about the secret of a good tweet and wonders out loud if tweets also contribute to innovation.
This is how we can work together to ensure even better applications of technology for tomorrow.
Germans are "unfamiliar" with digital. This is particularly true of German OEMs. Columnist Bernd Maier-Leppla explains why this is problematic.
Research shows that testing of devices and drugs is often done primarily on men. And that's just downright stupid for more than one reason, columnist Carina Weijma contends.
A negative review is the terror of every marketer. Eveline van Zeeland explains why you can still turn it into something positive and even gain a strategic advantage from it.
Future leaders are focussed on creating positive impact. They'll lead us toward a more integrated business approach, writes Wendy van Ierschot.
Our columnist Eugène Franken is fascinated by innovative German weapons from World War II. These were marked by an unprecedented explosion of creativity and craftsmanship.
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!
The transition to fully autonomous driving is still years ahead. Helen Kardan writes about what the challenges are that the automotive industry has to overcome.
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 should you seek cooperation if you are working on a ground-breaking innovation? Patent expert Hans Helsloot talks about the balancing act between sharing knowledge and keeping it secret.
The technology for self-driving cars is constantly improving. One factor the developers find difficult to control: the unpredictable pedestrian. But work is also being done on this.
Sometimes hilarious, sometimes hurtful or misleading: deepfake videos are a trend to be reckoned with in the coming years, writes philosopher Katleen Gabriels.
To address the massive housing shortage, the Dutch government must take control as it has in the past, columnist Eugène Franken argues.
Put your absolute truths on sale, because only those who allow doubt and do not conform are true innovators, writes Eveline van Zeeland.
Wendy van Ierschot writes for IO about technology and investing in startups. Today a guide on how to deal with investors. "They may grill you but you should grill them back."
The ultra-fast hyperloop is often portrayed as unrealistic because of its steep costs. But that is a misconception according to IO columnist Eugene Franken.