talk - presentation - panel Do We Really Care? Public Values and Digital Technology in the Netherlands, SPUI25 February 2024

What do the Dutch value in digital technologies? This roundtable presents the results of the first survey to explore the relation between public values, human rights, and technology design. We find that most people take measures to protect their online privacy, but also that half of the population has never heard of technical standards.

Stefania Milan is Professor of Critical Data Studies at the University of Amsterdam’s Department of Media Studies, a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University and a Research Associate with the Chair in AI & Democracy at the Florence School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute.

Niels ten Oever is Assistant Professor at the European Studies department and co-principal investigator with the critical infrastructure lab at the University of Amsterdam. Next to that, he is a visiting professor with the Centro de Tecnologia e Sociedade at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas.

Douwe Schmidt is the Project Manager of Public Tech at the Municipality of Amsterdam.

Marjolein Lanzing is Assistant Professor Philosophy of Technology at the University of Amsterdam.

Bart Karstens is senior researcher Digital Society at the Rathenau Institute in The Hague.

Catherine Garcia is Senior Advisor on Institutional Relations at Internet Society.

Date: 21 feb 2024 at 17:00

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