DH2019

Eye-Tracking: Identifying Criminals to Sexual Orientation

I wanted to end my blog posts with a nice overview of what I have been up to, what my focuses were in the past blogs and connect them all under one umbrella, however, as you will see while reading further, I decided to go with something else. I have been focusing on different digital tools, smart technologies that are increasingly being implemented…

Intuitive Eating (of Social Media Feeds)

A friend responding with 'I would love to help you but I honestly first need to understand what's going on'

The Context Social media platforms bring about so many opportunities for enhanced global connection and access, and yet I often feel very passive on these platforms. Passively consuming content can be great, especially considering the fast-paced nature of our society today. However, I feel the prolonged periods of time I spend passively scrolling negatively affects my ability to think clearly and more…

E – poetry and its cyber branches

“I’m just a squirrel looking for a nut You are a wizard harry I’m a what Glad to believe in #Jesus, He’s the best… From Fresno to Pomona fuck the rest” – By Pentametron (https://twitter.com/pentametron?lang=en) This may seem like a random compilation of Twitter posts that happen to rhyme and that is because they are. Well, the fact that they rhyme and…

My blogpost themes if I had to write more of them

Digital Welfare State and Human Rights Human rights are threatened in the digital welfare state, an example of this will be the case of profiling citizens in the Netherlands. While the Dutch institutions were not looking into fraud and tax issues in big companies for ‘privacy concerns’ : or perhaps fear of their fancy elite lawyers, they have no problem using personal…

Weak AI

The discussion about artificial intelligence (AI) moves between the desire for smart machines that support us in various fields and the angst that we will lose the control one day. I will consider the angst that people elicit when talking about machines. In 2017 two chatbots appeared to be chatting to each other in a not understandable language for human beings. It…

Digital preservation is important!

When thinking of the term ‘preservation’, the first images in your mind are likely something related to the preservation of flora and fauna, or the preservation of cultural artifacts, like texts, art pieces, etc. These are physical cultural artifacts, to be precise. These are very natural things to think about when considering the term ‘preservation’, but I would like to, if only…