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I am a technology critic and privacy designer who helps citizens, designers and policymakers understand new chances and challenges in our data-driven society.…

I coined the term “social cooling” to help a wider audience understand the long-term negative side-effects of living in a Big…

Are algorithms more neutral than people? No. Algorithms can have hidden biases. This makes them a popular way to hide power…

Early 2017 I was master of ceremony at the Masterclass Netpolitics. Over the course of seven evenings participants explore the complex interrelation…

While working at Knowledgeland I was part of the Open Cultuur Data team. Knowledgeland has for years organized a yearly course on…

This Happened is series of evenings about design processes which are organized the world over. The idea is to look into the…

While working at Virtual Platform, the Dutch institute for digital culture, I developed an event in which young talent could connect to…

The 3D print pen allows you to lift of from the paper, and draw into the air. This is possible because,…

As drones became popular consumer items, reports of them invading privacy also skyrocketed. In this lighthearted workshop Ruben Pater and I…

In 2014 het Nieuwe Instituut remembered the start of the first world war in 1914. I curated a small exhibit about the…

When we surf the web we are tracked by numerous advertising companies, including Google and Facebook. Because this proces is mostly invisible, we…

In 2008 I worked with artist Ether Polak to prepare and film a journey to Nigeria. In Nigeria we GPS-tracked two movements of milk…

For the Cinekid festival Levien Nordeman and I created a fun installation: a large plastic mobile phone that, when you called the…