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€28 Million for AI Start-up in Amsterdam Aiming to Develop Climate Transition Materials

20 June 2024

€28 Million for AI Start-up in Amsterdam Aiming to Develop Climate Transition Materials >

British-Dutch company CuspAI has raised €28 million ($30 million) in startup capital to develop materials for more efficient CO2 capture using AI. Venture capitalists see potential in this innovative approach. CuspAI, a startup founded by Dutch professor Max Welling, a computer scientist at the University of Amsterdam and an AI expert, aims to use AI to find and develop materials that can efficiently capture CO2. The company announced on Tuesday that it has secured €28 million in funding from investors.

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Binge Watch Amsterdam AI Video Series

20 June 2024

Binge Watch Amsterdam AI Video Series >

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70% of Dutch People Don’t Use Generative AI

20 June 2024

70% of Dutch People Don’t Use Generative AI >

A survey by the University of Amsterdam's AlgoSoc AI Opinion Monitor reveals that 70% of Dutch people have not used generative AI like ChatGPT. However, attitudes and usage differ by age. Researchers Ernesto de León, Fabio Votta, Theo Araujo, and Claes de Vreese surveyed nearly 4,000 respondents and will continue this study for the next three years.

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The Interplay of Media, Democracy, and Technology: Navigating Trust and Disinformation

19 June 2024

The Interplay of Media, Democracy, and Technology: Navigating Trust and Disinformation >

In the ever-evolving social landscape of the 21st century, the intricate interplay between media, democracy, and technology has become a central theme. This dynamic trio is at the heart of a complex and continually changing relationship that shapes the way societies function, the manner in which information is disseminated, and the extent to which democratic principles are upheld.

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Guiding the Digital Future: Insights from Joris van Hoboken

19 June 2024

Guiding the Digital Future: Insights from Joris van Hoboken >

As we move deeper into a digital era, platforms like Facebook and X have significantly reshaped our society. The advent of quantum technology is poised to bring even more profound changes. This raises an essential question: how do we safeguard citizens' rights and democratic interests amidst rapid technological advancements? Joris van Hoboken, a professor of Information Law with a focus on digital infrastructure, aims to explore this issue extensively over the coming years.

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Tim Baarslag Appointed Professor of Mathematics of Cooperative AI at TU Eindhoven

19 Juni 2024

Tim Baarslag Appointed Professor of Mathematics of Cooperative AI at TU Eindhoven >

AI has become central to modern society, gaining global attention for its success in image recognition, natural language processing, and medical diagnosis. Similarly, mathematical analysis has addressed diverse issues from transportation to investment strategies. The fusion of these fields, known as the Mathematics of Cooperative AI, seeks to develop a theory for intelligent joint decision-making. Tim Baarslag's new professorship at TU Eindhoven focuses on this emerging field.

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Hack4Her 2024: A Celebration of Women in Tech and Innovation

18 June 2024

Hack4Her 2024: A Celebration of Women in Tech and Innovation >

Amsterdam, June 10, 2024 — The third annual Hack4Her event successfully concluded on June 9, 2024, at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Over three transformative days, Hack4Her 2024 brought together more than 100 participants from all over the Netherlands, including students, professionals, and industry leaders, all united in their commitment to creating women-centered tech spaces and promoting gender diversity in technology.
 

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Two HvA AI Projects Receive RAAK Public Grant

27 May 2024

Two HvA AI Projects Receive RAAK Public Grant >

Grant for research projects on practically applicable AI solutions.

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 OpenAI's ChatGPT: The Empathetic AI

22 May 2024

OpenAI's ChatGPT: The Empathetic AI >

This week, OpenAI unveiled its latest AI technology, showcasing a cheerful female voice that responds quickly and empathetically. What started as a simple text-based chatbot is now becoming a virtual companion.

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€28 Million for AI Start-up in Amsterdam Aiming to Develop Climate Transition Materials

20 June 2024

€28 Million for AI Start-up in Amsterdam Aiming to Develop Climate Transition Materials >

British-Dutch company CuspAI has raised €28 million ($30 million) in startup capital to develop materials for more efficient CO2 capture using AI. Venture capitalists see potential in this innovative approach. CuspAI, a startup founded by Dutch professor Max Welling, a computer scientist at the University of Amsterdam and an AI expert, aims to use AI to find and develop materials that can efficiently capture CO2. The company announced on Tuesday that it has secured €28 million in funding from investors.

read more >

Binge Watch Amsterdam AI Video Series

20 June 2024

Binge Watch Amsterdam AI Video Series >

Discover our video series now.

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70% of Dutch People Don’t Use Generative AI

20 June 2024

70% of Dutch People Don’t Use Generative AI >

A survey by the University of Amsterdam's AlgoSoc AI Opinion Monitor reveals that 70% of Dutch people have not used generative AI like ChatGPT. However, attitudes and usage differ by age. Researchers Ernesto de León, Fabio Votta, Theo Araujo, and Claes de Vreese surveyed nearly 4,000 respondents and will continue this study for the next three years.

read more >

The Interplay of Media, Democracy, and Technology: Navigating Trust and Disinformation

19 June 2024

The Interplay of Media, Democracy, and Technology: Navigating Trust and Disinformation >

In the ever-evolving social landscape of the 21st century, the intricate interplay between media, democracy, and technology has become a central theme. This dynamic trio is at the heart of a complex and continually changing relationship that shapes the way societies function, the manner in which information is disseminated, and the extent to which democratic principles are upheld.

read more >

Guiding the Digital Future: Insights from Joris van Hoboken

19 June 2024

Guiding the Digital Future: Insights from Joris van Hoboken >

As we move deeper into a digital era, platforms like Facebook and X have significantly reshaped our society. The advent of quantum technology is poised to bring even more profound changes. This raises an essential question: how do we safeguard citizens' rights and democratic interests amidst rapid technological advancements? Joris van Hoboken, a professor of Information Law with a focus on digital infrastructure, aims to explore this issue extensively over the coming years.

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