Press

In the press

Below are a selection of press articles about me and/or my work.

2018

  • 12 Oct | De VolkskrantMet deze eigen zoekmachine spit de politie schatten aan digitaal bewijs door
    Interview about the searchengine developed by the NFI, and its use in the high-profile Mocro maffia court cases, with my view on its role in the collection digital evidence. [pdf | link]
  • 9 Oct | IP – vakblad voor informatieprofessionals: Vensters op een nieuwe werkelijkheid. [image]
    Interviewed as a ‘young professional’ that show that traditional categories and thinking frames need to be readjusted, where I explain how my background and cross between ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ science helps in my current work in AI and media.
  • 10 Oct | Villamedia: De journalist en de nerd
    Much needed and insightful nuance by Nick Kivits in an op-ed in response to our three-way interview on Villamedia (below). Nick advocates for IT folks and journalists to meet for coffee and collaborate, instead of having mutual suspicion or distrust. [pdf | link]
  • 6 Oct | RTL XL: How it’s done
    Television show about intelligence and business information. In this video me and Company.info’s CTO Henk Pijper discuss our work in AI and news. [Youtube | blog]
  • 5 Oct | VillamediaAlgoritmes: Moeten journalisten vrezen voor hun toekomst?
    Three-way interview with myself, Anne Schuth (De Persgroep), and Daan Odijk (RTL Nederland) about the rise of AI in media. [pdf | link]
  • 2 October | NRCWaar blijft de Nederlandse robotjournalist?
    Article on ‘robo-journalism’ (again), where I mention our SMART Journalism project. [pdf | link]
  • 1 May | Stimuleringsfonds voor de JournalistiekWaar blijft de robotjournalistiek in Nederland?
    Article about ‘robo-journalism’, where I say something about the SMART Journalism project we are doing at FDMG, which involves personalization and summarization of newspaper articles. [pdf | link]
  • 18 Apr | Nemo Kennislink: Het sleepnet van Justitie
    Article about the research I did into the digital forensic methods of the NFI/Dutch Public Prosecutors in the high-profile “Noffel” case. [pdflink]

2017

  • 12 Nov | Denktank: Baas over brein
    My debut on national TV ;-). Children’s TV show, on future topics, in this episode: how companies influence us online through persuasion/behavior analysis. [video | snippet (01:45min)]
  • 10 Nov | New Business Radio: Let’s talk business
    Podcast on doing data-driven sales and marketing with Company.info. [link | podcast]
  • 3 Jul | FD: Wanneer je gegevens geld waard zijn [pdf | link]
    Article on the value of personal data in which I’m asked a few questions on how user interactions are valuable to tech companies.
  • 17 Jun | NOSDavid onderzocht de sporen die wij onbewust online achterlaten [pdf | link]
    Article on my research/dissertation: Entities of Interest — Discovery in Digital Traces.
  • 15 Jun | FoliaDeze promovendus weet alles over jouw online voetafdruk [pdf | link]
    Article on my research/dissertation: Entities of Interest — Discovery in Digital Traces.

2016

  • 17 Jun | NRC: Wij zijn racisten, daarom Google ook [link]
    Op-ed on why it’s a good thing that algorithms aren’t neutral.
  • 10 Apr | Tekstblad: Waarheidsvinding in 11,5 miljoen documenten [pdf]
    Article on my research: Discovery in Digital Traces.

2014

  • 17 Apr | Emerce: Nederlands algoritme reikt nieuwe Wikipedia onderwerpen aan [link]
    Article on our ECIR 2014 paper: Generating Pseudo-ground Truth for Predicting New Concepts in Social Streams.
  • 17 Apr | Business InsiderAlgoritme gebruikt Twitter om nieuwe Wikipedia-artikelen te voorspellen [link]
    Article on our ECIR 2014 paper: Generating Pseudo-ground Truth for Predicting New Concepts in Social Streams.
  • 17 Apr | UvANew method supplements Wikipedia with Twitter topics [link]
    Article on our ECIR 2014 paper: Generating Pseudo-ground Truth for Predicting New Concepts in Social Streams.
  • 16 Apr | DeMorgen.be: Nieuw algoritme vult Wikipedia aan op basis van tweets [link]
    Article on our ECIR 2014 paper: Generating Pseudo-ground Truth for Predicting New Concepts in Social Streams.
  • 16 Apr | Tweakers.net: Nieuw algoritme vult Wikipedia aan op basis van Twitterberichten [link]
    Article on our ECIR 2014 paper: Generating Pseudo-ground Truth for Predicting New Concepts in Social Streams.