David Graus

In defense of algorithms

In the press

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

2018

  • 1 May 2018 | 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 2018 | 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 2017 | 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 2017 | New Business Radio: Let’s talk business
    Podcast on doing data-driven sales and marketing with Company.info. [link | podcast]
  • 3 Jul 2017 | 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 2017 | 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 2017 | 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 2016 | NRC.next/NRC Handelsblad: Wij zijn racisten, daarom Google ook [link]
    Op-ed on why it’s a good thing that algorithms aren’t neutral.
  • 10 Apr 2016 | Tekstblad: Waarheidsvinding in 11,5 miljoen documenten [pdf]
    Article on my research: Discovery in Digital Traces.

2014

  • 17 Apr 2014 | 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 2014 | 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 2014 | 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 2014 | 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 2014 | 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.