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Upcoming events

  1. Lectoral Speech DR. Nanda Piersma

    There are legal rules and ethical frameworks, but little or no practical guidance on responsible design. In her inaugural lecture “System error, please restart”, Nanda Piersma argues what ‘responsible’ means and how we can carry out the (further) development of IT systems in such a way that it also earns our trust.  

  2. ADS Drinks and Data: Ethical Hacking

    In this Meetup we will dive into the field of Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security, IT Security and the future of AI regarding these topics.

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  3. ADS Highlights Event 2022

    ADS will host its annual Highlights Event in-person Thursday 8th of December 2022! The event will also feature highlights from our academic and industry partners and the winners of the third ADS Thesis Awards.

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Latest News & Blog

  • CWI spin-off DuckDB Labs partners with Motherduck, which raises $47.5 million

    CWI spin-off company DuckDB Labs helped create startup MotherDuck which aims to connect DuckDB to the cloud. MotherDuck sports some big names: its CEO is Jordan Tigani, founding engineer at Google’s BigQuery, Google’s fully managed data analysis platform. A big part of the $47.5 million funding comes from Andreessen Horowitz, a prominent venture capital firm, specialized in technology startups.

  • Building an international research community: HHAI Conference 2023

    Breaking ground as the first international conference on Hybrid Human Artificial Intelligence, HHAI22 held its first-ever in-person meeting in Amsterdam in the summer of 2022, establishing the beginnings of an international research community. ADS contributed to the conference by hosting a Meetup around the topic of Hybrid Intelligence.

  • Inaugural Speech Nanda Piersma

    There are legal rules and ethical frameworks, but little or no practical guidance on responsible design. In her inaugural lecture “System error, please restart”, Nanda Piersma argues what ‘responsible’ means and how we can carry out the (further) development of IT systems in such a way that they earn our trust.

  • Managing/Being a Master’s Student during a Pandemic

    For the past five years, Elsevier has been an enthusiastic participant in the UvA Master’s Student programme. In total, more than 45 students have been supervised by researchers across the company, which has led to 12 new recruits for our Data Science teams.

    • Magdalena Mladenova
      Magdalena Mladenova
    • Anita de Waard
      Anita de Waard
    • Thom Pijnenburg
      Thom Pijnenburg