18 Feb I was interviewed by Theodoor Holman from OBA live. The topic was…Robots in Society. He is a great interviewer so it was fun. In Dutch.

and accompanying article in HUMAN http://www.human.nl/speel.RBX_HUMAN_769248.htmloba live

The online magazine publishes an interview with me about ..you guessed it: robots in society, how robots understand people. It’s in Dutch and can be read here: Robot op zoek naar de mens

keynote article

Joris had a question about robots taking over the world. Daniel Davison gave a great answer. Will be broadcast in April, stay tuned!


The article on robots and whether they will take over and our research in the DesignLab is a teaser for a OBA-LIVE show I am in on wednesdayOBA Live, met Vanessa Evers
Woensdag 18 februari, NPO Radio 5, 19.00-20.00 uur


The thnx day was 19 Jan 2015

here’s the video (in Dutch)

Nice to receive a UT in the Media prize on 5 January as well as fellow prize winners Sartak Misra and Renske van Wijk. The prize is for people who have brought science and the University to the attention of the general public. At first I was a bit doubtful about it and I thought I would rather have ‘the most cited paper’ award. But even though talking about science and social robotics in the media is not scientifically peer reviewed, it is still the best way to inform people of what we are doing. They are the taxpayers so I hope they think I have spent the money wisely on important breakthroughs in human robot interaction!ut media prijs

I participated in the Scientists panel against green entrepreneurs that was broadcasted on Dutch national tv 28 December. I became second.. I had a good run but the last question about how many braincells a human brain consists of…

You can watch it here

More info (in Dutch) here

B5-wetenschapsquiz 2014


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