"Techniek in je mobiele telefoon" van de KNAW
1) Bram Nauta, hoogleraar Integrated Circuit Design, Universiteit Twente – Achter de schermen: chips in je smartphone
2) Leo de Vreede, hoogleraar elektronische schakelingen en architecturen aan de TU Delft – 5G: energieslurper of energiezuinig
3) Eva Gouwens, managing director van Fairphone, Amsterdam – Het verhaal van de Nederlands telefoonmaker Fairphone: 'the only smartphone with a heart'
Upcoming #scientists4future webinar: Paul Behrens from Leiden University.
I have met Paul at one of the online S4F meetings, and I really think this is going to be interesting!
University page: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/staffmembers/paul-behrens
"His environmental research has appeared in leading scientific journals and his work on science communication has appeared in The New York Times, Scientific American, and the BBC."
Info on his book:
Nu live: Een lezing en Q&A met David Fernandez Rivas, de winnaar van de Prins Friso Ingenieursprijs 2021, over zijn onderzoek naar injecties zonder naalden!
Stel vooral vragen in de chat =)
@dajbelshaw I just read your weeknote, really cool that you are working on these very small and minimalist websites!
Are you already familiar with https://solar.lowtechmagazine.com/about.html? You might like their philosophy :)
I'm really looking forward to tonight's Campus Talks about Cyber Security :)
Live at 19:30 CEST:
Also, I'm looking for a suitable PeerTube instance to publish my contributions to Campus Talks, a column on data visualisation called 'Show me the Data!'. Feel free to send suggestions :)
"I believe we should focus on how to live with nature, rather than determining where nature lives. And that’s where spatial planning can play a role."
"Human footprint and protected areas shape elephant range across Africa"
Climate tipping points may have been reached already, experts say
An amazing new video from Kurzgesagt 😍
The Most Extreme Things in the Universe - Ultimate Guide to Black Holes
"Climate crisis has shifted the Earth’s axis, study shows"
The original study:
2016 - Hypponen’s Law: "Whenever an appliance is described as being ‘smart’, it’s vulnerable"
Today - news: Cisco researchers find security leaks in smart airfrier, allowing remote code execution.
Oh yes, Cisco told the manufacturer, Cosori, about the leaks on december 21st. But it isn't fixed, so they now made the details public. Happy hacking 😅!
Hypponens law and the future of IOT:
A new open access publication by Carissa Véliz: Moral zombies: why algorithms are not moral agents.
"When algorithms cause moral havoc, as they often do, we must look to the human beings who designed, programmed, commissioned, implemented, and were supposed to supervise them to assign the appropriate blame. For all their complexity and flair, algorithms are nothing but tools, and moral agents are fully responsible for the tools they create and use."
Een nieuw sociaal contract voor hoger onderwijs?