Brussels AI legislation should prevent human rights violations

Brussels AI legislation should prevent human rights violations

Technology•29 Jan ’23 08:24Author: Luc de Klerk The popular ChatGPT program is sparking a discussion about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Europe. This year, the EU will introduce AI legislation that should, among other things, prevent human rights violations. However, the system behind ChatGPT would so far fall outside the legislation. ChatGPT is a self-learning computer … Read more

Fear for the future of Lightyear: ‘Sell the technology’

Een auto van Lightyear (foto: Lightyear)

In recent years, millions of public money have flowed into car manufacturer Lightyear in Helmond, which was granted a deferment of payment for a subsidiary. For many, the news came as a bolt from the blue. Automotive journalist Bart Kuijpers is not surprised. “This situation is a very obvious outcome.” The company from Helmond announced … Read more

‘Dutch’ wants more focus on technological progress on social problems

'Dutch' wants more focus on technological progress on social problems

An overwhelming majority of Dutch respondents (87 percent) in the ‘Bosch Tech Compass 2023’ think that technological progress should be more focused on social problems, such as health, food supply and climate change – not on individual needs such as e-commerce or space tourism. For the ‘Bosch Tech Compass 2023’, 600 Dutch people were questioned … Read more

Schneider Electric – LINK

Schneider Electric - LINK

Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and industrial automation, announces the successful integration of the EcoStruxure™ Automation Expert (EAE) solution with Royal HaskoningDHV Nereda® Process Control Software for sustainable and cost-effective wastewater treatment technology. Earlier this year, Royal HaskoningDHV named Schneider Electric as the preferred global supplier for its Nereda … Read more

In memoriam 2022: deceased in ICT

In memoriam 2022: deceased in ICT

The Belgian technology pioneer Jan Callewaert, Stephen Wilhite, the inventor of the ‘poison’, the Dutch database expert Martin Kersten and IBM engineer Fred Brooks are examples of people active in the ICT sector who will have died in 2022. In this in memoriam we reflect on our departed colleagues. January to June 2022 Belgian technology … Read more

After four years of successful restart Vale World 2022 in Düsseldorf • Pomp NL

After four years of successful restart Vale World 2022 in Düsseldorf • Pomp NL

Photo: messedusseldorf.de A month ago, experts from the valve and valve industry met again in Düsseldorf after four years. As usual, Valve World attracted a very international and knowledgeable audience this time too. Valve World 2022 The fair took up less halls than last time, but still welcomed 388 exhibitors from 29 countries on a … Read more

Sanctions against Russia (as of December 20, 2022)

Sanctions against Russia (as of December 20, 2022)

December 20, 2022 supervision © Shutterstock On 16 December 2022, the EU published a ninth sanctions package against Russia and Belarus. In this newsletter we provide you with a brief explanation of this new sanctions package. Sanctions against Russia In response to Russia’s ongoing war of aggression against Ukraine, the Council adopted a ninth … Read more