The Digital Hearing brings you voices, perspectives and ideas on recent events and issues relating to all things law & tech.
Hosted and produced by Laura van Gelder, The Digital Hearing is a podcast series by the Digital Legal Studies research initiative based in the Netherlands. Our collaboration is a partnership between the law schools of Tilburg University, Radboud University, the University of Amsterdam and Maastricht University.
Tune in for conversations with our collaboration's researchers and associated experts from across the globe.
Ready or not, the deepfake future is about to arrive
In this episode, we dive into the dark depths of deepfake technology with Digital Legal Lab researcher Bart van der Sloot (Tilburg University). Bart warns that deepfakes pose serious and urgent threats to society. Can these threats be tackled before the post-truth era is here?
Why Uber and Ola drivers are fighting for their data rights
Political scientist Jill Toh (University of Amsterdam) and law professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius (Radboud University) talk about the legal battle fought by Uber and Ola drivers. Why are they taking the algorithms that manage them to court?
Legal scholar and philosopher Bart van der Sloot (Tilburg University) talks about his recent work on algorithmic bias, and how to make non-discrimination a key component in the design of AI systems.
Digitally fueled riots
Tech philosopher Esther Keymolen (Tilburg University) and fundamental rights & technology researcher Ronan Fahy (University of Amsterdam) talk about recent social media fueled riots, such as the Capitol riots in Washington and the Dutch curfew riots.