The services that are provided by data-giant Google are becoming more and more a normal part of daily life. But are we truly aware of the implications this has on our privacy? How much information does Google actually have on you?
Mainstream media missed it, but reclaiming public ownership is going global! There have been at least 835 examples of (re)municipalisation of public services worldwide in recent years. An interview with Satoko Kishimoto of TNI.
In recent years, MOOCs have become increasingly more popular. Distance learning at top universities has never been so accessible, but one could wonder about its effectiveness looking at the drop-out rates and students' grades.
How the Dutch national Skirt Day (Rokjesdag) and a leopard print skirt give a good impression of some of our societal problems like, for example, discrimination. Read all about it in this column about unwanted identities.
With some examples from April Fools' 2018, this column examines what made people get tricked. Regardless of whether your goal is to trick people, believable and controversial jokes will grab the audience's attention.
Het lijkt een hobby van opiniemakers om zonder kennis van zaken te fulmineren tegen het literatuuronderwijs, moderne letterkundigen of de literatuurwetenschap. Fake news met een enorme impact op het imago van de Neerlandistiek, aldus Sander Bax.
How authentic are we really? The increase of digital influencers and the pressure on users to reach a certain following or look a certain way before posting a photo, questions the idea of online authenticity.
With growing sense of negativity and 'othering' of Islam in political sphere, in this article I take the story of a Dutch Muslim convert to explore religious and social factors attributed to his change.