Healthtech plays an increasingly important role in the quality of life
Music and sound play a major role in several emerging innovative health technologies deployed for people suffering from stress or dementia.
Healthtech aims to improve our lives so that we become healthier and stronger, not only physically but also mentally. There are consequently numerous researchers and companies working on the development of these types of technologies.
Artificial intimacy raises many questions
Will sex with robots indeed be quite normal in a few years, as artificial intelligence expert David Levy claims? He believes that in about 30 years, robots will have developed to the point where humans will be able to have intimate relationships with them and even believes that human-robot marriage will be legalized. There are several more experts who share his opinion.
Cyborgs are already among us
An implanted antenna in your head that enables you to “hear” colors. Or online seismic sensors in your feet that allow you to feel earthquakes. No, this is not science fiction.
Is the history of technology boring?
‘No. It took a while, but even the Dutch see it as part of their culture now’
The Philips Museum is premiering a series of mini lectures on the history of technology during the Dutch Technology Week 2021.
A mix of in-person and online activities at Dutch Technology Week 2021
In a couple of weeks, we can again enjoy the dozens of events of the Dutch Technology Week. The tenth edition of this annual spectacle will take place from May 31 to June 5. Last year, the program had to be hastily adjusted due to the corona crisis, so a couple of online events could still take place. Fortunately, this year there was more time to arrange everything.
DTW goes digital: “in this special period of time, there is every reason for a special DTW”
It was already clear that there would be no physical Dutch Technology Week this year. But to emphasize the DTW mission – and not to lose any opportunity to emphasize the importance of technology for our society – there still is an online edition this year. From 8 to 13 June, Dutch Technology Week will take place through digital channels: DTW2020 Online. “In this special period of time, there is every reason for a special Dutch Technology Week,” says project manager Monique de Wit. “Online, we’ll put technology in the spotlight for one week.”