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We often think in a self-centred way. Make use of that!

I know that I can be annoyed when someone jumps in front of the train and because of that my train is delayed, even though this is much worse for the people involved than for me. We all recognize such self-centred feelings in various situations. But there is a positive side to this, for we can also make use of this by guiding people’s behaviour by means of rewards.» Watch this vlog

What will the world look like in about 150 years?

I always like to hearing people about what they expect from the future. If we think of the future then we don’t expect the people who live then to regard us as old fashion. We have accomplished so much in the last few centuries. What more could they achieve? In order to deal with that idea, I’m looking 150 years back in time to see how progressive those people thought they were.» Watch this vlog

What is the difference between a sports drink, cola and an energy drink?

In several countries there is a ban on selling energy drinks to children and/or youngsters. Why do they think that this is important? Are energy drinks just soft drinks with a bad image, even though they aren’t worse than for example cola? Or is there more to this? Let’s take a good look at energy drinks.» Watch this vlog

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Technical devices don’t help to exercise more

Many people who want to exercise more, often enthusiastically make use of all kinds of devices. However, I don’t believe in this. Devices can support us, but not make us exercise.» Watch this vlog

We let ourselves become too dependent on technologies

In the last few years people more and more complain that we have become too dependent on technologies. But I think that this is too easy, in some areas we do become very dependent on technologies, but we let that happen. What do you think? Share your opinion below!» Watch this vlog

Philosophy in Texas – part 2

This week I was in College Station, Texas, USA, for a conference about philosophy of technology. In this vlog I will tell you what my impression of Texas was, what I liked about the conference and how my own presentation went.» Watch this vlog

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Corona virus

There is a debate about whether we should do everything we can to protect our health against Corona, or whether we should make sure that the economy doesn't suffer too much from all this. I think this debate is short-sighted, for we should discuss the causes.» Read this blog

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Friday 10 April 2020
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In order to stimulate us to exercise more, step counters are created. The idea is: 10.000 steps a day and you have done enough. I have tried one and have noticed that it is also a one-sided way to get us upon our feet.» Read this blog

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Thursday 7 November 2019
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Old systems are more and more often being replaced by new technologies. That seems to be a good development, but is it always? Last week there was a resurgence of the discussion concerning the Dutch air alarm system. This seems to be an old fashion system, but it is more important than it...» Read this blog

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The murders of the 14-year old Romy and Savannah shocked many people. Because of this, many people also got angry on the police for not handling the investigation well. I think that we should be careful being angry on the police on social media, because we could hinder the police investigation...» Read this blog

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Thursday 8 June 2017
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Vaginal douches aren't as safe as they sound. In the consumer program Kassa they blame vloggers for the fact that many people use them anyway. I don't think that this is justified. This problem is bigger than that.» Read this blog

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Wednesday 8 March 2017
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Social media
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Old systems are more and more often being replaced by new technologies. That seems to be a good development, but is it always? Last week there was a resurgence of the discussion concerning the Dutch air alarm system. This seems to be an old fashion system, but it is more important than it...» Read this blog

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Friday 5 July 2019
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Safety
Aantal keren bekeken: 2,098

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How should we deal with the dilemma of economy versus health?

Corona virus

There is a debate about whether we should do everything we can to protect our health against Corona, or whether we should make sure that the economy doesn't suffer too much from all this. I think...» Read this blog

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An employee of the organization SETI regards it as dangerous that people search for extraterrestrial life. I don’t share the worries. Nevertheless, I do think that instead of spending all this time, means, and money on this search, it is better to spend it on problems of which we know they are...» Read this blog

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Thursday 6 April 2017
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Safety
Corona virus

There is a debate about whether we should do everything we can to protect our health against Corona, or whether we should make sure that the economy doesn't suffer too much from all this. I think this debate is short-sighted, for we should discuss the causes.» Read this blog

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Friday 10 April 2020
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Domestic, Industry

When the government makes mistakes we often tend to think that they did this on purpose. For that reason it gets harder and harder to trust them. Nevertheless, in this blog I want to give them the benefit of the doubt after making some strange mistakes. The reason is that it doesn’t help us to...» Read this blog

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Wednesday 18 October 2017
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Aviation

Last week I was amazed to hear on the radio that member of the European Parliament Annie Schreijer Pierik was concerned about the names of meat substitutes. I think that this debate is nonsense.» Read this blog

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Thursday 12 January 2017
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Industry

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Technical devices don’t help to exercise more

Many people who want to exercise more, often enthusiastically make use of all kinds of devices. However, I don’t believe in this. Devices can support us, but not make us exercise.» Watch this vlog

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