10 Years of ‘Profiling the European Citizen’: Slow Science Seminar

2018 marks the 10th anniversary of 'Profiling the European Citizen' (ed. Mireille Hildebrandt and Serge Gutwirth), which brought together lawyers, computer scientists and philosophers around emerging practices of data mining, knowledge discovery in data bases (KDD) and their application in a variety of domains. The title of the book turns out to have been prophetic, … Continue reading 10 Years of ‘Profiling the European Citizen’: Slow Science Seminar

Teaching Data Driven Law

This February (2018) LSTS prof. Mireille Hildebrandt will teach an 'intensive course' at University of Toronto, Faculty of Law on Data Driven Law. The course will build on her explorations of the entanglements between law and smart technologies, inquiring further into the impact of data-driven environments on democracy, law and the Rule of Law. The … Continue reading Teaching Data Driven Law

From Law as Information to Law as Calculation

On 9th March Mireille Hildebrandt will be speaking at the Innovation Policy Colloquium of New York University, invited by Helen Nissenbaum and Katherine Strandburg on 'From Law as Information to Law as Calculation'. Building on her book and her Chorley Lecture she will discuss how the idea of computational law or jurimetrics stemmed from a … Continue reading From Law as Information to Law as Calculation

ANYWARE: Privacy and location data in the era of machine learning

LSTS is organising the FWO Interdisciplinary Seminar 'ANYWARE' on 13 October 2016, from 11.30-16.30, at ICAB, in Brussels. The event is chaired and organized by Mireille Hildebrandt (VUB, Radboud University) and will bring together leading and inconspicuous scholars and scientists on the nexus of machine learning, digital security, philosophy, STS and law, to forage the field where … Continue reading ANYWARE: Privacy and location data in the era of machine learning

Privacyrede Universiteit Utrecht

6 september 2016: De Privacyrede. Mireille Hildebrandt voorspelt dat ‘het’ onderwijs binnen vijf jaar radicaal zal veranderen. We hebben nu een systeem waarin de persoonlijke verhouding tussen leerlingen en docent centraal staat en de inhoud van over te dragen kennis. We gaan naar een datagestuurde leeromgeving waarin de meeste beslissingen worden genomen door al dan niet … Continue reading Privacyrede Universiteit Utrecht

Speaking Law to Power: secrets, spies and cowboys in a data-driven world

On 28th June 2016 Mireille Hildebrandt will speak at contemporary art centre Wiels on her recent book 'Smart Technologies and the End(s) of Law. Novel Entanglements of Law and Technology' (the paperback just came out with Edward Elgar). The lecture will discuss the implications of the 'new digital unconscious' that forms the playground for both … Continue reading Speaking Law to Power: secrets, spies and cowboys in a data-driven world

Smart Technologies and the Ends(s) of Law: Novel Entanglements of Law and Technology

Last month my new book was published with Edward Elgar: have a look at the online version and download the appetizers (the Prefatory Remarks and the first Chapter) here. The book moves into the implications of the data-driven agency that mushrooms all around us, suggesting this indicates and requires what I have called 'a new … Continue reading Smart Technologies and the Ends(s) of Law: Novel Entanglements of Law and Technology