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Robert Went @went1955 Amsterdam and The Hague

Economist Dutch Scientific Council for Government Policy WRR | Board member @REthinkNL | Newsletter ‘De Week in Tweets’ https://t.co/OGZq5Mf42r

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Energiebedrijven krijgen van het kabinet een laatste kans om afscheid te nemen van misleidende en opdringerige deur… https://t.co/jdvJ5kGYnGTo target real diversity, ask the workers. While specific human resources policies matter, such efforts are also “a… https://t.co/n1iZoqFgHrOnrust binnen Vopak over digitaal volgen van werknemers. Ondernemingsraad vreest inbreuk op privacy en schakelt eig… https://t.co/QxXvqHwwcP
11/20
2019
Wijnaldum on racism in football: 'What can you do as a player? It's a problem in society' https://t.co/1zkqkFF9Y5🤜🏻🤛🏿 https://t.co/Pp54hJ9302
Retweeted by Robert WentSilicon Valley’s Biggest Foe Is Getting Even Tougher. Margrethe Vestager has pledged to create the world’s first re… https://t.co/RqxueTaJL6The Risks of Using AI to Interpret Human Emotions. If left unaddressed, conscious or unconscious emotional bias can… https://t.co/dwvKI50Ym3“We richten ons eerst vooral op boze klimaatontkenners, maar nu komt er elke een groep bij: boeren, bouwers, lerare… https://t.co/NxR3i5EAymTijdens het jaarlijkse WRR-uitje maken we vanmiddag bij het Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid items voor te… https://t.co/dzLdKvy2GTEnough Is Enough!! #StopRacism 🤜🏻🤛🏿 https://t.co/AQQbJik9w9
Retweeted by Robert WentToeslagenfraude — ⁦@fokkesukke⁩ in NRC https://t.co/AaGWl68nVPMeeting — Dilbert today https://t.co/6kg5IErrDmThe pitfalls of a ‘retrofit human’ in AI systems. By design, algorithms can’t make the final decision in many situa… https://t.co/pPNSxoUU54Loonkloof tussen man en vrouw verder gegroeid. De Volkskrant berekende op basis van CBS-cijfers dat vrouwen met een… https://t.co/uUrbn2RuleSCP: Participatiewet leidt niet tot meer baankansen. Slechts 35% van de mensen die op een wachtlijst stonden voor d… https://t.co/ddtPJXbbjdCan the planet really afford the exorbitant power demands of machine learning? The environmental impact of such tec… https://t.co/HLKwTsdSgA
11/19
2019
Google’s Totally Creepy, Totally Legal Health-Data Harvesting. Google is an emerging health-care juggernaut, and pr… https://t.co/W9h7AxzYNlAfloop - Ikje in NRC https://t.co/ISetaDemMM“The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to lear… https://t.co/r2TIWCdEwo
Retweeted by Robert WentIn de derde aflevering van onze podcastserie 'Werkt werk nog?' spreken @BoukeB en @jjadriaan met @went1955 over rob… https://t.co/wEQTakY8y2
Retweeted by Robert WentFacebook has 2.5bn monthly active users but almost 400m of the accounts are bogus. It needs to open its user number… https://t.co/z3nTBZyNyCRobots: Waarom verzet tegen automatisering legitiem is. In de Rotterdamse haven pakte de geautomatiseerde terminal… https://t.co/7dagjRvUmULabour to push on with ‘shares for workers’ scheme. Most leftwing manifesto in generation to include nationalisatio… https://t.co/L7kJ6N7NhI
11/18
2019
Our personal data needs protecting from Big Tech. The current regulatory system makes no sense at all in the age of… https://t.co/eM7GRNvscHPrachtige eerste aflevering! https://t.co/ViaRO6dOw2I’m sick and tired to see these images over and over! When is it going to stop!!? #SayNoToRacism @KNVB @OnsOranjehttps://t.co/6dDqR17yHE
Retweeted by Robert WentHarold Wilson in The Crown season 3: "I am an economist, a statistician at heart. I'm happiest with numbers. You ca… https://t.co/hUYKYBgnXvPrachtig dit, een van de trainers van mijn Hardloopclub Amsterdam (HCA) is ook buddy: “Links! Rechts! Hobbel! Gat!… https://t.co/XByghWOuDaPublicly owned fibre sensors and platforms could play an important role in facilitating decentralised decision-maki… https://t.co/2MjUC8o6D4Beyond parody: Econ journal editors apparently requested that Sarsons add several men coauthors because they were s… https://t.co/VCBVLhg5SV
Retweeted by Robert WentBrilliant must-see movie! “Ken Loach on ‘Sorry We Missed You’ and the grim reality of the gig economy. The award-wi… https://t.co/H29a8VKaJPAI Doesn’t Actually Exist Yet. Many businesses claim they’re using it, but they’re kidding themselves—and they’re k… https://t.co/Sbz9BVDaxlPerhaps the most important/relevant line in this NYT story about Obama's latest remarks, implicitly attacking Sande… https://t.co/HVbBgngaME
Retweeted by Robert WentKeek op de week: de beste en grappigste (re)tweets, geselecteerd en aan elkaar gepraat in mijn nieuwsbrief De Week… https://t.co/RrYcFnUp63
Retweeted by Robert WentSomething is stopping us from creating the families we claim to desire. But what? “Late capitalism” has become host… https://t.co/v8ox9sEm5UWarren doesn't just frighten billionaires – she scares the whole establishment. The biggest divide in America isn’t… https://t.co/qR291kR0ImVeel mensen in de zaal waren gistermiddag na de voorstelling in @DeFilmhallen een beetje aangeslagen geloof ik, zag… https://t.co/vTIepuSBHX
Retweeted by Robert WentThe Economist this week on ‘Davosites’... https://t.co/FGKc5fTM95 https://t.co/t6LjFpaFl6Oeps, hier de link naar ons WRR rapport https://t.co/UyzzlsxXw0 https://t.co/1bxpikMU5wPreppers doppen hun eigen boontjes bij ramp. Het stroomnet, de gas- en waterleidingen, ziekenhuizen en hulpverlener… https://t.co/H5PLtPjONbThe race for tech supremacy between the U.S. and China has driven Europe to look for “data sovereignty.” It can’t w… https://t.co/MvftoFHTx2Mentoring — Dilbert today https://t.co/1whGpepxPFSorry We Missed You: ‘Het drama zou verplichte kost moeten zijn voor alle leden van de Tweede Kamer, zelfs een over… https://t.co/VitwWUBDIu
Retweeted by Robert WentHartverscheurende film! Ken Loach (83) blijft vurig strijden tegen het kapitalisme. De filmregisseur is een sociali… https://t.co/j7wmDs4qNS
Retweeted by Robert WentLoneliness has the equivalent impact on life expectancy as smoking 15 cigarettes a day Fast, free broadband will… https://t.co/Sv3Psahi3m
Retweeted by Robert WentNationalize Amazon. Is this a realistic demand? Perhaps not yet, but the point of calling to nationalize Amazon is… https://t.co/Z4eVPRas3aListening! Shoshana Zuboff’s monumental doorstopper The Age of Surveillance Capitalism lays out the theoretical fra… https://t.co/ECnwlPGxC2
Retweeted by Robert WentAmazon’s Heavy Recruitment of Chinese Sellers Puts Consumers at Risk. Amazon has included banned, unsafe, mislabele… https://t.co/lSqrCFVV1JWe Teach A.I. Systems Everything, Including Our Biases. Researchers say computer systems are learning from lots and… https://t.co/bGFcb7AdIwThe pension crisis sweeping the world. The plunge in interest rates since the crisis is wreaking havoc on funds and… https://t.co/2QUNpCbkuvDe gemeente Amsterdam gaat basisscholen die een vrijwillige ouderbijdrage van 225 euro of meer vragen geen gemeente… https://t.co/FM0LZfEa2mCompanies pin hopes on meat-free cash cows. It is a surprising turn from decades past when veggie burgers and tofu… https://t.co/HGP9czXjJVWhen Uber was forced to hand over data about its drivers operating in New York "What we found out was that conditio… https://t.co/aGH9vBHXR0
11/17
2019
🦁 | @onsoranje, gefeliciteerd met de plaatsing voor @UEFAEURO! Tot volgend jaar in de @cruijffarena ❌❌❌ #NIRNEDhttps://t.co/qnXvkcK2jy
Retweeted by Robert WentThe Crown season three will be released this Sunday... https://t.co/KBfLy9ZCqtGreat exhibition! Niki de Saint Phalle by the Sea: ‘She is famous for her colourful, gailly gambolling female figur… https://t.co/BxfaDRPGJ2Veel mensen in de zaal waren gistermiddag na de voorstelling in @DeFilmhallen een beetje aangeslagen geloof ik, zag… https://t.co/vTIepuSBHXAn der Wand befinden sich doppelt so viele Frauen wie am Tisch. https://t.co/ZUBWf5kYw5
Retweeted by Robert Went“'Het is schokkend dat een bedrijf dat zoveel subsidie van de overheid krijgt, zijn flexibele schil zó uitbuit.' NO… https://t.co/2olSWhJonzKeek op de week: de beste en grappigste (re)tweets, geselecteerd en aan elkaar gepraat in mijn nieuwsbrief De Week… https://t.co/RrYcFnUp63Internet for All. Labour has announced plans to provide full-fibre broadband free to everyone in Britain through a… https://t.co/Vvl8AGP44HNationalisation has ceased to be a dirty word in British politics, partly because the Conservatives have failed to… https://t.co/lqw33TW4tOWhoever wins the British election, the Party of Davos will lose. This is nothing less than a revolution. The Party… https://t.co/IsL7xFxAYT‘Those decisions are made by the world’s most accomplished and highest-paid engineers, whose job is to turn the dia… https://t.co/NeeEtNtQrXHow Google Interferes With Its Search Algorithms and Changes Your Results. It uses blacklists, algorithm tweaks and… https://t.co/xNKm27owA5here’s the link on Spotify to ‘Our Pathetic Age’, according to the FT ‘a generously proportioned double album devis… https://t.co/Y8guzdOArHListening! Shoshana Zuboff’s monumental doorstopper The Age of Surveillance Capitalism lays out the theoretical fra… https://t.co/ECnwlPGxC2Minister zwicht: 73 miljoen om de slepende onvrede onder rechtsbijstandadvocaten te beteugelen. Het kabinet maakt v… https://t.co/xxcohlGLp9A Paranoid Guide to Fighting the ‘Bugging Epidemic.’ Tiny cameras have been found in places where they shouldn’t be… https://t.co/r67IJwvEEBZo'n 150.000 medewerkers op 119 zorglocaties doen woensdag mee aan de landelijke ziekenhuisstaking. Behalve 83 ziek… https://t.co/bWgnSjWlf2De @Kunstenbond daagt de Nationale Opera & Ballet voor de rechter, omdat het gezelschap zijn freelancekoorleden de… https://t.co/dheTH3LZ8ySweden's central bank dumps Australian bonds over high emissions. Riksbank says Queensland and Western Australia, a… https://t.co/HiWH4nJvO2Sorry We Missed You: ‘Het drama zou verplichte kost moeten zijn voor alle leden van de Tweede Kamer, zelfs een over… https://t.co/VitwWUBDIu
11/16
2019
Hartverscheurende film! Ken Loach (83) blijft vurig strijden tegen het kapitalisme. De filmregisseur is een sociali… https://t.co/j7wmDs4qNSClimate change — @Banxcartoons in FT https://t.co/HklHOOUmEUDemonstrators scan public faces in DC to show lack of facial recognition laws. The move is part of activist group F… https://t.co/HsCg3UGvyHI Found Work on an Amazon Website and I Made 97 Cents an Hour. Inside the weird, wild, low-wage world of Mechanical… https://t.co/7FGR3qvsQEScore one for the humans: Boeing ditched the robots on its 777 line. Like Tesla, it needed the human touch… https://t.co/nVLvyAdYHoDe beste en grappigste (re)tweets van deze week, geselecteerd en aan elkaar gepraat in mijn nieuwsbrief De Week in… https://t.co/oVrsIWcRjf
Retweeted by Robert WentMake Antitrust Democratic Again! The response to the next recession should put economic power back in the hands of… https://t.co/nVebbGmjDlMachine learning is a bit like cocaine in the 1880s: - been used in a weaker form for centuries - some surprisingl… https://t.co/IutLn17Pv1
Retweeted by Robert WentNice! ‘Burning the heather’, a new track from Pet Shop Boys https://t.co/IU6oxFjid6The Internet Dream Became a Nightmare. What Will Become of It Now? Even the tech giants’ own employees have now bec… https://t.co/t8LBHSk8sI"Explainable AI" doesn't work for online services, now there's proof. The control of explainable AI should be done… https://t.co/rJib73ycZyGreat piece! Five things I’ve learnt about saving the world. April last year @GretaThunberg was an unknown Swedish… https://t.co/6Hg0kwUD41Pietendiscussie opgelost met boerka-piet: ‘Kleur niet te zien’. Steeds meer gemeenten kiezen bij de intocht voor de… https://t.co/ubHADahkg8‘Financing a global green new deal’ — @UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report 2019 — https://t.co/Gnw4Xvj0M9 https://t.co/xVCepoWacaSick — Dilbert today https://t.co/IoUaQ5JDQ8South Korea's success-obsessed culture is finally reckoning with its dark side. The government has taken note and l… https://t.co/7QYO5hE5K6!! Two of the world’s biggest fund management bosses call for a rethink of capitalism and its obsession with consta… https://t.co/FlNBrplzn1“Wachtlijsten, wachtlijsten, wachtlijsten doordat we aan de ene kant moeten vernieuwen en verbeteren terwijl er teg… https://t.co/zqZ9qLfKrXScary! ‘Meet ‘Chet.’ His Employer Knows What Time He Woke Up Today. Follow a day in the life of our fictional Ameri… https://t.co/ydRmEPepI4
11/15
2019
The European Union is to stop funding oil, gas and coal projects at the end of 2021, cutting €2bn (£1.7bn) of yearl… https://t.co/NS1YQFQ3paWhen politicians resort to blaming immigrants, you know they've run out of ideas. https://t.co/LqYdjOzOJa
Retweeted by Robert WentMachine Learning Captcha — xkcd https://t.co/S8XiKT46xSApple launches research app in bid to gather users’ health data. Company hopes millions of users will opt in for ar… https://t.co/uBV77krDdyThese Apocalyptic Photos Show Venice Inundated By Its Worst Flooding In Decades https://t.co/sWkwetQx8sHow the Climate Crisis Is Killing Us, in 9 Alarming Charts. A new report from over 100 experts paints a devastating… https://t.co/oNSssyOWWa100... — @LucZeebroek in NRC https://t.co/RdGSWp0fqUThe Economist Who Wants To Ditch Math. Nobel laureate Robert Shiller argues that gossip, half-baked philosophy, and… https://t.co/RQsE8WcV4v
11/14
2019

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