CWI publishes on a regular basis news item about our research, education and the social impact of this research. In addition to news items, we publish more extensive stories about high-profile research or about CWI tackling social issues.
Cultural AI and its steady acceptance in the heritage sector
The heritage sector is learning to embrace artificial intelligence. This certainly is encouraging, according to CWI researcher Jacco van Ossenbruggen and Martijn Kleppe, head of research at the National Library of the …
Making the invisible visible
CT machines are becoming the standard tool for looking inside objects of all kinds in research and industry. The FleX-ray Lab at CWI is making this type of imaging more accessible to …
Interview with Dijkstra Fellow David Chaum
David Chaum (1955) was awarded the Dijkstra Fellowship for his groundbreaking work in privacy and cryptology and the development of digital currency, which laid the technological basis for blockchain and bitcoin. This …
Artsen omarmen kunstmatige intelligentie: Computer rekent uit hoe je het beste bestraalt
Een computer die binnen 30 seconden een hele reeks geoptimaliseerde behandelplannen voor prostaatkanker berekent. Dat was even wennen voor medisch specialisten. Met kunstmatige intelligentie presenteerde de computer betere plannen en meer inzicht …
Sophie Huibert’s experience at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum
In September of 2019, Sophie Huiberts visited the Heidelberg Laureate Forum. In this blog she shares her experience and looks back on this
Privacy-friendly and data-driven HIV treatments
Thomas Attema (TNO en CWI) will present a lecture on privacy-friendly and data-driven HIV treatments, at the dcypher Symposium 2019. during the Secure Multi-Party Computation and Data Sharing session.
Interview David Chaum: “Blockchain will decentralize power”
David Chaum (1955) is one of the most important pioneers in encryption. His research laid the technological basis for blockchain and bitcoin. On 21 November 2019, CWI will award him the Dijkstra …
“I'd rather write code than papers”
Guido van Rossum (1956) is the founding father of the Python programming language, one of the most popular development tools in the world. In 2019 CWI will award him the Dijkstra Fellowship.