The digital society
The digitisation of society is a worldwide challenge. Not only are robots increasingly taking over human tasks, they are even beating the world champion at solving the most difficult brainteasers. In order to achieve a smooth interface between society and technology, care has to be taken with integrating new technical knowledge with knowledge of, for example, economic, socio-societal, legal, psychological and cultural factors. Leiden University is cooperating with other universities to meet this challenge. Read more in ‘The Digital Society’, the plan formulated by the Dutch universities, brought together within VSNU.