The impact of digitization, technology and artificial intelligence on our lives.
In addition to being a (guest) lecturer at The Bildung Academy, Hans Schnitzler is a philosopher, writer and columnist for the investigative journalism platform Follow The Money. He is also a regular guest on television and radio shows and is a keynote speaker at meetings on technology, ethics and education. The impact of digitization, technology and artificial intelligence on our everyday lives are central to his work.
Since completing his studies in philosophy at the VU, he has been engaged in developing philosophical insights and writing essays and opinion pieces. In 2017, he published the book "Small Philosophy of Digital Abstinence." This book was born out of mutual inspiration while mentoring students at The Bildung Academy.
As a Bildung speaker, Hans encourages people to think critically about the role of digital tools on social developments
Hans Schnitzler is engaging, critical and disarming. His experience in multidisciplinary art projects and as a philosopher, career coach and history teacher in (higher) education, he brings with him as a speaker.
What price do we pay for being constantly on? What is the effect of going offline in a world that is always online? What is the impact of digitalization on you as a human being?
Stimulate resilience with insights and exercises. For example, Hans Schnitzler encourages people to think critically about the role our digital resources play on such social developments. Think for example of a digital abstinence where not freedom from, but freedom to technology is created.
Hans Schnitzler can be hired both for a one-time lecture or workshop, as well as for a series of workshops or multi-day trainings. Spoken at events including Radboud University: Wrestling of the smartphone man, Pakhuis de Zwijger: Philosophy of digital abstinence, Stadsschouwburg: Facebook Farewell Party.