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Linda Kool MSc MA

Linda Kool is coordinator at the Rathenau Instituut.


Linda is involved in research within the theme Digital Society. She looks at social, ethical and political implications of emerging digital technologies, such as virtual assistants, smart cities, artificial intelligence and robotics. How do these technologies affect our way of life and the future of work? Linda examines issues such as online manipulation and autonomy, non-discrimination, privacy and security, and inclusion.

Education and career

She studied Social Science Informatics at the University of Amsterdam and European Studies of Society, Science and Technology at the University of Maastricht and Oslo. Before joining the Rathenau Institut, she worked at the Dutch research organization TNO, where she worked on social implications of ICT innovations.