Should we embrace digital technologies to fight COVID-19? In this free-to-watch video interview dr. Marjolein Lanzing addresses this question and talks about her research that focuses on Googlization of Health, in which she examines the large-scale interest that private, commercial tech enterprises have taken in our health.
Dr. Marjolein Lanzing studies ethical concerns related to new technologies, in particular regarding privacy, autonomy, vulnerability and commodification. She currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen. Her research focus is on the Googlization of Health; she examines the large-scale interest that private, commercial tech enterprises have taken in our health.
In 2019 Lanzing defended her PhD thesis ‘The Transparent Self’ at the 4TU Center for Ethics and Technology (TU/e), in which she addresses the drawbacks of the digital era. She is also a board member of Bits of Freedom, an NGO that advocates for online freedom and (digital) civil rights.