Save the date: Gert Jan Hofstede’s inaugural speech 17 Jan 2019

Gert Jan Hofstede is pleased to invite anyone interested to his inaugural address. He will deliver it in the Aula (Auditorium) of Wageningen University on 17 January 2019 at 4PM. This talk marks his appointment as a personal professor of ‘Artificial Sociality’ at the Information Technology group, Social Sciences, Wageningen University. The lecture will be … Read moreSave the date: Gert Jan Hofstede’s inaugural speech 17 Jan 2019

Gert Jan Hofstede appointed professor of Artificial Sociality

As of 17 May 2018, Gert Jan was appointed personal professor of Artificial Sociality at Wageningen University. A ‘personal professor’ at Wageningen is a full professor academically, without management role. This appointment is an acknowledgement of the scientific value of Gert Jan’s work on modelling social life. To know more, read his vision on artificial sociality here: … Read moreGert Jan Hofstede appointed professor of Artificial Sociality

Macedonian translation of VSM 2013 on www.geerthofstede.eu

Lost in translation People answer questionnaires differently depending on the language in which they anser it. Typically, answers are more bland in foreign languages. Some meaning is lost in translation, because the heart is more closely connected with a mother tongue. This is why creating good translations of questionnaires can be important in cross-cultural reasearch. … Read moreMacedonian translation of VSM 2013 on www.geerthofstede.eu

Artificial sociality: Giving artificial agents a GRASP of social life

GRASP agents In his job at Wageningen University, Gert Jan is involved in Artificial Intelligence. He argues that in our time of robots and Internet of Things we need not only artificial intelligence; more urgently, we need artificial sociality. He proposes the GRASP acronym for artificial agents that know how to behave across groups and … Read moreArtificial sociality: Giving artificial agents a GRASP of social life

Gert Jan speaks in Shanghai 29 & 30 Nov: Cleveringa & Seedlink

Gert Jan Hofstede will speak twice in Shanghai next week. Cleveringa Event 29 November On 29 November, Gert Jan will speal at the Dutch consulate. Alumni of Leiden University, Wageningen University and other Dutch universities are invited. More information, and registration: http://www.luf.nl/cleveringa; select ‘Shanghai’ and register.  Gert Jan will speak under the title ‘Homo fabricatus’ or … Read moreGert Jan speaks in Shanghai 29 & 30 Nov: Cleveringa & Seedlink