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Roberto Saracco

Roberto Saracco fell in love with technology and its implications long time ago. His background is in math and computer science. Until April 2017 he led the EIT Digital Italian Node and then was head of the Industrial Doctoral School of EIT Digital up to September 2018. Previously, up to December 2011 he was the Director of the Telecom Italia Future Centre in Venice, looking at the interplay of technology evolution, economics and society. At the turn of the century he led a World Bank-Infodev project to stimulate entrepreneurship in Latin America. He is a senior member of IEEE where he leads the Industry Advisory Board within the Future Directions Committee and co-chairs the Digital Reality Initiative. He teaches a Master course on Technology Forecasting and Market impact at the University of Trento. He has published over 100 papers in journals and magazines and 14 books.

What about sharks’ privacy?

The more time I spend in the cyberspace and the more I connect to a physical space that would have been out of reach to me (and, I bet, to most of you!). This time I stumbled onto Ocearch (I guess it is a contraction of Ocean Arch), a web …

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The big Shift towards “Green”

The pandemic has been a social, individual and economic tragedy. So it is difficult to say that it may have positive side-effect. However, this is the case. First and foremost, the epidemic has demonstrated: our global shortcomings in predicting and effectively facing a global epidemic the incredible capability of science …

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“Come on, Answer to me!”, said Alexa

Many of us have become used to talk to Alexa. There are an estimated 94 million people in the US owning a smart speaker (up from 76 million in 2020). They are growing everywhere and if you include smartphones with smart personal assistant capability the numbers are in the billions! …

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