Dialogue with machines: between fantasy and reality

The myth, initiated with science-fiction literature, got incarnated for a general audience through cinema (HAL 9000, R2-D2, Samantha or TARS), and large […]

Drawing boundaries of social interaction

Beyond physical borders, “invisible borders” limit interaction between specific groups of people. These “social borders” are historically […]

Sonification, when sounds talk to you …

Supporting illiterate people, helping those who are uncomfortable ill at ease with digital technologies, giving them useful […]

MesInfos: reconciling data protection and innovation

The New Generation Internet Foundation (FING) recently invited all stakeholders involved in personal data to join forces […]

From the Internet to SmartGrids : 2 revolutions of networks

For a telco veteran,  the  quandaries of electricity operators confronting the SmartGrids revolution might call forth an […]

Will Internet collapse in 2023? Unlikely, but we mustn’t get complacent!

The end of the Internet has been predicted many times over the years. The most famous of […]

“Ultra-High-Definition” TV for… an “Ultra-Better Quality”?

Ultra-High Definition TV is the next logical step after High-Definition TV. Screen manufacturers, audiovisual service providers and […]

The enterprise in a complex world – an apology to diversity

At the core of digital transformations, the firm must question its organizational and management models. New buzzwords […]

E-mail: the revival

After having been accused of being a source of inefficiency and information overload, e-mail is in the […]

Six challenges for Big Data

The Big Data paradigm (or buzzword, depending on your point of view) has been formulated on the […]

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