Nos champions du numérique français l'assurent, nous, Français, devons innover à tout prix si nous ne voulons pas rester à la traine des américains et des asiatiques. La Ministre à l'économie numérique, Fleur Pellerin, a même inventé un concept...
HAMBURG – Faced with increasing encroachments on privacy and free speech, high-tech workers around the world should identify as a class and fight power together, said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Sunday.
Alex Pentland says data, sensors and smartphones are opening the door to what he calls social physics. It is the subject of his new book, about the implications of being able to monitor and measure the flow of ideas in companies, markets and communities as never before. The payoff, he says, should be the acceleration of the pace of innovation.
Ask anyone under the age of 30 if they love Facebook. Chances are, the answer will be no.
The once dominant social network has most certainly fallen from its hyper-exclusive, hyper-popular beginnings to become the place where moms and uncles post their political opinions and baby pictures. (At least, I think. I haven’t been on Facebook in forever.)
In fact, Facebook has lost so much of its cool factor that even President Obama knows it.
As it turns out, the Atlantic’s associate editor covering tech Robinson Meyer happened to besitting near Obama at a coffee shop, of all places, during a meeting the President was having to learn more about 18-34 year olds. The goal was to get more people in this demographic to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. For Meyer, the goal was to overhear the president say something relevant to his beat and — as it so happens — President Obama gave him a gem.
“It seems like they don’t use Facebook anymore,” said President Obama.
Que faire dans cette période de crise aiguë ? S’indigner, certes. Mais surtout agir. A 90 ans, le philosophe et sociologue nous invite à résister au diktat de l’urgence. Pour lui, l’espoir est à portée de main.
Back in 2012, when Canada's Harper government announced that it would close down national archive sites around the country, they promised that anything that was discarded or sold would be digitized first.